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Libya Experts Forum vows to support GNA

The Libya Experts Development Cooperation Forum vows to support the Government of National Accord providing policy advice The fourth meeting of the Libya Experts Development Cooperation Forum was held recently, bringing together Libyan academics, policy makers, prominent experts, entrepreneurs and the international community. The meeting – which was opened by Dr. Jaffar Hussain Syed (United […]

Libyan Officials get Training on Refugee Protection

The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Libya organized a 3 day training for 20 Libyan officials in Tunisia on 26, 27 and 28 September 2016. The training was an occasion to gather various local authorities involved in refugee protection, to discuss and exchange information about international refugee law, as […]

UNMAS Course on De-Mining

UNMAS Celebrates Completion of Non-Technical Survey Course Programme The United Nations Mine Actions Service (UNMAS) and Arms and Ammunition Advisory Section (AAAS) of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) have celebrated the successful graduation of 15 Libyan participants including a female who completed the five day-long Non-Technical Survey Course on 9 October 2015. […]

Libyan Women Discuss Peace and Security

Libyan Women Activists Discuss How They Can Contribute to Peace and Security Twenty Libyan women activists from different regions and groups met in Tunisia on 08-10 October 2015 to discuss issues pertaining to peace and security in Libya. Participants expressed their deep concern about the situation of displaced women, children and the society as a […]

Leon Proposes Names for Govt of National Accord

Excerpts from SRSG Bernardino Leon’s Press Conference in Skhirat, Morocco, on Thursday 08 October 2015: So after a year of work in this process, after working with more than 150 Libyan personalities from all the regions, from all the political affiliations, working in six, seven different locations in Libya, six , seven different locations all […]

Workshop on Managing Election Budgets

Workshop on How to Effectively Manage Budgets for Elections A technical workshop was recently held in Tunis, Tunisia aimed at strengthening the skills of Libyan electoral officials to budget for elections. Eighteen staff from the High National Elections Commission of Libya (HNEC), representing nine field office and the headquarters, participated in the workshop that was […]

Leon Briefs Security Council

Briefing by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Libya to the Security Council.  Mr. President, Distinguished Members of the Council, Excellencies, 1. Since my last briefing to the Council, the situation in Libya continued to deteriorate amidst significant political fragmentation and violence. Too many Libyans continue to die in this fight among brothers and […]

Security Council Press Statement on Libya

The members of the Security Council welcomed the initialling of the Libyan Political Agreement of Skhirat, Morocco on 11 July by the majority of the Libyan delegates. The members of the Security Council recognised the political will and courage demonstrated by those who initialled this draft agreement, which seeks to resolve Libya’s institutional and security […]