Tag Archives | Martin Kobler

Kobler Visits IDP Camp

Martin Kobler Visits Camp for Displaced, Market, Meets GNC on New Year's Day Trip to Tripoli Underscoring United Nations concern for the wellbeing of the Libyan people, Special Representative Martin Kobler visited on New Year’s Day a camp for Tawerghan displaced people and toured a Tripoli market on the sidelines of a high-profile political trip […]

Kobler New Year Letter to Libyan People

Open Letter by Martin Kobler to Libyan People on New Year 2016 On this first day of the new year, from Libya's capital Tripoli, I would like to extend my most sincere and heartfelt wishes to the Libyan people on New Year 2016. May it be a year of peace, hope and prosperity for Libya. […]

Video: UNSC Endorses Libya Unity Deal

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. National unity government hoped to provide Libyans with a "prosperous and stable future" after years of instability. Al Jazeera's Kristen Saloomey reports from New York.

Rival Groups Sign Peace Deal

BBC News reports that Libya's rival politicians have signed a UN-brokered deal to form a unity government. UN envoy Martin Kobler described the deal as historic, saying Libya had "turned a page" in efforts to achieve reconciliation and stability. However, the heads of the rival parliaments declined to sign the deal because of major disagreements, […]

Video: Kobler meets with General Haftar

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 meets with the recognised government's controversial army chief General Khalifa Haftar east of Benghazi.

Libya Discussed by EU Foreign Ministers

Libya, counter-terrorism and Eastern partnership discussed by EU Foreign Ministers The developments in Libya, counter terrorism initiatives, and the EU's partnership with Eastern countries were discussed when EU foreign Ministers held their last meeting of 2015 in Brussels on Monday 14 December. Ministers discussed Sunday's Rome conference on Libya and held talks with the UN […]

Joint Communique from Ministerial Meeting in Rome

We affirm our full support for the Libyan people in maintaining the unity of Libya and its institutions that function for the benefit of the whole Country. A Government of National Accord based in the capital Tripoli is urgently needed to provide Libya the means to maintain governance, promote stability and economic development. We stand […]

UN Calls for Unity as Rival Deal Proposed

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Libya emphasized that the Libyan Political Agreement is the basis to end the conflict in the country. It has been negotiated for over a year and facilitated by the United Nations. It enjoys the support of the majorities of both House of Representatives and the General National Congress. […]