Tag Archives | Elections

PM Serraj calls for Elections in March

By John Lee. In a major speech setting out his vision for Libya, the head of Libya's Presidency Council, Fayez Al-Sarraj [Faiez Serraj] has called for parliamentary and presidential elections in March 2018. In what has been described as a road map to unify the country, the leader of the Government of National Accord (GNA) […]

Career Opportunity in Libya

By John Lee. The United Nations (UN) has advertised new career opportunites in Libya: Out of Country Voting (OCV) Expert, International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) (Source: UN)

Workshop on Managing Election Budgets

Workshop on How to Effectively Manage Budgets for Elections A technical workshop was recently held in Tunis, Tunisia aimed at strengthening the skills of Libyan electoral officials to budget for elections. Eighteen staff from the High National Elections Commission of Libya (HNEC), representing nine field office and the headquarters, participated in the workshop that was […]

UN, HNEC Cooperate on Election Data Mgt

This week, 13 electoral staff from the High National Elections Commission of Libya (HNEC) and experts from the UN Electoral Support Team to Libya, which includes capacities from UNSMIL and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), are coming together in Djerba, Tunisia for a technical workshop intended to strengthen management of electoral datasets in Libya. […]

Electoral Software Review Workshop

Electoral Software Review Workshop, UNEST (UNSMIL and UNDP), 18-21 November 2014 The UN Electoral Support Team in Libya (comprised of UN Support Mission in Libya and UN Development Programme) recently delivered a technical workshop in Tunisia targeting ten HNEC staff from its candidate nomination and data management sections. The event, which took place between 18 […]

Building Resources in Democracy, Governance and Elections

Twenty trainers from Libya’s High National Elections Commission (HNEC) are participating in a workshop on electoral training delivered by UNSMIL and UNDP, taking place in Tunisia between 17 and 21 November 2014. The workshop employs the learning system “Building Resources in Democracy, Governance and Elections,” or BRIDGE, which is a modular professional development program that […]

Mitri: Libya held Elections Too Soon

By Randa Takieddine, translated for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Dr. Tarek Mitri (pictured), former UN special envoy to Libya, expressed deep concern about Libya’s future and renewed his call for the disputing parties to dialogue and agree on the priority […]

Parliament calls for Unity

Reuters reports that Libya's newly elected parliament called for national unity at its first formal session on Monday, as rival armed factions continued to battle for dominance. Even as the new House of Representatives met, heavy artillery and rocket fire hit parts of southern and western Tripoli, where Islamist-leaning Misrata brigades are fighting to oust […]