Geopolitics
New York, Oct 19 (JEN): Recalling their statement last week which commended Libyan dialogue participants on finalizing a political agreement for the creation of a Government of National Accord, members of the UN Security Council on Monday urged all Libyan parties to endorse and sign it. more
Libya: Security Council authorizes operations to disrupt migrant smuggling

New York, Oct 10 (JEN): Acting to help “save the threatened lives of migrants or of victims of human trafficking” and to disrupt criminal enterprises operating on the high-seas o ...

Libya: UN agency helps country upgrade response to boats in distress of its coast

New York, Aug 20 (JEN): Following a spate of deadly shipwrecks of the coast of Libya, the UN refugee agency has announced that it has set up a forum to improve the country’s response ...

Libya: UN envoy says all parties must back political dialogue process

New York, Jul 16 (JEN): A peaceful transition in Libya will only succeed through a significant and coordinated effort in support of a future Government of National Accord and by ensuring tha ...

Libya talks 'very positive,' reports UN envoy, pointing towards preliminary political accord this week

New York, June 30 (JEN) The United Nations Secretary-General's Special Representative for Libya, Bernardino León, announced on Monday that there is a political agreement amongst the part ...

Libya: UN official calls for release of abducted Tunisian diplomatic staff

New York, Jun 15 (JEN): The top United Nations official in Libya has strongly condemned an attack on the Tunisian consulate in the Libyan capital of Tripoli which resulted in the capture of ...

Libya: UN envoy urges parties to make political draft 'a final one'

New York, Jun 11 (JEN): Amid “very encouraging signs” in the United Nations-facilitated Libyan political dialogue, the Secretary-General’s Special Representative on the No ...

Libya: UN envoy meets political actors on reaching final agreement to end crisis

New York, Jun 4 (JEN): The only option Libya has, “the only real alternative for the future,” is an agreement, Special Representative and head of the United Nations Support Missi ...

Libya: UN urges end to abduction of civilians, warns of criminal liability for such acts

New York, May 16 (JEN): Armed groups across Libya are responsible for abductions of civilians including minors on account of their actual or perceived origin, opinion, family and political a ...

Libya: UN condemns ‘horrific’ week of human rights violations

New York, Apr 25 (JEN): The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) on Friday condemned the “successive horrific incidents” in Libya this past wee ...