One month after Storm Daniel hit the Libyan eastern coast causing a major disaster in the city of Derna, the latest UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs for Libya (OCHA) report says the humanitarian response continues alongside early recovery and reconstruction efforts. It says assistance is ongoing in …
UNSMIL completes technical review of Libyan electoral laws, commends the 6+6 for their effort and calls for a political settlement on remaining contentious issues
The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) completed an initial technical review of the Presidential Election Law no. 28/2023 and Parliamentary Election Law no. 27/2023, which were officially received from the Speaker of the House of Representatives in the evening of Thursday, 5 October.
Khalifa Haftar has discussed with Minister of State for the Armed Forces of the United Kingdom, James Heappey, cooperation between the two countries in the field of combating terrorism, political developments, and creating conditions for holding elections.
Ahead of a hearing at the General Court of the European Union, in which Frontex, the EU border agency, will be questioned over its lack of transparency in relation to its involvement in maritime interceptions and subsequent human rights abuses against refugees and migrants in Libya, Matteo de Bellis, Amnesty …
The Head of the EU Border Assistance Mission in Libya (EUBAM Libya), Natalina Cea, and the Head of EU Affairs Department of the Tripoli-based Libyan Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Abdulrhaman Khamada, signed a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation yesterday.
Following the catastrophic flooding in Libya in early September, which primarily affected the eastern regions of the country, some hoped and anticipated that the country’s long-standing political divisions could be set aside.
The United Nations Support Mission (UNSMIL) in Libya expressed its concern in a statement today about the armed clashes in Benghazi over the last few days and the continued communications outage. It said it continues to investigate reports of civilian casualties.
Libya, which has witnessed political instability and conflicts between rival groups since 2011, when Muammar Gaddafi was overthrown, came to the international agenda again with the flood disaster in the city of Derna.
The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reported that Storm Daniel, which hit Libya’s northeast on September 11 left 40,000 displaced people and at least 30,000 buildings damaged in Derna, the city hit the hardest by the rainwater and floods, adding that basic services such as …
Eastern Libyan government tours Derna’s Storm Daniel destroyed areas with Turkish construction companies
The Prime Minister of the internationally unrecognised eastern-based Libyan government, Osama Hamad, conducted a tour of the Storm Daniel destroyed areas of Derna on Monday with the chairmen of two Turkish construction companies.