Tag Archives | United Nations (UN)

US, UN Sanction Human Traffickers in Libya

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), concurrently with the United Nations, has sanctioned six individuals for threatening the peace, security, or stability of Libya through their involvement in the smuggling of migrants. Migrant smuggling has become a lucrative business in Libya and fuels instability by providing funding for rogue […]

Quartet renews Commitment to LPA, GNA

Cairo, 30 April 2018 1. The League of Arab States (LAS), the African Union (AU), the European Union (EU) and the United Nations (UN) held their fourth meeting at the headquarters of the League of Arab States on 30 April 2018 to discuss the situation in Libya and further coordinate their efforts in support of […]

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 […]

Concrete steps to implement Tawergha Misrata Agreement

Reconciliation Technical Committee identifies concrete steps to implement Tawergha Misrata Agreement; UN to play central role The Technical Committee of the “Towards National Reconciliation in Libya” project met this week with the Special Representative of the UN Secretary General Ghassan Salamé (pictured) and the State Minister for IDP Affairs Youssef Jalala to discuss the safe […]

International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action

UN, Canada and UK mark the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action The Canadian Embassy hosted an event under the theme “Advancing Protection, Peace and Development” to celebrate the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action. The event, organized in partnership with the United Nations Mine Action Service […]

UN, Libyan Govt consultations on Strategic Framework

The United Nations and the Government of Libya undertake national consultations on Strategic Framework for 2019-2020 and UNDP, UNFPA and UNICEF Country Programme Documents The Government of Libya and the United Nations discussed new way forward to support Libya in a round of consultations on the United Nations Strategic Framework (UNSF) for the period 2019-2020 […]

Undermining the State “must not become New Normal”, Salamé Warns

Libya’s shaky financial position, looming humanitarian crisis and the inability of State authorities to provide services have created a “vicious cycle” where groups with vested interests are trying to step in and undermine the Government, the United Nations envoy to Libya has warned. Transcript of remarks of SRSG Ghassan Salamé to the United Nations Security […]