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

At least 40 Civilian Casualties in September

From 1 September to 31 September 2018, the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) documented 40 civilian casualties –18 deaths and 22 injuries – during the conduct of hostilities across Libya. Victims included 14 men and four boys killed, and nine men, five women, one boy and one girl injured. The sex of six […]

UNSMIL Mandate Extended

The UN Security Council has adopted a resolution extending the mandate of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) until 15 September 2019 under the leadership of the Secretary‑General’s Special Representative. Unanimously adopting resolution 2434 (2018), the Council decided to extend UNSMIL’s mandate as an integrated special political mission to support an inclusive political process as well as […]

UNSMIL publishes Ceasefire Consolidation Agreement

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) published the details of the Ceasefire Consolidation Agreement signed last week. It includes a commitment to publish a package of economic reforms this week. The full text of the statement folllows: Based on the 4 September Ceasefire Agreement and the 6 September Security Council statement demanding immediate […]

Ceasefire-Related Security Dialogue for Tripoli

The United Nations Support Mission to Libya (UNSMIL) hosted a meeting today to discuss the consolidation of the 4 September 2018 ceasefire, agree on a monitoring and verification mechanism and begin talks on the security arrangements in the Greater Tripoli area. The meeting, convened in the western Libyan city of Zawiya, was attended by representatives […]

Security Council Press Statement on Libya

The members of the Security Council welcomed the briefing from the Special Representative of the Secretary‑General, Ghassan Salamé, on 5 September 2018. The members of the Security Council condemned the recent violence in Tripoli and called on all parties to exercise restraint, protect civilians and engage seriously in national reconciliation. They reiterated that there can […]

Violence in Tripoli – UN Calls for Meeting

The UN Secretary General has condemned the continued escalation of violence in and around Tripoli and, in particular, the use by armed groups of indiscriminate shelling leading to the death and injury of civilians, including children. In a statement, Antonio Gutteres (pictured) extended his deepest condolences to those who have lost loved ones. He called […]

UNSMIL Calls for the Restoration of Calm in Tripoli

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) is following the clashes in and around Tripoli with grave concern and calls on all parties to immediately cease all military action. UNSMIL is concerned by the use of indiscriminate fire and heavy weapons in densely populated residential areas, endangering civilian lives and reminds all parties of […]

UNSMIL Condemns Attack on al-Kaam Checkpoint

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) condemns today’s terrorist attack on al-Kaam Checkpoint east of the Libyan capital Tripoli which resulted in at least four deaths and seven injuries among security personnel manning the checkpoint The Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Libya, Ghassan Salame (pictured), expresses his deepest condolences to the families of […]