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What Battle Against COVID-19 means for Democracy

What the battle against COVID-19 means for ‎democratic governance progress in Libya Every year, the International Day of Democracy conjures up thoughts of the values of freedom, respect for human rights, and the principle of holding periodic and genuine elections by universal suffrage. This year, the COVID-19 crisis brings to our mind the idea that […]

New Career Opportunities in Libya

By John Lee. The following career opportunities in Libya have been recently advertised: Advocacy/Protection Manager, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Senior Public Information Officer, UNSMIL - United Nations Support Mission in Libya Delivery of Training on Intermediate English and Computer, International Rescue Committee (IRC) Delivery of Training on Business English and Effective Communication, International Rescue Committee (IRC) […]

Int'l Condemnation of Attack on NOC HQ

By John Lee. There has been widespread international condemnation of Monday's terrorist attack on the headquarters of the National Oil Company (NOC). The UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) said: "... the assault on the institution that is Libya's primary source of national wealth is a blow against Libyans everywhere. The Mission calls on Libyans […]

8 Civilian Casualties in July

From 1 July to 31 July 2018, the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) documented 8 civilian casualties –three deaths and five injuries – during the conduct of hostilities across Libya. The casualty toll is the lowest on record since the beginning of the year. Victims included one man, one woman and one boy […]

UN Experts Assist in Aftermath of Ammunition Explosion

A United Nations team of ammunition specialists is offering technical advice to local authorities on the recovery work and is assessing the state of an Ammunition Storage Area at Brak Al-Chati in southern Libya where an explosion on 28 November killed over 40 people and injured many others. The team from the United Nations Mine […]

UN Hosts Meeting of Political Forces, Activists

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) hosted on 30th November the second consultative meeting of Libyan forces and activists. The meeting was convened in Al-Waddan Hotel, Tripoli. This meeting comes as a continuation of the discussions that were held during the first consultative meeting, which was convened on 31 October 2013, on the […]

UNSMIL Increases Protection at Tripoli HQ

The United Nations Security Council has given initial approval to the request of the United Nations Secretary General regarding the enhancement of the protection of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) through a dedicated guard team for its headquarters in Tripoli. This team should not exceed 235 elements, including a number of administrative […]

HNEC, UNSMIL Discuss Electoral Matters

Mr. Tarik Mitri, the Special Representative of the Secretary General of the United Nations met on Tuesday 26 November with Mr. Nuri Abbar, the Chairman of the High National Elections Commission. The head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya and the Chairman of HNEC discussed the HNEC-UN cooperation on electoral matters, and shared […]