Press Releases

  • 05 Dec 2018 -
    UNIFIL’s Head of Mission and Force Commander Major General Stefano Del Col today chaired a regular Tripartite meeting with senior officers from the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) and the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) at the UN position in Ras Al Naqoura that included...
  • 24 Oct 2018 - The United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) today marked the 73rd United Nations Day at its headquarters in Naqoura by reaffirming the Mission’s strong commitment to maintain and solidify the existing calm in south Lebanon. In his address to a ceremony attended by...
  • 23 Oct 2018 - UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander, Major General Stefano Del Col, had separate meetings today in Beirut with Lebanese President Michel Aoun, the Speaker of Parliament Nabih Berri and Prime Minister designate Saad Hariri. Discussions focused on the implementation of...
  • 18 Oct 2018 - UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander, Major General Stefano Del Col, today chaired a tripartite meeting with senior officers from the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) and the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) at the UN position in Ras Al Naqoura. Today’s discussions focused on...
  • 16 Oct 2018 - Lebanese Caretaker Minister of Defence, Yaacoub Sarraf, and UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander, Major General Stefano Del Col, met today in Naqoura to discuss efforts to maintain the overall stability in the south of Lebanon. They especially discussed enhanced...
  • 12 Oct 2018 - The United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) Maritime Task Force (MTF) participated in a search and rescue operation at sea after receiving reports on Wednesday 10 October of a missing boat off the coast of Lebanon. UNIFIL was informed that a small boat, allegedly...
  • 05 Oct 2018 - A seven-member delegation of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Lebanese Parliament visited the UNIFIL Headquarters and the Mission’s area of operation today to see first-hand the crucial work carried out by the UN peacekeeping force in south Lebanon. UNIFIL Head of Mission...
  • 24 Sep 2018 - The United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) today marked the International Day of Peace with a ceremony in Naqoura, a photo exhibition in Beirut and a message from its Head of Mission that cooperation of all parties is essential to achieving...
  • 20 Sep 2018 - UNIFIL’s Head of Mission and Force Commander Major General Stefano Del Col today paid a visit to Maronite Patriarch for Antioch and the East Cardinal Bechara Boutros Al-Rahi in Bkerke. During the meeting, Major General Del Col commended the crucial role played by the Cardinal...
  • 06 Sep 2018 - Since taking the helm last month, UNIFIL’s Head of Mission and Force Commander, Major General Stefano Del Col, today chaired his first tripartite meeting with senior delegations from the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) and the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) at the UN position in Ras...

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