Posts Tagged ‘UNSMIL’

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...

UNSMIL welcomes implementation of new security arrangements in Libya

  • 6 October 2018 - 20:37
UNSMIL welcomes implementation of new security arrangements in Libya

The UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) praised on Saturday the new security arrangements in the Libyan capital Tripoli adopted by the Government of National Accord. "UNSMIL welcomes the progress made by the Greater Tripoli Security Arrangements Committee, created by PC (Presidency...

UNSMIL documented 18 deaths and 22 injuries in Libya last September

  • 2 October 2018 - 20:48
UNSMIL documented 18 deaths and 22 injuries in Libya last September

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) documented 40 civilian casualties –18 deaths and 22 injuries – during the conduct of hostilities across Libya From 1 September to 31 September 2018, Victims included 14 men and four boys killed, and nine men, five women, one boy and...

Libyan Foreign Minister denies requesting peacekeeping mission

  • 2 October 2018 - 12:34
Libyan Foreign Minister denies requesting peacekeeping mission

Libyan Foreign Minister Mohamed Sayala denied on Monday requesting the transformation of the UN Support Mission in Libya from a special political mission to a peacekeeping mission. "We see that it is important to turn the UN mission in Libya from a special political mission to a mission to...

UN in Libya publishes the terms of ceasefire in Tripoli

  • 10 September 2018 - 21:15
UN in Libya publishes the terms of ceasefire in Tripoli

The UNSMIL has published the terms of the Tripoli ceasefire agreement saying the parties agree to the following steps: Develop a monitoring and verification mechanism to consolidate the ceasefire under the oversight and guidance of the Joint Operations Centre. Reposition [the...