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UN publishes LPDF Roadmap for Talks

By John Lee. The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has published its "Roadmap for the Preparatory Phase of a Comprehensive Solution". It says the document was prepared in response to the popular demands expressed in consultative meetings of the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF). Click here to download the full document (Source: UN)

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, […]

Algeria "grants itself Power to Intervene in Libya"

By Mohamed Sabry for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Algeria grants itself power to intervene in Libya Although Algeria has long maintained its neutrality on the fighting in neighboring Libya, it has amended its constitution to allow itself to take […]

Allegations "Pause" the UN Libya Dialogue

By Jason Pack for the Middle East Institute. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Allegations of bribery, conspiracy, and lack of legitimacy "pause" the UN Libya dialogue Despite the momentum and attention it has received in recent weeks, the United Nations-facilitated Libyan […]

Germany rallies to support Peace Process in Libya

Germany rallies to further support the peace process in Libya The partnership between the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Libya and the Government of Germany, aimed at working together with national stakeholders towards peace, stabilization and development in Libya was strengthened last week. His Excellency, the German Ambassador to Libya, Mr. Oliver Owcza, and […]

EU statement on the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum

The Delegation of the European Union has issued the following statement together with the diplomatic missions of the EU Member States in Libya: The EU Heads of Mission welcome the recent positive and courageous steps taken by Libyans to end years of conflict and division and to move towards the stability, unity and sovereignty of […]

Williams' Closing Remarks after LPDF Meetings

ASRSG Stephanie Williams Closing Remarks of LPDF Virtual Meetings: Good afternoon Let me start by thanking you for the trust you place in the United Nations, and for the kind words you have addressed to me and UNSMIL team.  We are honored by the trust the Libyan people have historically placed in the United Nations, […]

EU supporting Participation of Women in Peace Process

EU Ambassadors support full inclusion and participation of women in Libya's peace process The Ambassador of the European Union to Libya and the Ambassadors of EU Member States accredited to Libya have issued a statement to mark the 20th anniversary of the UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security. In this statement, […]