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Germany contributes another $400k for Libyan Elections

Germany increases its contribution to UNDP with US$ 400,000 to support HNEC readiness for national elections As the High National Elections Commission (HNEC) prepares to organize the national elections foreseen on 24 December 2021, Germany increased its contribution with US$ 400,000 to support The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) 'Promoting Elections for the People of […]

UN appoints Jan Kubis as Special Envoy on Libya

Secretary-General appoints Mr. Ján Kubiš of Slovakia as his Special Envoy on Libya and Head of United Nations Support Mission in Libya United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Ján Kubiš of Slovakia as his Special Envoy on Libya and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL).  This position is […]

Williams conducts Digital Dialogue with 1000 Libyans

ASRSG Williams conducts digital dialogue with 1000 Libyans Following the four-day meeting of the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum's Advisory Committee in Geneva, Acting Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Libya, Stephanie Williams logged in to an AI - powered chat to engage in a digital dialogue with 1,000 Libyans, the majority of whom hailed from […]

Williams' Opening Remarks to LPDF Advisory Cmte

Opening Remarks of the Acting Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Libya, Stephanie Williams - Meeting of the LPDF Advisory Committee I have been struck by how many of you have observed that you are here witnessing history, that your beloved country is at a turning point, that you believe what you have before you […]

Briefing on ongoing Advisory Committee Talks

UNSMIL Spokesperson press briefing on ongoing Advisory Committee talks and progress in various dialogue tracks Meeting in Geneva of the LPDF's Advisory Committee, facilitated by Stephanie Williams, Acting Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Libya  As you know much has been accomplished during the meeting of the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF), which took place […]

Renewed Support for Joint Military Commission and Ceasefire

UNSMIL and Security Working Group for Libya reiterate full support to the Joint Military Commission and the full implementation of the ceasefire agreement The co-chairs of the Security Working Group (SWG) for  Libya, represented by the African Union, France, Italy, Turkey, and the United Kingdom and the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) held […]

Follow up on Critical Economic Reforms in Libya

Libyan Economic Dialogue Meets to Follow up on Critical Economic Reforms On 5 January, Acting Special Representative of the Secretary-General (ASRSG) and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya Stephanie Williams, together with the co-chairs of the Economic Working Group (EWG), including the Ambassadors of the Republic of Egypt, the European Union, and […]

LPDF continues meetings of Advisory and Legal Cmte's

LPDF continues in parallel meetings of Advisory and Legal Committees Acting Special Representative of the Secretary-General (ASRSG) Stephanie Williams was pleased to convene today the first virtual meeting of the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum's Advisory Committee (AC), composed of 18 LPDF members, to discuss the mandate of the committee, its tasks, expected outcomes, and the […]