21/08/2020 – Libyan government statement on Friday ordered an immediate cease-fire for all military forces and combat operations in the war-torn country.
“Cease-fire requires demilitarization of the Sirte and Jufra regions with security arrangements,” the statement said. Continuer à lire … « Libyan government orders immediate cease-fire »
13/07/2020 UNSMIL reported yesterday that it had held a virtual meeting on Saturday (11 Jult) with the Interior Ministry of Libya’s internationally recognized government in Tripoli on Security Sector Reform (SSR) and Disarmament Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR). The meeting included UNSMIL Acting head Stephanie Williams and Interior Minister Fathi Bashagha. Continuer à lire … « UNSMIL discusses Security Sector Reform and Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration with Libya’s Tripoli government »
11/09/2019 – The Commander of the Libyan National Army (LNA), Khalifa Haftar, asserted that operations in the capital, Tripoli, will continue until it is freed from militias, meanwhile, his forces announced they killed over 200 pro-Government of National Accord (GNA) armed militants in recent clashes. Continuer à lire … « Libya: LNA Announces Death of 200 Members of Sarraj Forces in 3 Days »
04/09/2019 – Tripoli’s only functioning airport, Mitiga Airport, was officially shut down on Sunday by Libya’s Civil Aviation Authority after it was hit by missiles again late Saturday. UNSMIL had reported that this was the seventh occasion since the end of July 2019 that Mitiga airport was hit by what it called ‘‘indiscriminate shelling’’. Continuer à lire … « Mitiga airport remains closed, flights transferred to Misrata, LNA denies responsibility for its bombing »
2018/28/11 – German Ambassador to Libya, Oliver Owcza, and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Country Director, Sultan Hajiyev, signed Sunday an agreement by which Germany will contribute 1.3 million euros to the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) and UNDP Policing and Security Joint Project. Continuer à lire … « Germany contributes 1.3 million euros to support Rule of Law and Security in Libya »
The Chairman of the Dialogue Committee of the House of Representatives (HoR) Abdul Salam Nassia expressed his surprise at what he described as the disregard of the UNSMIL for the progress made in the unification of the executive authority issue. Continuer à lire … « Is UNSMIL prolonging political division in Libya? Nassia wonders »
2018/02/10 – It was hugely illustrative of the madness currently gripping Libya that a passing reference by the country’s foreign minister Mohamed Siala in a speech to the UN General Assembly should have been taken as a request for the UN to put peace-keeping boots on the ground. Continuer à lire … « Libya: The perils of ambiguity (Opinion) »
2018/09/11 – The UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) published Monday on its website the terms of the ceasefire it had brokered on September 04.
UNSMIL said the Libyan attending parties agreed to develop a monitoring and verification mechanism to consolidate the ceasefire under the oversight and guidance of the Joint Operations Centre. Continuer à lire … « Libya – UNSMIL publishes terms of Tripoli ceasefire »
2018/04/26 – UN section on mines offered equipment to get rid of explosives, to develop capacities of national safety Agency and Military Engineering Dept in a more effective way.
On its website, UNSMIL said the equipment was provided thanks to the generosity of Austria to help Libya get rid of explosives and ammunitions.
2018/03/11 – Armed groups within Libya continue to benefit from external support including the provision of materiel, targeted airstrikes at night and sophisticated munitions, the UN Libya Experts Panel report states in its section on the implementation of the arms embargo. Continuer à lire … « Libyan militias continue to benefit from external weapons support: UN Libya Experts Panel report »