Tag Archives | Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF)

Possible Reopening of Iraqi Embassy in Libya

By John Lee. Iraq's Foreign Minister, Fuad Hussein, has met with the Foreign Minister of Libya's Government of National Accord (GNA), Mohamed Taher Siala, on the sidelines a meeting of the League of Arab States in Cairo. Minister Hussein congratulated his Libyan counterpart on the occasion of announcing the results of the formation of the […]

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 […]

LPDF moves to 2nd Round of Voting

The Libyan Political Dialogue Forum moves to the second round of vote on the lists of Presidency Council and Prime Minister Candidates The Libyan Political Dialogue Forum members cast their votes this morning for the four lists of candidates for the three-member Presidency Council and Prime Minister positions, which were submitted yesterday and met the […]

Lists of Candidates for Presidency Council and PM

UNSMIL announces the lists of candidates for the positions of the three-member Presidency Council and Prime Minister The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) announced on Friday morning that it has received four lists of candidates for the positions of the three-member Presidency Council and of Prime Minister, which were submitted by the specified […]

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. […]

Day 2 of Geneva LPDF: Presidency Council Vote Inconclusive

On Tuesday, on the second day of the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF) meeting in Switzerland, which has convened to select a temporary unified executive authority to take Libya to national elections on 24 December 2021, the members of the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum cast their votes for members of the Presidency Council. The voting […]

List of Candidates for Presidency Council and PM Positions

Following the closing of the one-week period on 28 January for the submission of nominations for the executive authority positions, the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) announces below the list of candidates for the Presidency Council and Prime Minister positions as according to the original Arabic alphabetical order. The Mission extends its heartfelt […]