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USIP interviews experts on potential paths out of Libya’s political stalemate

On 14 June, the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) published an analysis of ‘What’s Next for Libya’s Protracted Conflict?’, written by Thomas M. Hill. Written in anticipation of the third Cairo Joint HoR-HSC Committee meetings, Hill interviewed several experts on their views of how Libya can exit its current …

How Europe is offshoring its refugee responsibilities

Last week, the UK took a collective sigh of relief when the flight removing asylum seekers for offshore detention in Rwanda didn’t take off. The morning after, pundits began commenting that the scheme was built to fail, and in fact its sole purpose was distracting from concerns surrounding the legitimacy …

Out of Libya: Opening safe pathways for migrants stuck in Libya

Since the start of MSF’s migration projects in Libya in 2016, we have repeatedly faced the same challenges: the impossibility of protecting migrants inside Libya, of ensuring continuity of care for serious physical and mental conditions, and of rehabilitating victims of torture. Whether inside or outside detention centres, MSF medical …

Libyan talks in Cairo concluded with “great deal” of consensus but differences persist, says UN Adviser

The third and final round of negotiations between the Joint House of Representatives (HoR) and High Council of State (HCS) Committee on the Libyan Constitutional Track drew to a close in the early morning of 20 June, according to UN Special Adviser on Libya, Stephanie Williams.

Lavrov: Wagner in Libya for commercial reasons upon Tobruk authorities’ request

The Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov, has said that the presence of Wagner Group mercenaries in Libya is “on a commercial basis,” saying the private security company was invited by the authorities in Tobruk – referring to the House of Representatives.

Cairo meeting between HoR Speaker and HCS Head fails

The expected Cairo meeting between the Speaker of the House of Representatives (HoR) Aqila Saleh and Head of High Council of State (HCS) Khalid Al-Mishri didn’t go through despite the invitation of the UN Advisor Stephanie Williams, identical sources said, adding that the meeting aimed at salvaging constitutional talks.