Press releases archive (2006 -2015)

  • 17 Jul 2013 - In response to media queries, UNIFIL Spokesperson issued the response below: UNIFIL has been informed by the UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) that the Government of Nepal has agreed to contribute troops to the United Nations Disengagement...
  • UNIFIL peacekeepers marching during the ceremony to commemorate International day of Peacekeepers 29 May 2013.

    29 May 2013 - The United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) today held a ceremony at its headquarters in Naqoura to mark this year's international peacekeepers day. Peacekeepers representing the 37 national contingents in UNIFIL were joined by representatives of...
  • Mr. Walid Daouq Minister of Information of Lebanese Republic inspecting UNIFIL guard of honor.

    20 May 2013 - "I am very happy to welcome today the Minister of Information Mr. Walid Daouq and the Director General of the Ministry of Information Mr. Hassan Falha to UNIFIL headquarters. We had an excellent meeting and I highly appreciate the Minister's initiative to...
  • (left to right) UNIFIL Head of Mission/Force Commander Maj-General Paolo Serra; UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon Mr. Derek Plumbly; UN Under Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Mr. Herve Ladsous and President of the Republic of Lebanon Michel Sleiman.

    14 May 2013 - United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Hervé Ladsous today called on the President of Lebanon Michel Suleiman, Speaker of Parliament Nabih Berri and caretaker Prime Minister Najib Mikati in Beirut. He also met the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)...
  • (left to right) UNIFIL Head of Mission/Force Commander Maj-General Paolo Serra; UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon Mr. Derek Plumbly; UN Under Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Mr. Herve Ladsous and the Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri.

    14 May 2013 - Mesdames et Messieurs, J'ai été très honoré, dans le cadre de la visite que j'effectue ces jours-ci au Liban, d'être reçu par le Président du Parlement Monsieur Nabih Berri. Je lui ai redit toute l'importance que la Communauté internationale et les...
  • UN Under Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Mr. Herve Ladsous meeting with Prime Minister Najib Mikati.

    14 May 2013 - Good morning. I have just had the privilege of seeing Prime Minister Mikati to whom I conveyed the warm wishes of the Secretary-General of the United Nations Mr. Ban Ki-moon and of course the determination of the United Nations to continue towards the implementation of...
  • 14 May 2013 - I am very glad to have had the opportunity to meet Gen. Kahwaji. We had very useful discussions and I also met with other senior officers of the Lebanese Armed Forces. I have high admiration for the hard work and sacrifices made by LAF soldiers for their...
  • (left to right) UNIFIL Head of Mission/Force Commander Maj-General Paolo Serra; UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon Mr. Derek Plumbly; UN Under Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Mr. Herve Ladsous and President of the Republic of Lebanon Michel Sleiman.

    14 May 2013 - I had an excellent meeting with the President. His strong support for UNIFIL and commitment to the implementation of resolution 1701 has been evident, among other things, by the fact that he was the first Lebanese Head of State to visit UNIFIL. I conveyed my...
  • 13 May 2013 - The Head of United Nations Peacekeeping Mr. Hervé Ladsous today travelled to Israel and met with key Israeli government officials and representatives of the Israel Defense Forces. Mr. Ladsous was accompanied by UNIFIL Force Commander Major-General Paolo Serra, among others....
  • Under Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Herve Ladsous is welcomed by a UNIFIL Nepalese peacekeeper at the start of his Blue Line tour.

    12 May 2013 - As part of his five-day tour of the region, United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Hervé Ladsous today toured the Line of Withdrawal (Blue Line) in UNIFIL area of operations in southern Lebanon. He was accompanied by the Force Commander Major-...

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