Tag Archives | European Union (EU)

EU's Operation IRINI to enforce Libya Arms Embargo

EU launches Operation IRINI to enforce Libya arms embargo The European Union is stepping up its efforts to enforce the UN arms embargo on Libya, thereby contributing to the peace process in the country, through the launch of a new CSDP (Common Security and Defence Policy) military operation in the Mediterranean. The Council today [Tuesday] adopted a […]

EU Declaration on the Situation in Libya

Declaration by the High Representative Joseph Borrell, on behalf of the European Union, on the situation in Libya The European Union and its Member States regret that the fighting has increased in Libya despite the international calls for a humanitarian truce to help contain the Coronavirus pandemic in the country. The challenging circumstances created by […]

EU Statement in Support of Libyan Women

The European Union Delegation to Libya has issued the following statement in agreement with the EU Heads of Mission to Libya and Head of Mission of Canada: "The Delegation of the European Union, the EU Heads of Mission to Libya and the Head of Mission of Canada remain strongly committed to promoting equal rights and […]

Programme for Better Access to Services in Libya

Progress of EU-funded programme for better access to services in Libya presented The progress of the EU-funded programme « Recovery, Stability and Socio-economic Development in Libya » was presented yesterday, at the third steering committee meeting, in presence of H.E. Dr Milad, Libyan Minister of Local Governance, who commended the European Union and partners for […]

EU Partnership with AICS, UNDP and UNICEF

The rehabilitation of critical infrastructure and the delivery of better services to Libyans are at the core of the European Union funded programme on "Recovery, Stability and Socio-economic Development in Libya." Implemented by the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the programme […]

Top EU General: Libya Mission is Key Test

By Jacopo Barigazzi and Andrew Gray, for Politico. The European Union’s top general has warned that not reviving a military mission to implement an arms embargo on Libya would mean the EU has failed a test of its new geopolitical ambitions. In an interview with Politico, Italian General Claudio Graziano (pictured), the head of the […]

New Mediterranean Operation to Implement Arms Embargo

Libya: EU Ministers agree to launch new Mediterranean Sea operation to implement arms embargo EU Foreign Affairs Ministers reached a political agreement at the Foreign Affairs Council, held on Monday 17 February in Brussels, to launch a new operation in the Mediterranean Sea to implement the arms embargo imposed by the United Nations Security Council. […]

Video: EU Support to Libya in 2019

How did the EU support its Libyan neighbours in 2019? The EU Delegation to Libya has released a video that gives an overview of EU support to Libya in 2019. Through diplomatic action and bilateral support, the European Union (EU) is helping Libya return to peace and resume its political transition towards a stable, secure […]