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Ceasefire Agreed in Support of Dialogue

A delegation from the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) met with the head of Joint operations room, heads of regional operations rooms and the field Commanders of Operations Libya Dawn and Sunrise in the city of Zuwara on Thursday 26 February 2015 to discuss ways to move forward on ceasefire proposals in support […]

Libyan Women Activists Discuss Constitution

Libyan women activists met with the Arab League Special Envoy for Libya, Nasser Al-Kidwa, and Ambassador Enas Mekkawi, director of women programs at the Arab League, during a visit to Arab League Headquarters in Cairo recently. The visit was organized by the Women’s Empowerment Section of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) in […]

UNSMIL Calls for End to Fighting

UNSMIL Condemns Escalation of Violence in Libya, Calls for End to Fighting The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) strongly condemns the latest escalation of violence in Benghazi and other parts of the country, which is causing more bloodshed and destruction. The latest violence acts come despite a call for a ceasefire by Libyan […]

Ghadames Dialogue: Agreement on Measures, More Meetings

Libyan Dialogue Convenes In Ghadames; Agreement on Confidence-Building Measures, More Meetings At the invitation of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), a group of parliamentarians from the Libyan House of Representatives met last week in Ghadames for preliminary discussions on ways of overcoming the deficit of trust and confidence within parliamentary ranks, and […]

UN Security Council Statement on Libya

The members of the Security Council welcomed the UN-facilitated meeting between members of the Libya’s House of Representatives in Ghadames on 29 September as an important step towards a peaceful resolution of the current political stalemate in Libya. The members of the Security Council expressed their strong support for efforts to address differences between the […]

UN Efforts Underway To Deliver Aid

The United Nations Resident Coordinator in Libya, Mr. Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed (pictured), has expressed his concern about the impact of the recent conflict in Libya on the civilian population. Tens of thousands of families have been displaced as a result of the fighting in Tripoli and Benghazi, many of them now hosted by local […]

Libyan Parties to Hold Dialogue on 29th

Over the past two weeks, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Libya, Bernardino Leon (pictured), held consultations with a number of Libyan actors from across the country including parliamentarians, political leaders and various civil society personalities. These discussions confirmed that there is a general consensus that the only solution to the current crisis in […]

UNSMIL Urges Parties to Respond to Ceasefire Efforts

UNSMIL Condemns Escalation and Urges Parties to Respond to Ceasefire Efforts The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) condemns the grave escalation in the military confrontations in Tripoli and its suburbs. The Mission strongly denounces the shelling of residential neighbourhoods, which has inflicted casualties among civilians, forced them out of their homes and caused […]