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UNSMIL Concern about Enforced Disappearances in Libya

UNSMIL expresses concern about increased enforced disappearances in Libya UNSMIL expresses deep concerns over the recent increase in abductions and enforced disappearances in towns and cities across Libya conducted by armed groups with total impunity. The Mission renews its call for the full respect of international human rights law and international humanitarian law by parties […]

New Acting Head of UNSMIL named

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the designation of Stephanie Turco Williams of the United States as his Acting Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL). Ms. Williams will act as Special Representative in Libya until the appointment of a successor for Ghassan Salamé of Lebanon. The Secretary-General […]

Call for Proposals: Micro Grants for Women

Call for Proposals: Micro Grants Engagement for women inmates rehabilitation program In recognition of political and security developments in Libya and related opportunities to enhance stability in Tripoli and avert the further erosion of institutional capacities, UNSMIL and UNDP are supporting the efforts of the Ministry of Interior, Libyan police and criminal justice institutions to […]

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 […]

New Career Opportunities in Libya

By John Lee. The following career opportunities in Libya have been recently advertised: Communication Specialist, UNICEF - United Nations Children's Fund Assistant Protection Officer, UNHCR - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Senior Finance Officer, International Rescue Committee (IRC) Communications Associate, UNDP - United Nations Development Programme Project Associate, UNDP - United Nations Development Programme Political […]

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 […]

Sanalla: Rule of Law key to Resolving Libyan Conflict

The National Oil Corporation (NOC) chairman Mustafa Sanalla has emphasised the importance of the rule of law in Libya as the solution to the protracted conflict during his keynote speech at Chatham House on Monday January 27, 2020. “The international community has to understand that if it rewards, or even tolerates, those who break the law […]