Beirut Explosion, One Year On Blue Shield supporting partners in Lebanon The training team and participants for UNIFIL CPP training, July 2021. © UNIFIL Immediately following the horrendous explosion at the port in Beirut on 4 August last year, the Blue Shield supported the Lebanese NGO Biladi to raise funds to help identify immediate security [...]
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The devastating explosion that rocked the Lebanese capital on 4th August 2020 changed Beirut’s port and historic centre within seconds from a bustling hub of businesses, cafés, shopping malls and homes into a wasteland of tangled metal, shattered roofs and walls, blown out windows and twisted door frames.  With more than 200 people dead and [...]
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Attendees at the Irish Defence Force Cultural Property Protection training visiting the Military Archive. © Irish National Committee of the Blue Shield, 2019 Blue Shield Ireland and Blue Shield International co-organised and delivered a three day training course in Dublin on cultural property protection for Peacekeepers to the Irish Defence Forces with a member of [...]
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