Archive | Security

Video: Will Libyan Peace Attempt Succeed?

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Libya's warring sides have agreed to form an interim government until elections in December. It's the result of a UN-mediated process to bring together two rival governments and resolve 10 years of war. […]

LPDF produces New Interim Govt for Libya

By John Lee. The Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF) has selected "List 3" to form the new interim Presidency Council of Libya. The list includes Abdul Hamid Mohammed Dbeibah (pictured), who will serve as the new interim Prime Minister; eastern-based Mohammad Younes Menfi, who will become the new President; along with Musa al-Koni (South) and […]

UNSMIL welcomes the 5+5 JMC talks in Sirte

UNSMIL welcomes the 7th round of the 5+5 JMC talks in Sirte UNSMIL welcomes the convening of the 7th round of the 5+5 Joint Military Committee (JMC) at its Headquarters in Sirte, from 4 to 7 February, to continue the planning for the implementation of the ceasefire agreement signed on 23 October 2020 in Geneva. […]

Atlantic Council: Preventing Partition in Libya

By Will O'Brien, for The Atlantic Council. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Preventing partition: The case against a diplomatic band-aid in Libya As the civil war in Libya approaches the decade mark, many in the international community and certain segments of […]

Building Peace through Subnational Governance: The Case of Libya

By Simona Ross, Stefan Wolff, and Alexandre Marc, for The Brookings Institution. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Building peace through subnational governance: The case of Libya Amidst the pandemic and an unprecedented economic downturn, millions of people continue to face […]

Responding to Gender-Based Violence in Libya

UNDP, UNSMIL and Ministry of Interior join efforts to respond to Gender-Based Violence in Libya Investigating Police Officers from the Tripoli Security Directorate and representatives of the Women's Police Department  and the Family and Child Protection Unit within the Tripoli Security Directorate are gaining skills to integrate a gender perspective into their work, with a view to preventing and addressing […]

Williams: Blatant Foreign Interference in Libya

28th January: Acting Special Representative of the Secretary General for Libya Stephanie Williams Briefing to the Security Council Mr. President, (Ambassador Mr. Tarek Ladeb, Tunisia), Members of the Security Council, I wish to congratulate Tunisia for assuming the Presidency of the Council for the month of January. This month marks one year since Chancellor Merkel […]

The Arab Spring 10 Years On

By Dr Georges Fahmi, for the Royal Institute for International Affairs (Chatham House). Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. The Arab Spring 10 Years On While the Arab Spring is not over, the moment of 2011 is. Click here to read the […]