Tag Archives | United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL)

Libyan Parties Agree on Unified National Budget

Libyan parties agree on a two-month unified National Budget and Work to Address the Banking Crisis This week, two important decisions were taken that will positively affect the economy and create momentum towards unifying the national financial institutions. On 3 February 2021, the Council of Ministers promulgated a two-month interim budget for 2021. This is […]

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 […]

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 […]

EWG Meets to address Urgent Economic Issues

On 21 January, the co-chairs of the International Follow-Up Committee on Libya's Economic Working Group (EWG), including Acting Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Libya Stephanie Williams and representatives of Egypt, the United States and the European Union, convened a meeting to discuss urgent economic issues including the need to manage the impacts of a […]

UN appoints Jan Kubis as Special Envoy on Libya

Secretary-General appoints Mr. Ján Kubiš of Slovakia as his Special Envoy on Libya and Head of United Nations Support Mission in Libya United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Ján Kubiš of Slovakia as his Special Envoy on Libya and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL).  This position is […]