Norwegian CIMIC Team to Lebanon

9/26/2008 // Norway deployed a team of 5 civil-military coordination (CIMIC) officers to the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) today.

The Norwegian CIMIC team will be an integrated part of the Italian lead UNIFIL CIMIC Unit and will be stationed in UNIFIL HQ in Naqoura, South Lebanon for the coming months.

Rreconstruction and build confidence

The UNIFIL CIMIC Unit has a total strength of 17 personnel from Italy and Norway and will enhance UNIFIL’s efforts to assist local reconstruction and confidence building activities. The CIMIC Unit will also assist in creating a secure and stable environment in order to further develop and maintain the cooperation with the Government of Lebanon and the civilian population within the UNIFIL area of operation.

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