Tag Archives | Morocco

Libyan Rivals start New Talks in Morocco

By Adam Nathan (@adamgnathan). Delegations from Libya's High Council of State and the Libyan House of Representatives, the two legislative bodies that have been competing for power in Libya, are set to hold a coordination meeting this afternoon in Morocco, ahead of a historic meeting in Ghadames. Today's meeting is set to take place at […]

Serraj, Haftar Agree to Ceasefire and Elections

In support of the action of the United Nations and in the framework of the implementation of the Skhirat Agreement, taking into account the initiatives of the international organizations working on Libya including the African Union, the European Union and the League of Arab States, and underlining the efforts made by Libya’s friend countries and […]

Finance Ministers discuss Libya's Challenges

By Adam Nathan. The Libyan Minister of Finance Dr. Osama Hammad participated Thursday in Malta in launching the meeting of the finance ministers of the Group 5 + 5 for the countries of the Mediterranean Basin on the economy and finance. The second meeting, which takes place two months after the first meeting held on […]

First Anniversary of the Signing of the Libyan Political Agreement

Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on the First Anniversary of the Signing of the Libyan Political Agreement One year ago today, the Libyan Political Agreement was signed in Skhirat, Morocco, marking a critical milestone in the country’s democratic transition. The Secretary-General commends all Libyans who engaged in the process, in the spirit […]

EUR 27.5m for Migration Programmes in North Africa

The European Commission has launched new support measures worth EUR 27.5 million to support the North Africa region in addressing the current migration situation. The EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa adopted three new programmes which will focus on the following areas: migration governance, protection of vulnerable migrants and refugees, and enhanced resilience of migrant […]

International Community Reaffirms Support for GNA

Ministerial Meeting for Libya Joint Communique, Vienna 16 May 2016 We welcome the presence of Prime Minister al-Sarraj and commend his leadership in guiding Libya’s institutions through seating the government in Tripoli, a turning point in the Libyan political process. We express our strong support for the Libyan people in maintaining the unity of Libya. […]

EUR 20m for Civil Society

The European Commission launched a call for proposals for a total amount of EUR 20 million, to involve civil society in pan-African issues, according to a statement on the website of the EU Delegation in Algeria. Five African countries bordering the Mediterranean (Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya and Egypt) are invited to cooperate in addition to […]

Rival Groups Sign Peace Deal

BBC News reports that Libya's rival politicians have signed a UN-brokered deal to form a unity government. UN envoy Martin Kobler described the deal as historic, saying Libya had "turned a page" in efforts to achieve reconciliation and stability. However, the heads of the rival parliaments declined to sign the deal because of major disagreements, […]