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UNSMIL Condemns Militias attacking Sovereign Institutions

UNSMIL statement on militias attacking Libyan sovereign institutions The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) expresses its strong condemnation of the violence, intimidation and obstruction to the work of Libya’s sovereign institutions by militiamen. Members of brigades nominally acting under the Ministry of Interior of the Government of National Accord are attacking sovereign institutions […]

Female Parliamentarians agree on Steps to Empowerment, Reconciliation

Libyan Female Parliamentarians agree on concrete steps towards Empowerment and Reconciliation Female members of the Libyan House of Representatives (HoR) ended a three-day conference with concrete recommendations and agreed steps to advance the role of women in the political life and decision making process in Libya. Gathering under the theme, “Together We Can, Together We […]

UNHCR holds Training on International Refugee Protection

UNHCR holds training on international refugee protection for Libyan officials, media and civil society The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Libya organized 2 three-day training sessions on international refugee law this month. The first training targeted 25 journalists and reporters from Libyan local media from Tripoli, Benghazi, Sabha, Ajdabya, […]

Statement by Members of the Libyan Political Dialogue

Members of the Libyan Political Dialogue met on 11-12 November 2016 in Malta. They discussed the developments of the political process and the obstacles that obstruct full implementation of the Political Agreement. They agreed to further discuss the issue in the upcoming Libyan political dialogue in mid-December. The Libyan Political Dialogue called on the House […]

Libya Experts Forum vows to support GNA

The Libya Experts Development Cooperation Forum vows to support the Government of National Accord providing policy advice The fourth meeting of the Libya Experts Development Cooperation Forum was held recently, bringing together Libyan academics, policy makers, prominent experts, entrepreneurs and the international community. The meeting – which was opened by Dr. Jaffar Hussain Syed (United […]

Libyan Officials get Training on Refugee Protection

The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Libya organized a 3 day training for 20 Libyan officials in Tunisia on 26, 27 and 28 September 2016. The training was an occasion to gather various local authorities involved in refugee protection, to discuss and exchange information about international refugee law, as […]

UNMAS Course on De-Mining

UNMAS Celebrates Completion of Non-Technical Survey Course Programme The United Nations Mine Actions Service (UNMAS) and Arms and Ammunition Advisory Section (AAAS) of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) have celebrated the successful graduation of 15 Libyan participants including a female who completed the five day-long Non-Technical Survey Course on 9 October 2015. […]

Libyan Women Discuss Peace and Security

Libyan Women Activists Discuss How They Can Contribute to Peace and Security Twenty Libyan women activists from different regions and groups met in Tunisia on 08-10 October 2015 to discuss issues pertaining to peace and security in Libya. Participants expressed their deep concern about the situation of displaced women, children and the society as a […]