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

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 […]

Project to support access to Primary Health Services

UK Government and WHO in partnership with the Libyan Ministry of Health launch project to support access to primary health care services in Libya Primary Health Care (PHC) is the pillar of health systems, By providing access to quality preventive and curative care, strong PHC plays a critical role in preventing epidemics; improving women’s and […]

Positive Peace Workshops for Libyan Youth

Government of Italy, the Institute of Economics and Peace and UNICEF hold Positive Peace workshops for Libyan Youth Starting on Monday 19th, over the next four weeks, 180 Libyan youth will participate in workshops for promoting Positive Peace, organised by UNICEF and the Institute of Economics and Peace through funding from the Government of Italy. […]

Recommendations to address Missing Persons file in Libya

Experts, authorities and families agree on a set of recommendations to address missing persons file in Libya The file of missing persons is one of the most pressing issues in post-revolution Libya and a major challenge for the success of the national reconciliation in the country. Towards this end, the United Nations Support Mission in […]

Women spread Culture of Peace in Libya

“Peace is our demand: hand in hand, our love for Libya increases.” This is just one of the peace messages that women will spread in Libya throughout the “Peace Libya campaign” that will kick off on 8 March, International Women’s Day. Supported by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in partnership with the United Nations […]

UN to Reopen Office in Benghazi

By John Lee. The UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has announced that it will reopen an office in Benghazi for the first time in years. Ghassan Salame told a meeting with tribal leaders and elders in the city: “We are preparing to reopen a UN office in Benghazi and I promise you to continue […]

146 Civilian Casualties in Libya in February

From 1 February to 28 February 2018, the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) documented 146 civilian casualties – 13 deaths and 133 injuries – during the conduct of hostilities across Libya. Victims included nine men, two women, one girl and one boy killed and 119 men, six women, seven boys and one girl […]

NOC, UN to work together Against Armed Groups

NOC Chairman Musafa Sanalla, received Mr. Ghassan Salame, the UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative on Sunday February 25, 2018, agreeing to work together to combat attempts by armed groups to gain a foothold in the Libyan oil sector and to increase transparency over Libyan oil revenues. Chairman Sanalla detailed major challenges faces in restoring and maintaining […]