On the 1st November 2017, Indian Log Batt UNDOF conducted a Handover/ Takeover Ceremony in Camp Ziouani. This ceremony was pesided over by Acting Force Commander UNDOF Brig Gen Mauri Tapani Koskela.
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Major General Francis Vib-Sanziri of Ghana as the Head of Mission and Force Commander of the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF).
NEPCON V and Nepalese Field Engineer Platoon- I jointly conducted their medal parade on 28th July 2017 in Camp Faouar, having Force Commander and Head of Mission Major General Jai Shanker Menon as a chief guest of ceremony.
Major General Kevin Cotter was greeted by Comdt Donal Burke and received an Honour Guard from Sgt Valerie Cole and members of The Force Reserve Company (FRC). Major General Cotter then met with the Deputy Force Commander who welcomed him to Camp Ziouani.
The Secretary-General welcomes the announcement by the Governments of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, the Russian Federation and the United States of America of a de-escalation zone and arrangements to support a ceasefire and delivery of humanitarian assistance in southwest Syria.