Tag Archives | United Nations Special Mission in Libya (UNSMIL)

UN Denies Approving Eastern Oil Sales

In response to reports about claims that the United Nations has given approval in principle for sale of oil from some Libyan ports, the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has issued a statement that there was no such deal and that the UN did not give any approval, in principle or in practical […]

Video: Supporting Women Election Candidates

How best to support women candidates in the upcoming elections is a question a group of women and men sought to look for answers to at a workshop in Tripoli organized by the UN Support Mission in Libya. Thirty participants from the media, women's organizations and women candidates to the Constitution-Drafting Assembly sat down to […]

UN Hosts Meeting of Libyan Political Forces

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has hosted a consultative meeting of representatives of Libyan political forces during which issues related to the democratic process and the difficulties surrounding it were discussed. Discussions focused in particular on managing the transition and the necessary conditions to ensure the success of national dialog and the […]

UNSMIL Tender for Mortuary Services

The United Nations Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) located along OEA Village, Janzour, Tripoli, LIBYA, intends to solicit bids for the Provision of Mortuary Services for handling the remains of its authorized personnel for a long-term contract (3X1 Year), extendable on a yearly basis, subject to extension of UNSMIL mandate, availability of funds and satisfactory performance […]

UN's Tarek Mitri on Torture Reports

Statement by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Libya Tarek Mitri (pictured): The report, which was issued by the United Nations two days ago, covers verified torture cases that took place in Libyan prisons and detention facilities during the previous months. First and foremost, the report aims at urging all concerned parties to put […]

UN Welcomes Transitional Justice Law

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) welcomed the adoption by the General National Congress of the long-awaited law on Transitional Justice at its session held on Sunday 22 September. UNSMIL has been stressing the need for the passage of a transitional justice law that it considers vital to helping Libya with many of […]

Libyan Women Increase Participation in Democracy

As the process of drafting the constitution for post-revolution Libya draws closer, women institutions and groups, in cooperation with the United Nations, intensified their efforts to strengthen the role of Libyan women and empower them to effectively participate in political life through a joint plan of action. These were part of discussions at a workshop […]