Press Releases

  • 19 Feb 2010 - Naqoura, south Lebanon - A project to establish a green zone for recreational and economic benefits in the village of Sh'huur in south Lebanon was inaugurated today by H.E. the Ambassador of Australia, Ms Jean Dunn, in a ceremony attended by officials of the United Nations...
  • 19 Feb 2010 - Naqoura, Lebanon – The Lebanese Minister of Defence, Mr. Elias Murr, and Lebanese Armed Forces Commander, General Jean Kahwaji, today paid a visit to the headquarters of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) located in Naqoura, south Lebanon. UNIFIL Force...
  • 28 Jan 2010 -   Media representatives are invited to a Transfer of Authority ceremony at UNIFIL headquarters in Naqoura on Thursday 28 January 2010. Major-General Alberto Asarta Cuevas (Spain) will assume command of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) from Lieutenant-General...
  • 18 Dec 2009 - The United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) Maritime Task Force is participating in a major search and rescue operation at sea after a Panamanian-flagged livestock carrier 'Danny F II' sank off the coast of Lebanon. The operation that commenced last evening continued...
  • 28 Aug 2009 - Technical review to maintain operational effectiveness of the Mission The United Nations Security Council, acting on the request of the Government of Lebanon, yesterday unanimously decided to extend without amendment the mandate of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (...
  • 11 Aug 2009 - An exercise in large-scale disaster response was conducted on 10-11 August jointly by the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) and the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), in cooperation with a number of government and non-government organizations in the village of Srifa in...
  • 27 Jul 2009 - The United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) today observed the 30th Anniversary of ITALAIR's operations as part of UNIFIL in the south of Lebanon.   At a ceremony held on the occasion at UNIFIL headquarters in Naqoura, peacekeepers gave a guard of honour and received...
  • 27 Jul 2009 - The United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) Force Commander Major-General Claudio Graziano today held a meeting at the Municipality of Tibnin in south-west Lebanon with local authorities from the neighbouring towns and villages. Also present were members of parliament...
  • 14 Jul 2009 - The United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) Maritime Task Force (MTF) conducted yesterday a Maritime Joint Exercise off the coast of Lebanon in close cooperation with the Lebanese Navy. The aim of this Joint Exercise was to improve cooperation and coordination between...
  • 05 May 2009 - Under-Secretary-General for United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations Alain Le Roy today met senior Lebanese leaders and defence officials in Beirut. In separate meetings with the President of Lebanon Michel Suleiman, Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri, Prime Minister...

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