Posts Tagged ‘UNSMIL’

UN envoy to Libya says National Conference in mid-April in Ghadames

  • 20 March 2019 - 13:20
UN envoy to Libya says National Conference in mid-April in Ghadames

The Head of the UNSMIL Ghassan Salame said Wednesday in a press conference in Tripoli that the Libyan National Conference (Multaqa Watani) is going to be held in Ghadames on April 14-16. Salame told reporters that the National Conference won't exclude any Libyan party unless the parties decide...

UN mission puts Libya crisis at the top of key issues at Munich Security Conference

  • 17 February 2019 - 19:17
UN mission puts Libya crisis at the top of key issues at Munich Security Conference

The UN Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) Ghassan Salamé met with German state Secretary Walter Lindner on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference. He briefed him on developments in the political situation in Libya, where Salamé...

UN mission in Libya fails to warn Haftar over his forces’ violations in the south

  • 10 February 2019 - 23:50
UN mission in Libya fails to warn Haftar over his forces’ violations in the south

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has issued a statement reminding all Libyan parties of their obligations to guarantee the protection of civilians and the country's resources – which belong to all Libyans - by avoiding targeting economic facilities and putting civilians in...

Reuters: UN could delay Libya National Conference to March

  • 31 January 2019 - 18:25
Reuters: UN could delay Libya National Conference to March

Reuters reported on Thursday that the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) is likely to delay the Libyan National Conference intended to prepare Libya for elections this year until there is more support from rival leaders. According to sources familiar with the UNSMIL's plans...

UN delegate to Libya says National Conference in next weeks

  • 20 January 2019 - 15:32
UN delegate to Libya says National Conference in next weeks

The United Nations is seeking to hold a conference in l.ibya in the coming weeks to agree on a national agenda to rebuild the fractured country and spell out the path to elections, the U.N. envoy said Friday. Ghassan Salame said in a video briefing to the Security Council that the U.N. will...

UN delegate to Libya says current political bodies need replacement

  • 13 January 2019 - 20:29
UN delegate to Libya says current political bodies need replacement

The Head of the UNSMIL, Ghassan Salame, has visited the southern region in Libya for the first time since he replaced the German Martin Kobler in June 2017 to discuss the current issues in the region.  Salame told the southern social, security and academic components representing the region in...

IOM provides Tawergha returnees with basic humanitarian assistance

  • 16 December 2018 - 14:17
IOM provides Tawergha returnees with basic humanitarian assistance

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) in cooperation with Libya’s Ministry of State for Displaced Affairs and the Local Council of Tawergha delivered essential humanitarian assistance to communities in Tawergha, 200 kilometres southeast of Libya’s capital Tripoli, and in the...

UN mission in Libya calls for ending violence, lawlessness in southern Libya

  • 11 December 2018 - 14:52
UN mission in Libya calls for ending violence, lawlessness in southern Libya

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya on Monday condemned consecutive attacks in southern Libya. "UNSMIL expresses its strong condemnation of Sunday's consecutive, but unrelated, attacks against civilians and facilities in the South of Libya and calls on the Libyan authorities to take...

UNSMIL condemns attacks on medical facilities in Tripoli

  • 6 November 2018 - 12:50
UNSMIL condemns attacks on medical facilities in Tripoli

The United Nations condemned Monday the attack against Jalaa Hospital for Women and Childbirth in Tripoli, by militias. The attackers shot one doctor and threatened the safety and security of the medical staff at the hospital, resulting in a three-day halt of all non-emergency medical...

UN delegate to Libya says only elections can end legitimacy issues

  • 14 October 2018 - 20:47
UN delegate to Libya says only elections can end legitimacy issues

The UN  delegate to Libya Ghassan Salame has confirmed to Asharq Al-Awsat newspaper in Cairo that the institutions’ legitimacy problem still exists in Libya and this issue can only be resolved through general elections. Salame expressed Saturday to the paper his rejection of the...