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Mar 24, 2023

MFO Spotlight: A Day with the CASA and its Crew

The MFO spends a day with the Czech-provided CASA and its crew to learn more about their roles and responsibilities in ensuring fixed-wing support for the MFO mission.


Mar 15, 2023

Supplemental Japanese Funding in FY2023

The MFO is pleased to announce that the Government of Japan has generously agreed to provide supplemental project funding for a ninth consecutive year to ensure the safety of our personnel and the effectiveness of our mission.


Mar 10, 2023

The MFO Celebrates International Women’s Day


MFO personnel came together on March 8th to celebrate the achievements and contributions of women during a series of events at our South Camp.

Mar 8, 2023

The MFO Thanks its Women Peacekeepers

To celebrate International Women’s Day, the MFO wishes to express its great appreciation to all its women peacekeepers, military and civilian, for their vital contributions to our mission and peace and cooperation between Egypt and Israel. Your work is fundamental to our success and an integral part of our achievements.

Mar 5, 2023

MFO Welcomes a New Force Commander

Major General Pavel Kolář of the Czech Republic assumed command of the Multinational Force and Observers in the Sinai from Major General Evan Williams of New Zealand on 5 March 2023, during a Change of Command ceremony held at South Camp in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt.

Mar 3, 2023

MFO Director General Visits Uruguay and Colombia

MFO Director General, Elizabeth L. Dibble, visited Uruguay and Colombia on February 17 and 20, 2023, respectively to meet with representatives of two of the MFO’s long-time Troop-Contributing States.

Feb 10, 2023

Supporting States Visit – February 9, 2023


The MFO Force Commander, Major General Evan Williams, and MFO personnel welcomed Ambassadors, Defense Attachés, and other key staff from Cairo-based embassies to the MFO’s North Camp.

Jan 27, 2023

MFO Plenary Meeting – 26 January 2023



The MFO was honored to hold a plenary meeting in Rome on 26 January 2023 for its Supporting States.

Jan 16, 2023

MFO Force Commander Designate – Brigadier General (P) Pavel Kolář

The MFO is honored to announce that it has received Egypt’s and Israel’s approval to appoint Brigadier General (P) Pavel Kolář from the Czech Republic as the MFO’s next Force Commander.

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News & Media MFO COP27 Visits

Nov 24, 2022

MFO COP27 Visits

Over the month of November 2022, youths, dignitaries, and Heads of State from all over the world visited Sharm El Sheikh to attend the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27). During this time, many representatives from MFO Troop Contributing and Donor States took the opportunity to visit us in the Sinai.


The MFO’s South Camp had the pleasure of hosting distinguished guests including the President of the Swiss Confederation, His Excellency Ignazio Cassis, the Prime Minister of the Czech Republic, His Excellency Petr Fiala, and the Australian Minister for Defence Industry, the Honorable Pat Conroy. In addition, the Uruguayan Minister of National Defense, Dr. Javier García and Commander of the Uruguayan Army, General Gerardo Fregosi visited both MFO Camps and remote sites. The MFO also hosted Fijian visitors who attended the COP27 Youth Conference along with Fijian representatives to the United Nations.

All visitors received briefings on the MFO’s mission and operations, toured facilities, and gained an understanding of the MFO’s contribution to the peace between Egypt and Israel. They were able to meet with their respective contingent personnel who displayed their skills and work undertaken in support of the MFO mission. In addition, Donor State representatives were able to witness first-hand their countries’ contributions and their positive impact on the MFO.