Tag Archives | Martin Kobler

Kobler's Six-Point Proposal for Progress in Libya

In his address to the United Nations Security Council on Monday, SRSG Martin Kobler outlined his six point proposal for the Libyan people to exit from the current state of chaos that has engulfed their country: First, that the Libyan Political Agreement, endorsed by the House of Representatives on 25 January, remains the sole legitimate […]

Video: UN Envoy visits Migrant Detention Centre

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. UN Special Envoy for Libya Martin Kobler on Thursday visited a detention camp for migrants in Tripoli, saying he would try to help them be repatriated.

UN Calls for Greater Media Safety in Libya

UNSMIL and UNESCO Call for Greater safety of Media Workers in Libya The third of May of every year, the world celebrates the World Press Freedom Day. This is day, is a very important day for Libya, a country of journalists and bloggers who played a key role during the 2011 revolution and continue to […]

HoR Members Denied the Right to Vote

Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) Martin Kobler has expressed his profound disappointment at today’s inability of the House of Representatives to hold a vote on the proposed Government of National Accord and on amending the Constitutional Declaration. “I find it regrettable that yet again […]

Kobler Welcomes Significant Progress on Constitution

Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) Martin Kobler has welcomed the significant progress made in the latest draft constitution agreed on by members of the Constitution Drafting Assembly in their meeting in al-Baida on 19 April. “I applaud the diligent effort, courage and commitment of […]

Kobler Welcomes Cairo Meeting; Urges Vote on GNA

Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), Martin Kobler, welcomes the meeting that took place in Cairo on 8 April between HoR President Agila Saleh and senior HoR officials, including First Vice President Emhamed Shoeib and Second Vice-President Ihmeid Houma. The Mission commends the HoR leadership […]

Mogherini Backs GNA

Remarks by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini at the press conference following the Foreign Affairs Council: "Let me start from Libya. We had a long discussion with Martin Kobler, the UN Special Envoy of the UN Secretary General. After the Libyan political dialogue meeting in Tunis, just a couple of days ago, we were deeply briefed […]

Kobler Urges Full Cooperation with Temporary Security Cmte

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), Martin Kobler, expresses concern over the detention of three members of the Temporary Security Committee (TSC). The TSC members were briefly detained in Tripoli on Sunday 06 March 2016. Martin Kobler said: “The detention of the TSC members […]