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UNSMIL Congratulates Misrata on Successful Elections

UNSMIL congratulates people of Misrata on successful municipal elections The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) congratulates the citizens of Misrata on a peaceful and successful electoral process conducted yesterday 03 September 2020. "This election has, once again, demonstrated the Libyans' determination to exercise their democratic rights to elect their representatives, defying the many […]

France Increases Contribution to Local Elections in Libya

France increases its contribution to UNDP's support to Local elections in Libya France tops up its contribution to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)'s Local Election project (LEP) with € 138, 500 (US$ 156,800) towards democratic governance in municipalities across Libya. The initiative aims to promote local democracy and stability in Libya -through the organization […]

African Union calls for Peace Conference on Libya

By John Lee. The African Union (AU) has reportedly proposed an international conference on reconciliation in Libya in July, to try to resolve the conflict continuing conflict in the country. According to Al Jazeera, the AU also wants the United Nations and the Libyan government to take "all the necessary measures" for presidential and legislative elections in October […]

US, Denmark support Local Elections Processes

At a ceremony in Tunis on October 4, the United States Government and the Government of Denmark announced their joint support to strengthen Libya’s electoral processes. The Government of Denmark through the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs is contributing Danish Kroner (DKK) 6,540,000 (approximately $1 million USD) to the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) […]

Germany gives EUR 2m to UN Local Electoral Initiative

Germany announces its contribution of 2 million euros to UN local electoral initiative in Libya The Ambassador of Germany to Libya, Mr. Oliver Owcza, announced today Germany’s contribution of 2 million euros to the UN local electoral support project to assist “Central Committee for Municipal Elections (CCMCE)” conducting municipal council elections all over Libya between […]

EU, Deutsche Welle support Libyan Cmte for Elections

The European Union (EU) andGermany's Deutsche Welle Akademie support the Libyan Central Committee for Municipal Council Elections (CCMCE) in the development of communication guidelines Libya’s Central Committee for Municipal Council Elections is facing busy times: Local councils were elected for a four-year term, mainly in 2013 and 2014, which means that in many municipalities, elections […]

Ready or Not, Libya to hold Elections in Spring

By Mustafa Fetouri for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. According to the Libyan Political Agreement signed in Morocco on Dec. 17, 2015, Libya should have held its referendum on its new constitution as well as legislative and presidential elections by […]