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3F Wins Explosives Disposal Contract

By John Lee. Libyan NGO Free Fields Foundation (3F) has won a contract to provide a “Explosive Ordnance Disposal and Non-Technical Survey in Benghazi.” The contract was granted by the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS), and is valued at $447,465. (Source: UN)

NATO calls for End to Libya Fighting

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg met the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Libya Ghassan Salamé at NATO headquarters on Monday (13 May 2019) for talks on the security situation in Libya. The Secretary General expressed the Alliance’s deep concern over the situation in Libya and stressed that he would continue to urge all parties […]

Joint Emergency Rapid Humanitarian Response

In response to the ongoing intense clashes in Tripoli, four United Nations agencies launched the Rapid Response Mechanism for the first time in Libya to provide assistance to vulnerable displaced families. The International Organization for Migration (IOM), the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the World Food Programme (WFP) […]

UN Condemns Shelling of Residential Neighbourhood

SRSG Ghassan Salame: Heavy shelling of residential neighbourhood, killing innocent people is as blatant violation of international laws Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Libya Ghassan Salame condemns in the strongest terms the overnight heavy rocket shelling on the high-density residential neighbourhood of Abu Slim in Tripoli which resulted in scores of civilian deaths and injuries. […]

FAO continues Capacity-Building Program in Libya

FAO continues its capacity-building program with Libyan partners The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is completing the cycle of training workshops on fighting Zoonotic diseases in Libya implemented in the framework of the Emergency Assistance for Outbreaks of Deadly Zoonotic Diseases (Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza, Rabies outbreaks and Rift Valley fever) […]

UN postpones Libyan National Conference

Statement by the Special Representative of the Secretary General in Libya, Ghassan Salamé, on the National Conference The decision to hold the National Conference had been made on the basis that the situation had matured, and that the necessary conditions had been met to enable an effective solution to the crisis in Libya through a […]

Haftar’s Forces Advance on Tripoli

By Adam Nathan (@adamgnathan). The international community has called for calm and restraint in Libya as forces loyal to General Haftar (pictured) moved steadily closer to the capital Tripoli. On Thursday, Haftar’s forces took over Gharyan, a town 100km south of Tripoli. By 3pm local time on Friday, his self-styled Libyan National Army (LNA) had seized […]

UN to Hold Libya Conference in April

The United Nations is to hold a national conference in Libya next month in an attempt to resolve the political stalemate in the country. The full text of Ghassan Salame’s statement to the UNSC is shown below: Remarks of SRSG Ghassan Salamé to the United Nations Security Council on the situation in Libya, 20 March […]