The mission is part of the initiatives of the International Support Group for Lebanon (ISG), in the UN. The ISG intends to support Lebanon that, in view of the Syrian conflict, is suffering from severe social and economic hardships with consequences on the stability and the security situation.
In particular the mission aims to increase the engagement of the International Community in supporting Lebanon.
The interventions aim to support the refugees, the economy of the Nation and the Armed Forces.
In this context Italy has started bilateral activities in training the Lebanese military staff.
The national engagement is put into effect through the deployment of an Italian Bilateral Military Mission in Lebanon (MIBIL) that aims to implement training programmes for the LAF (Lebanese Armed Forces) and to create a Training Centre in Southern Lebanon where the training activities can be carried out.