Tag Archives | Libyan Political Agreement (LPA)

Adapting to the New Libya

By Tarek Megerisi. Libya’s escalating war is changing political realities, necessitating a new framework for conflict resolution and power sharing. Khalifa Haftar’s march on Tripoli on April 4 was a paradigm-shifting event whose importance remains lost on the global diplomatic community. Haftar’s actions closed the door on the Libyan Political Agreement (LPA) and on attempts […]

Security Council condemns Attacks by Jadhran

The members of the Security Council welcomed the briefing from the Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG), Ghassan Salamé, on 16 July 2018. The members of the Security Council welcomed the announcement on [11 July 2018] that Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) is resuming its work on behalf of all Libyans and stressed that its […]

Quartet renews Commitment to LPA, GNA

Cairo, 30 April 2018 1. The League of Arab States (LAS), the African Union (AU), the European Union (EU) and the United Nations (UN) held their fourth meeting at the headquarters of the League of Arab States on 30 April 2018 to discuss the situation in Libya and further coordinate their efforts in support of […]

"Status Quo is Not Sustainable" -- Salamé

Remarks of SRSG Ghassan Salamé to the United Nations Security Council - 17 January 2018: Mr. President, Members of the Security Council, I would like to congratulate Kazakhstan for its Presidency of the Security Council this month. I also wish to thank you for this opportunity to brief upon the work of the United Nations […]

Millett: LPA Remains Only Viable Framework

By John Lee. The United Kingdom's outgoing Ambassador to Libya has said that the Libya Political Agreement (LPA) "remains the only viable framework to solve the political crisis in Libya." In his final missive before leaving the post after two-and-a-half years, Peter Millett (pictured) added: "Now I hear talk of early elections. Decisions on elections […]

Ready or Not, Libya to hold Elections in Spring

By Mustafa Fetouri for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. According to the Libyan Political Agreement signed in Morocco on Dec. 17, 2015, Libya should have held its referendum on its new constitution as well as legislative and presidential elections by […]

Libya Talks Conclude in Tunis

The Joint Drafting Committee of the House of Representatives and the High Council of the State concluded on Saturday its second round of meetings, facilitated by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations in Libya, Dr Ghassan Salamé, on the wording of amendments to the Libyan Political Agreement (LPA). The final session […]

Joint Drafting Committee Meets House of Representatives

The House of Representatives and High Council of State’s Joint Drafting Committee resumed its sessions on Thursday to build on the progress achieved over the past week to continue the finalization of the amendments to the Libyan Political Agreement (LPA). The session, facilitated by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Libya Dr. Ghassan, delved […]