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Video: Dialogue for Peace in Libya

After four month of intense work and following extensive consultations with the main Libyan stakeholders, the head of UNSMIL, Bernardino Leon, along with his team, managed to bring together the Libyans sides to the conflict around the table in a political dialogue aimed at ending the fighting in Libya and finding a peaceful solution to […]

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Mayors, Council Reps Working Together

Mayors, Council Reps to Work Together to Improve Residents' Conditions, Support Political Process Representatives of municipal and local councils from a number of towns and cities from across Libya concluded two days of UN-facilitated talks in Geneva on Thursday 29 January 2015 confident that their cooperation on the grass-roots level will contribute to bringing peace […]

Talks may Move to Libya

Libyan Political Dialogue Participants Agree in Principle to Move Dialogue to Libya Participants in the UN-facilitated Libyan political dialogue have discussed during their meeting in Geneva this week the venue for holding the future talks. There was agreement on the principle of convening future dialogue sessions in Libya, provided that logistical and security conditions are […]

"Positive Spirit" in Libyan Dialogue in Geneva

Participants in the UN-facilitated political dialogue in Geneva discussed on Monday 26 January 2015 issues on the agenda, including a future unity government, confidence building measures and a venue for future dialogue rounds. "I am confident that Libyans participating and those who hopefully will join the talks have a very clear determination to reach an […]

Video: Remarks by SRSG Bernardino Leon on Talks

Libyan parties convened on Monday 26 January 2015 a new round of dialogue hosted by the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. This is a followup to the meeting held in Geneva on 14-15 January 2015. Participants will start discussing the items that were agreed on in […]

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New Round of Talks in Geneva this Week

Following extensive consultations with all the Libyan parties, the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) announces plans to convene a new round of UN-facilitated Libyan political dialogue to take place in Geneva this week. In addition to the main political track that commenced at the United Nations Office at Geneva on 14-15 January 2015 […]

EU Could Consider Oil Embargo

Reuters has seen a confidential European Union (EU) discussion paper that says an oil embargo is one of the options that could be used to press for a solution to the crisis in Libya. The paper urges caution, and says a starting point would be to request the UN to look into this possibility. Another […]

UNSMIL Welcomes Support for Dialogue

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has welcomed the decision announced on Sunday in Tripoli by Spokesman Omar Humeidan to join the new round of talks to reach a political solution to end the fighting. This step broadens the base of support for the process aimed at restoring security and stability to Libya. […]