Press releases archive (2006 -2015)

  • 07 Oct 2014 - UNIFIL statement on shooting incident in Shab'a farms area on Sunday 5 October 2014. On Sunday 5 October at around 1.56pm UNIFIL was informed by the LAF about a shooting incident in Shab'a farms area. The incident involved troops from the LAF and IDF. UNIFIL Acting Force...
  • UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Major-General Luciano Portolano reviews the Guard of Honor during the International Day of Peace ceremony.

    22 Sep 2014 - The United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) today held a ceremony to observe the International Day of Peace at the Mission Headquarters in Naqoura. The ceremony was...
  • 17 Sep 2014 - The Head of Mission and Force Commander of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), Major-General Luciano Portolano, today chaired a regular tripartite meeting with senior officers from the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) and the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) at the UN...
  • 02 Sep 2014 - UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Major-General Luciano Portolano today called on the Speaker of Parliament Nabih Berri in Beirut. This was Major-General Portolano's first formal meeting with the Speaker after he assumed command of UNIFIL on 24 July. Following the...
  • 01 Sep 2014 - UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Major-General Luciano Portolano today called on Prime Minister Tammam Salam in Beirut. Following the meeting, Major-General Portolano said: "I had a very good meeting with the Prime Minister. We discussed the situation in southern...
  • 08 Aug 2014 - 12 January 2007
  • 07 Aug 2014 - 3 October 2006
  • Major-General Serra hands over the UN flag to Major-General Portolano.

    24 Jul 2014 - The United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) today underwent a transfer of command from Major-General Paolo Serra (Italy) to Major-General Luciano Portolano (Italy). The hand-over ceremony at UNIFIL Headquarters in Naqoura was attended among others by the Lebanese...
  • 23 Jul 2014 - The Head of Mission and Force Commander of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), Major-General Paolo Serra, today chaired a regular tripartite meeting with senior officers from the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) and the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) at the UN...
  • 22 Jul 2014 - In separate visits, he met with Speaker of Parliament Nabih Berri, Prime Minister Tammam Salam, Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) Commander General Jean Kahwaji and the General Director of General Security, Major-General Abbas Ibrahim. Following the meetings, Major-General Serra said...

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