United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL)

Force intérimaire des Nations Unies au Liban (FINUL)
Fuerza Provisional de las Naciones Unidas en el Libano (FPNUL)

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Contact Details

URL: https://unifil.unmissions.org/

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Founded

1978-03-19

History

19 Mar 1978, as part of F-XF0692 - United Nations Peace-keeping Operations, by resolutions 425 (1978) and 426 (1978) of the E-XE3376 - United Nations Security Council (UNSC), for an initial period of 6 months, subject to extension. Comes within F-XF1000 - United Nations System, in the framework of A-XA3375 - United Nations (UN). The first UNIFIL troops arrived in the area on 23 Mar 1978.

Aims

Confirm the withdrawal of Israeli forces from Southern Lebanon and the return of the area under effective Lebanese authority; restore international peace and security; assist the Government of Lebanon and the Lebanese armed forces in securing the borders against hostile activities and unauthorized entry of arms or related materials; help ensure protection of and humanitarian access to civilian populations, as well as voluntary and safe return of displaced persons; protect United Nations personnel, facilities, installations and equipment.

Activities

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Structure

Force Commander Reserve; Sectors (2); field battalions (9); administrative and logistics UNIFIL House, located in Beirut (Lebanon).

Staff

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Finance

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong InstitutionsGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal

UIA Org ID

XF7577

Last News

2010

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