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Reader’s Guide to Libya

By John Lee. Conflict analyst and risk management consultant Frank Talbot has compiled a collection of reports, studies and papers examining issues relating to developments in Libya dating back to 2011. The reader’s guide, which does not include news articles, testimonies, or blog posts, is based on the belief that the community of “Libya watchers” […]

Families of Missing Persons: Between Hope and Despair

Families of missing in Libya continue to suffer after many years hoping to know about the fate of their beloved ones. “I miss my son’s smile, his voice and his presence in the house,” says one of the participants at the two-day workshop organized by the United Nation Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations […]

Ribeiro addresses Expert Group on Women, Peace & Security

Briefing Note for the DSRSG/RC/HC, Maria Ribeiro to Security Council’s Informal Experts Group on Women, Peace and Security Friday 13 April 2018   Excellencies Ambassadors of Sweden, Peru, and the UK, Co-Chairs of the Security Council’s Informal Experts Group on Women, Peace and Security; Colleagues, Expert-level representatives of Security Council members, UN Women, OSRSG-Sexual Violence […]

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Salamé addresses Meeting of Arab Foreign Ministers

Address of SRSG for Libya Ghassan Salamé at the Meeting of Arab Foreign Ministers in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – 12 April 2018 Thank you, Your Excellency, Foreign Minister of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and thank you for inviting me to this meeting. I thank the Secretary-General of the League of Arab States, I salute […]

Women’s Centre in Ubari opens its Doors

As part of its efforts to support the local authorities to provide better services to citizens, the Stabilization Facility for Libya (SFL), led by the Government of National Accord (GNA), today handed over the rehabilitated Women’s Centre in Ubari municipality. Ms. Fatma Masoud, Mr. Abubaker Ganso and Mr. Omar Kouki, members of Ubari Municipal Council, […]

GNA gives $5m to Stabilization Facility for Libya

The Government of National Accord contributes 5 million US$ to the Stabilization Facility for Libya The Minister of Planning, Hon. Dr. Taher E A Jehaimi, and Deputy Special Representative of the UN Secretary General, UN Resident Coordinator, Humanitarian Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Libya, Ms. Maria Ribeiro, have signed an agreement at the Ministry […]

UN assists more than 8,500 Displaced Women in Libya

UNFPA and UNHCR assist more than 8,500 displaced women across Libya In order to respond to the growing needs of vulnerable displaced women across Libya, UNHCR and UNFPA, with the support of German funding, are currently distributing 8,517 dignity and hygiene kits in 16 different locations in the areas of Tripoli, Misrata, Sabha, Nafusa Mountains, […]