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Prospects for Peace in Libya "Bleak"

By Amir Asmar, for the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR). Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Despite recent UN efforts to coordinate talks, peace in Libya remains elusive. Read the full article here.

UN's Libyan Envoy Ghassan Salamé Steps Down

Declaring commitment to ‘peace and stability’ for Libya, top UN envoy steps down as stress takes its toll After serving more than two years as the UN’s Special Representative in charge of finding a way to a lasting peace in war-torn Libya, Ghassan Salamé - who also heads up the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) […]

Draft Ceasefire Agreed at Geneva Talks

UNSMIL Statement on Conclusion of Second Round of 5+5 Joint Military Commission Talks The second round of the 5+5 Libyan Joint Military Commission (JMC) talks to reach a lasting ceasefire and to restore security to civilian areas concluded on 23 February at the Palace of Nations in Geneva. The talks took place in the presence […]

Video: Libya Ceasefire Talks Resume in Geneva

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Talks to establish a lasting ceasefire in Libya have resumed in Geneva. It is the latest attempt to forge a political deal between Libya's internationally-recognised government and renegade military commander Khalifa Haftar. But as […]

Video: AU to play More Prominent Role in Libya

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. AU to play more prominent role in resolving Libya conflict Smail Chergui, African Union Commissioner for Peace and Security, says during a two-day African Union summit in Addis Ababa that the AU seeks to play […]

UNSMIL Statement on Geneva Talks

UNSMIL Statement on the first round of Talks of Libyan 5+5 Joint Military Commission in Geneva The first round of talks of the Libyan 5+5 Joint Military Commission (JMC), which had started on Monday 3 February 2020, concluded this afternoon at the Palais des Nations (Geneva) in the presence of the Special Representative of the […]

Joint Military Commission Starts Meeting in Geneva

By John Lee. The 5+5 Libyan Joint Military Commission is starting its meeting under the auspices of the United Nations in Geneva on Monday. Five senior officers appointed by the Government of National Accord (GNA) and five senior officers appointed by the Libyan National Army (LNA) are participating in the talks, which are moderated by […]

EU Declaration on UN-Facilitated Political Process in Libya

Declaration by the High Representative Federica Mogherini on behalf of the EU on the support to the UN facilitated political process in Libya The European Union and its Member States are united in demanding that all Libyan parties commit to a permanent ceasefire and return to a UN facilitated political process. The European Union and […]