Indian battalion wins UNIFIL environment award

Indian battalion (INDBATT) has stationed with the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) has won an environment award for a project that aims to decrease waste generation, reuse plastic, build greenhouses and compost pits.

The second-place award was shared by the Mission’s Sector West Headquarters for the Sector West Infrastructure Management Centre (IMC) for the generation of compost from food waste and Irish-Polish Battalion (IRISHPOLBATT) for its project in supporting the host communities by reducing the environmental hazards.

French-led Force Commander’s Reserve, Indonesian Battalion, Republic of Korea Battalion and Italian Battalion are the other units of UNIFIL who received the awards and recognitions.

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The UNIFIL’s Annual Environment Awards:

  • UNIFIL Head of Mission and Force Commander Major General Stefano Del Col gave the annual environmental awards to seven Missions entities for initiating and implementing innovative projects to preserve the environment.
  • The award is presented to the individuals, UN positions, Branches, contingents, sections, Units that showcase leadership, innovation or activities towards improving and protecting the state of the Environment.
  • The annual award was launched by UNIFIL on 4th December 2019 to recognise the environmental achievements within the Mission’s area of operations.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • UNIFIL Mission Leadership: Major General Stefano Del Col.

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