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Ghassan Salamé addresses United Nations Security Council

Remarks of SRSG Ghassan Salamé to the United Nations Security Council on the situation in Libya Mr. President [Ambassador Joseph Singer, Dominican Republic], Allow me to congratulate the Dominican Republic for its Presidency of the Security Council. Mr President, Members of the Council, The South remains Libya’s vulnerable heart, encompassing almost 1 million square kilometers […]

The need for a Sustainable Security Infrastructure in Libya

Statement by Ambassador Karen Pierce, UK Permanent Representative to the UN, at the Security Council briefing on Libya Thank you very much Mr President. Thank you for scheduling this briefing. Very good to hear from the SRSG so thank you, Ghassan for everything you’ve said. I wanted to start by thanking you also for restructuring […]

UN Chiefs join forces towards Libyan Recovery from Crisis

UN humanitarian, development chiefs join forces towards Libya recovery from crisis Concluding a four-day mission to Libya and Tunisia, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Director of the Regional Bureau for Arab States, Mr. Mourad Wahba, the Director of the UNDP Crisis Bureau, Ms. Asako Okai, and the United Nations Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator (OCHA), Ms. […]

Stronger for Libya – the New Stabilization Facility

Libyan authorities, international community present Stabilization Facility Stronger for Libya Senior representatives of the Libyan Ministry of Planning, the international community, United Nations (UN) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) met today in Tripoli to present the new Stabilization Facility for Libya (SFL). The new strategy of the Facility includes narrowly-tailored local stabilization objectives and […]

EU, UN support provision of Services for Vulnerable People

This €50 million programme, funded by the EU will support 24 municipalities across the country in improving access to health, education, water and sanitation (WASH) and social services. UNDP and UNICEF will also work at the national level to generate data to inform decision-making and build the capacity of ministries and national partners. Today, 670,500 […]

US, UN place Sanctions on Libyan Militia Commander

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), concurrent with the UN Security Council’s Libya Sanctions Committee, has taken action targeting Salah Badi (Badi), the leader of the Sumud Brigade militia that has sparked violent clashes in the south of Libya’s capital, Tripoli. Upon entering Tripoli in late August 2018, Badi […]