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

6 Civilian Casualties in Libya in December

From 1 December to 31 December 2017, the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) documented six civilian casualties – five deaths and one injury – during the conduct of hostilities across Libya, a drop for a second consecutive month. Victims included three men killed and one injured, and two girls killed. This month also […]

Small Arms and Light Weapons National Awareness Day

UNMAS supports Libyan Women to organize the first Small Arms and Light Weapons National Awareness Day in Libya A cohort of Libyan women, trained by UNMAS on Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) Risk Awareness, organized the first SALW National Awareness Day in Libya where they raised awareness on small arms and light weapons risks […]

Human Rights Training to Libya’s Presidential Guard

UNSMIL provides human rights training to Libya’s Presidential Guard Seventeen senior officers of the Libya Presidential Guard completed today a week-long training on international human rights law in Tripoli, conducted by the Human Rights office of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL). The 17 participants included heads of divisions, as well as the […]

36,000 Child Migrants in Libya in Need of Assistance

36,000 migrant children are in need of assistance in Libya, figures revealed today on International Migrants Day show. Out of an estimated 400,000 migrants, nine per cent are children and, shockingly, more than 14,000 children are also unaccompanied. This year nearly 15,000 unaccompanied children have reached Italy by sea travelling across the perilous Central Mediterranean […]

Libyan Women seek Greater Role in Governance

Libyan women seek greater role in forthcoming governance system Leading Libyan women concluded a two-day consultative meeting on the political changes happening now in Libya and the impact on women’s participation in the forthcoming governance system. The meeting, organized last week by the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) and the United Nations Development […]

France contributes to UN project supporting Elections in Libya

H.E. French Ambassador to Libya, Ms. Brigitte Curmi and Deputy Special Representative of the UN Secretary General (DSRSG) and of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Libya, Ms. Maria Ribeiro, signed the agreement for France’s contribution to the UN electoral project “Promoting Elections for the People of Libya (PEPOL)” in a ceremony that took […]

Germany Contributes to Electoral Assistance in Libya

The UN electoral support project “Promoting Elections for the People of Libya (PEPOL)” benefitted today from a contribution of 1 million Euros from the Federal Republic of Germany. The contribution agreement was signed by the Ambassador of Germany to Libya, Dr. Christian Buck and the Deputy Special Representative of the UN Secretary General and Resident […]

UN training on Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD)

UN enhances capacity of Libyan Security institutions to deal with the threats of explosive hazards The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) has successfully completed the delivery of a two-week training course on Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) for 16 Libyan National Safety Authority (NSA) and Military Engineers from Tripoli and Benghazi. The two-week training of […]