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Mitri Briefs Ambassadors

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Libya, Tarek Mitri, briefed ambassadors and representatives of diplomatic missions in Libya on the recent discussions at the Security Council as well as the reasons and circumstances behind the indefinite postponement of the Libyan dialogue meeting, which was scheduled for 18 June 2014. Mitri also briefed the diplomats […]

Tarek Mitri Briefs Security Council

The following is the text of the address given by the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Libya (SRSG), Tarek Mitri, to the UN Security Council on Monday 9th June: Mr. President, Esteemed Members of the Security Council, 1. There is a continuing sense of concern, among the Libyan people regarding the prospect of […]

UNSMIL Condemns Killing of Journalist

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) strongly condemns the assassination of journalist Muftah Abu Zeid, the editor-in-chief of the newspaper Berniq, on Monday 26 May 2014 in Benghazi. UNSMIL calls on the Libyan authorities to investigate this terrorist act, quickly announce the perpetrators of this and other crimes, and bring them to justice. […]

Facilitating Dialogue between Media and Security

UNESCO, UNSMIL and the nongovernmental organization Search for Common Ground organized the second of two workshops to facilitate dialogue between Libyan media professionals and officials of the Libyan Ministries of Defense, Interior, Justice, and Information as well as members of the General National Congress. A two-day workshop targeting 15 public and private broadcasters, print and […]

UNSMIL Welcomes New Elections to CDA

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya welcomes the decision of Libya’s General National Congress to commission the High National Elections Commission to hold supplementary elections for the Constitution-Drafting Assembly (CDA). The Mission hopes that this will be an adequate opportunity to bypass all the obstacles that have prevented holding the elections in several constituencies. […]

Launch of 2014 Portfolio for Mine Action

The UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) and the Libyan Mine Action Centre (LIBMAC) launched the 2014 Portfolio for Assistance in Humanitarian Mine Action and Arms and Ammunition Management, seeking to raise from international donors an additional US$17 million for this year to support efforts to rid Libya of the explosive remnants of war. The […]

Tarek Mitri Statement on International Women’s Day

Message of the SRSG for Libya Mr. Tarek Mitri on International Women’s Day Only three weeks ago, Libya marked the Third Anniversary of its revolution; a revolution that was possible because Libyan men and women struggled, and collaborated to win their freedom after decades of an oppressive regime. Globally, the International Women’s Day is a […]

Mitri Meets Head of Elections Commission

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Libya (SRSG), Tarek Mitri, met on Thursday 20 February with the Chairman of the High National Elections Commission (HNEC), Mr. Nouri Al-Abar. He congratulated Mr. Al-Abar on the efforts made by the Commission and praised the solid organization of the Constitution-Drafting Assembly elections. The SRSG also visited a […]