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"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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

Progress Made in Geneva Talks

The rival factions participating in the United Nations-backed negotiations in Geneva have reportedly made progress, and have agreed to resume talks next week. The full text of the announcement from the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) is shown below: Participants in the Libyan dialogue hosted by the United Nations Support Mission in Libya […]

New Round of Libyan Talks in Geneva

Libyan parties have agreed to hold a new round of political dialogue with a view to ending the country's political and security crisis. The meeting will be hosted by the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) at the United Nations Office at Geneva. The agreement to hold the next round of dialogue was reached […]

UN Mission: Libya Risks 'All-Out War'

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has condemned a series of airstrikes on targets in the city of Misrata amid an upsurge in fighting across the war-torn North African country, adding that any further escalation in hostilities could plunge the nation back into “all-out war.” In a statement, UNSMIL deplored today's airstrikes reportedly […]

UNSMIL Calls for End to Military Escalation

UNSMIL Calls for End to Military Escalation, Stresses Dialogue Efforts Continue Despite Violence The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) condemns the sharp military escalation in Libya. The Mission is in contact with both sides to the conflict and is calling for an immediate cessation of military operations to give the Libyan political dialogue […]

Electoral Software Review Workshop

Electoral Software Review Workshop, UNEST (UNSMIL and UNDP), 18-21 November 2014 The UN Electoral Support Team in Libya (comprised of UN Support Mission in Libya and UN Development Programme) recently delivered a technical workshop in Tunisia targeting ten HNEC staff from its candidate nomination and data management sections. The event, which took place between 18 […]