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WFP Libya COVID-19 Response June 2020

Already in a state of prolonged conflict, intensification of fighting and the effects of the coronavirus pandemic and the restrictions to block its spread have deeply impacted Libya. With needs, chief among them food needs, spiking, further destabilization of the economic sphere and disrupted supply chains have thrown already vulnerable communities into significantly more danger. […]

UNDP, KIA create Jobs for Libyan Youth, Women, IDPs

UNDP, KIA partner to create jobs opportunities for youth, women, internally displaced persons As part of its efforts to support Libya in its way toward long-term economic and livelihoods recovery, The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed today an agreement with Kia Motors in Libya to provide vocational training for at least 60 youth and […]

Int'l Follow-up Cmte calls for Immediate De-Escalation

International Follow-Up Committee on Libya Third Senior Officials Meeting 22 June 2020 Co-Chairs Statement: The third meeting of the International Follow-up Committee on Libya (IFCL) was convened at the Senior Officials level, via video conference, on Monday 22 June 2020. The meeting was co-chaired by the League of Arab States (LAS), represented by Assistant Secretary […]

Guterres "Deeply Shocked" by Mass Graves in Libya

Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General - on Libya: The Secretary-General is deeply shocked by the discovery of multiple mass graves in recent days, the majority of them in Tarhouna. The Secretary-General calls for a thorough and transparent investigation, and for the perpetrators to be brought to justice. In particular, he calls on […]

UNSMIL Statement on Recent Developments in Libya

The tragedy that has beset Libya for more than a year has proven, beyond any doubt, that any war among Libyans is a losing war.  There can be no real victor, only heavy losses for the nation and its people, who have already suffered due to conflict for more than nine years. A political solution […]

UN Condemns Massacre of Migrants in Libya

Statement by Yacoub El Hillo, Humanitarian Coordinator for Libya, on the killing of migrants southwest of Tripoli: I am shocked by the horrific reports about Wednesday's shooting at a smuggling warehouse in Mezda [Mizda] killing 30 migrants and injuring 11 others. Human trafficking and smuggling, which I condemn in the strongest possible way, constitute a […]

Williams Briefing to the Security Council- 19 May 2020

Acting SRSG Stephanie Williams Briefing to the Security Council- 19 May 2020 Mr. President, Members of the Security Council, Let me open with best wishes to our Muslim colleagues on the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan. Allow me also to congratulate Estonia for its Presidency of the Security Council this month. Mr. President, […]