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UN Expresses Concern at Libyan Situation

The Members of the Security Council expressed their deep concern at the recent escalation of violence in Libya. The Members of the Security Council stressed the need for all parties urgently to de-escalate the situation and to commit to a ceasefire. The Members of the Security Council reaffirmed their full support for the leadership of […]

Workshop on Combating Hate Speech in Libya

Libyan journalists, activists and social media influencers meet in Cairo and agree to combat hate speech A group of leading Libyan journalists, bloggers and social media influencers attended a workshop on “Combating Hate Speech and Ethics of Journalism”, held in Cairo last week. Participants, including eight women, who represent various Libyan media outlets that broadcast/publish […]

Salame Briefing to the UN Security Council

Mr. President Members of the Security Council, Seven and half months into the conflict in Libya, and given the recent dangerous escalation in the hostilities in and around Tripoli, we find ourselves ever more in a race against time to reach a peaceful solution that would spare many lives. I will provide you with an […]

How Libya’s Economic Structures Enrich the Militias

By Jason Pack for the Middle East Institute. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Largely overlooked in international policymaking toward Libya’s current conflict is the role of corruption as a key driver of violence, as opposed to merely its byproduct. The high-level […]

Salamé addresses United Nations Security Council

Remarks of SRSG Ghassan Salamé to the United Nations Security Council on the situation in Libya- 4 September 2019 Video link: http://bit.ly/2lykZyq Mr. President, Allow me to congratulate the Russian Federation for its Presidency of the Security Council this month. Mr. President, Members of the Security Council, I am grateful for the Council’s expression of support […]

UN Reiterates Support for NOC as Sole Oil Exporter

By John Lee. The Chairman of Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC), Mustafa Sanalla, and UN Deputy SRSG for Political Affairs, Stephanie Williams, have discussed the need for national investment in the oil sector to maintain existing production and to provide for increased production in the coming years.‬ ‪DSRSG Williams emphasized that the UN is closely […]

Addressing Accountability for Serious Crimes in Libya

Libya: addressing accountability for serious crimes and reform of the criminal justice system are key to peace, stability and justice – ICJ new report In a report released today on Libya’s criminal justice system, the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) said the United Nations, international actors and States must prioritize accountability for crimes under international […]

UNMAS delivers Equipment to Libyan Forensic Police

UNMAS delivers specialized equipment for Device Scene Incident Management to Libyan Forensic Police The Libyan Forensic Police of the GNA Ministry of Interior received four sets of specialized equipment for Device Scene Incident Management (DSIM) for effective incident management, funded by the Government of Canada, in a ceremony held at the headquarters of the United […]