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LIA says Sanctions have cost it $4.1bn

By John Lee. The Libyan Investment Authority (LIA) has said that the value of its portfolio would have been approximately $4.1 billion higher if sanctions had not been imposed and its equity assets had performed in line with the market. It says this analysis follows a recent independent report compiled by Deloitte, which assessed that […]

UN's Williams addresses Security Council

Remarks by Acting Special Representative of the Un Secretary-General Stephanie Williams to the Security Council - 19 November 2020: Madam President, Ambassador King (St. Vincent and the Grenadines), Excellencies, Since my last briefing on 2 September, we have made substantial progress in the search for peace and stability in Libya. After many years of oppression, […]

Washington can seize a pinprick of light in Libya

By Jeffrey Feltman, for The Brookings Institution. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. A few flickers of light may be penetrating Libya's deepening gloom. On the one hand, Libya's misery grows worse. As Acting U.N. Special Representative Stephanie Williams told the […]

UN urges Libya to Shut Migrant Detention Centres

By Al-Monitor staff. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. UN chief urges Libya to shut migrant detention centers UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres (pictured) renewed his call for Libya's authorities to close migrant detention centers across the country, describing a raft of human […]

Briefing of Acting SRSG Williams to UNSC on Libya

Briefing of Acting SRSG Stephanie Williams to the Security Council on the situation in Libya Mr. President (Ambassador Abdou Abarry of Niger), Excellencies, Allow me to congratulate Niger for assuming the presidency of the Security Council during the month of September and for giving me the opportunity to brief this Council today. It is becoming […]

US address to UN Security Council Briefing on Libya

Remarks by US Ambassador Kelly Craft at a UN Security Council Briefing on the Situation in Libya (via VTC) Thank you, Abarry. Congratulations on your presidency this month. And a special thank you to Acting SRSG Stephanie Williams for your commitment to UNSMIL and the people of Libya. Libya is at a critical juncture. With […]

Williams Briefing to the Security Council- 19 May 2020

Acting SRSG Stephanie Williams Briefing to the Security Council- 19 May 2020 Mr. President, Members of the Security Council, Let me open with best wishes to our Muslim colleagues on the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan. Allow me also to congratulate Estonia for its Presidency of the Security Council this month. Mr. President, […]

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. […]