Press releases archive (2006 -2015)

  • 14 Jul 2014 - UNIFIL Press Statements on “Rocket fire into Israel from southern Lebanon” "On Monday, 14 July at around 0030hrs, the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) detected the firing of three rockets from the general area of Qulaylah, Southern Lebanon towards Israel....
  • Under Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Mr. Herve Ladsous and UNIFIL Force Commander Major-General Paolo Serra arriving at UNIFIL HQ in Naqoura, South Lebanon.

    24 Jun 2014 - United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Hervé Ladsous today called on Speaker of Parliament Nabih Berri and Prime Minister Tammam Salam in Beirut. He also met the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) Commander General Jean Kahwaji and other senior LAF officers...
  • 18 Jun 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...
  • Peacekeepers hoisting the flags of the UN, Lebanon and the 37 UNIFIL troop contributing countries at  the ceremony commemorating International Day of UN Peacekeepers held at UNIFIL Headquarters in Naqoura, south Lebanon.

    29 May 2014 - The United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) today commemorated the International Day of UN Peacekeepers at a ceremony held at its headquarters in Naqoura. Peacekeepers representing the 37 national contingents in UNIFIL were joined at the ceremony by representatives of...
  • UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Major-General Paolo Serra during a meeting with Lebanese President Michel Sleiman.

    09 May 2014 - UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Major-General Paolo Serra today called on the President of Lebanon Michel Sleiman, Speaker of Parliament Nabih Berri and Prime Minister Tammam Salam in Beirut. Discussions focused on the situation in UNIFIL’s area of operations and...
  • 07 May 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...
  • A Dog trained in detecting explosive materials from UNIFIL’s Sri Lankan battalion performing acrobatic moves during the International Day of Mine Awareness at UNIFIL HQ in Naqoura.

    04 Apr 2014 - The United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) today observed the International Day of Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action. To commemorate this Day the United Nations Mine Action Support Team (UNMAST) hosted a mock minefield and free demining demonstrations for...
  • 24 Mar 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...
  • Guard of Honor during the ceremony of establishment of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon.

    19 Mar 2014 - The United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) today held a ceremony to mark 36 years of its presence in southern Lebanon. The ceremony, held at Mission Headquarters in Naqoura, was attended by representatives of Lebanese authorities including local mayors and community...
  • Lebanese President Sleiman reviewing the Guard of Honor at UNIFIL's HQ accompanied by UNIFIL Force Commander Major-General Serra at UNIFIL HQ in Naqoura, south Lebanon.

    12 Mar 2014 - Lebanese President Michel Sleiman, today paid a visit to the headquarters of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) at Naqoura in southern Lebanon. UNIFIL Force Commander Major-General Paolo Serra welcomed the President and his delegation that included the Deputy...

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