Press Releases

  • The Lebanese Minister of Justice Salim Jreissati inspecting UNIFIL guard of honor.

    30 Jun 2017 - The Minister of Justice of the Republic of Lebanon, Salim Jreissati, paid a visit to the UNIFIL Headquarters and the UN Mission’s area of operations (AO) in south Lebanon today. UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Major General Michael Beary accompanied the Minister and...
  • 20 Jun 2017 - UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander, Major General Michael Beary, today chaired a regular tripartite meeting with senior officials from the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) and the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) at the UN position at Ras Al Naqoura. Discussions centered on...
  • Peacekeepers representing 40 national contingents march ahead of a UNIFIL ceremony marking the International Day of UN Peacekeepers.

    29 May 2017 - The United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) today observed the International Day of UN Peacekeepers at its headquarters in Naqoura, vowing to advance its partnership with Lebanese authorities and local leaders in maintaining a safe and stable environment in south...
  • 16 May 2017 - UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Major General Michael Beary today met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants of the Republic of Lebanon, Gebran Bassil, in Beirut. The UNIFIL Head of Mission expressed his appreciation for the commitment and continued...
  • 21 Apr 2017 - Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad Hariri today paid his first visit to the headquarters of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), as part of his tour of the UNIFIL area of operations in southern Lebanon. UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Major General...
  • 20 Apr 2017 - UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander, Major General Michael Beary, today chaired a regular tripartite meeting with senior officials from the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) and the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) at the UN position at Ras Al Naqoura.  Discussions focused on...
  • 12 Apr 2017 - UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Major General Michael Beary today met separately with the Speaker of Parliament, Nabih Berri, and Prime Minister Saad Hariri in Beirut.  In both meetings, the UNIFIL head thanked the Lebanese leaders for their continued support to...
  • UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Major General Michael Beary visits the newly appointed Commander of the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF), General Joseph Aoun, Yarze, Beirut.

    23 Mar 2017 - UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Major General Michael Beary today paid his first visit to the newly appointed Commander of the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF), General Joseph Aoun, in Beirut. During the meeting, the two Commanders discussed a wide range of issues...
  • UNIFIL Head of Mission Major General Michael Beary lays a wreath at the UNIFIL cenotaph in memory of fallen peacekeepers. Naqoura, south Lebanon.

    20 Mar 2017 - Today, the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) marked the 39th anniversary of its establishment with a ceremony at its Headquarters in Naqoura highlighting the Mission’s commitment to providing a safe and secure environment for the local population in southern...
  • 10 Mar 2017 - The President of the Republic of Estonia, Kersti Kaljulaid, today visited the headquarters of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) in south Lebanon. Upon her arrival at the UNIFIL base in Naqoura, President Kaljulaid was greeted by the UNIFIL Head of Mission and...

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