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Italy contributes $500k to Libyan Peace Process

Italy contributes to the peace process in Libya by donating euro 450,000 UNDP's Political Dialogue Programme In the presence of Acting SRSG Stephanie Williams during the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF) held in Tunis under her leadership and facilitated by the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), the Deputy General Director/Central Director for the Mediterranean […]

UK supports Libyan Peace Process with $400k New Funding

The United Kingdom spurs the peace process in Libya with a new funding contribution of £300,000 to UNDP The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative, Mr. Gerardo Noto, and His Excellency, the United Kingdom (UK) Ambassador to Libya, Mr. Nicholas Hopton, have signed an agreement by which the UK donates 300,000 (US$ 395,656) to […]

UN publishes LPDF Roadmap for Talks

By John Lee. The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has published its "Roadmap for the Preparatory Phase of a Comprehensive Solution". It says the document was prepared in response to the popular demands expressed in consultative meetings of the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF). Click here to download the full document (Source: UN)

UN's Williams addresses Security Council

Remarks by Acting Special Representative of the Un Secretary-General Stephanie Williams to the Security Council - 19 November 2020: Madam President, Ambassador King (St. Vincent and the Grenadines), Excellencies, Since my last briefing on 2 September, we have made substantial progress in the search for peace and stability in Libya. After many years of oppression, […]

Germany rallies to support Peace Process in Libya

Germany rallies to further support the peace process in Libya The partnership between the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Libya and the Government of Germany, aimed at working together with national stakeholders towards peace, stabilization and development in Libya was strengthened last week. His Excellency, the German Ambassador to Libya, Mr. Oliver Owcza, and […]

Williams' Closing Remarks after LPDF Meetings

ASRSG Stephanie Williams Closing Remarks of LPDF Virtual Meetings: Good afternoon Let me start by thanking you for the trust you place in the United Nations, and for the kind words you have addressed to me and UNSMIL team.  We are honored by the trust the Libyan people have historically placed in the United Nations, […]

First Virtual Meeting of Libyan Political Dialogue Forum

Acting Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations to Support Mission in Libya Stephanie Williams convened today, 26 October 2020, the first virtual meeting of the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF). During the meeting, the members of the LPDF were updated on what has been recently accomplished in the military, economic […]

UN Postpones Libyan Human Rights Investigation

By John Lee. The United Nations has agreed to postpone an investigations into human rights violations in Libya due to "the current liquidity crisis affecting the United Nations Secretariat and the restrictions imposed due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic". On 22 June 2020, the United Nations Human Rights Council established the Independent Fact-Finding Mission […]