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LPDF Proposals Bridging Committee meets virtually in effort to agree on constitutional basis for elections

UNSMIL reported yesterday that the Proposals Bridging Committee of the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF) held its second virtual meeting on Tuesday, facilitated by the Assistant Secretary-General and Mission Coordinator Raisedon Zenenga.

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HoR to hold session ‘‘to complete’’ budget law, election law, electoral districts, and the position of head of Intelligence

According to a statement issued yesterday by Abdalla Belheeg, the Official Spokesperson of the House of Representatives (HoR), the HoR will hold a session next Monday (2 August).

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Economic Working Group urges Libyan stakeholders to find compromise solutions on stalled 2021 budget, progressing unification and provide urgent services to Libyans

UNSMIL reported today that the Economic Working Group (EWG) Co-Chairs, represented by UNSMIL Coordinator Raisedon Zenenga, EU Ambassador Jose Sabadell, US Special Envoy, and Ambassador Richard Norland, and Egyptian Ambassador Sarwat Selim, met yesterday with Prime Minister Abd Alhamid Aldabaiba and representatives from the Government of National Unity, the House …

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While acting as technical advisor in the HoR-HNEC Rome meeting, UNSMIL urges HoR and HSC to work together on constitutional basis for elections

While acting as technical advisor to House of Representatives Committee and the High National Elections Commission (HNEC) meeting in Rome 26-29 July, UNSMIL today urged the HoR and HSC to work together, as prescribed by the 2015 Skhirat Libyan Political Agreement (LPA), in agreeing on a constitutional basis for the …

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Gaddafi’s finances may save Libya’s new budget

For the fifth time in three months, Libya’s parliament failed to approve the national budget halting the plans of the Government of National Unity (GNU). In a statement on the parliament’s website spokesperson Abdullah Blehaq said “some members of parliament rejected” voting on the budget. For the bill to pass, …

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Despite Polls Libya Faces Great Challenges Ahead

While the reconciliation process has added a sense of optimism, several legal and security challenges remain, just months before the proposed elections in December. After a decade of conflict, insecurity and political fragmentation, Libya could be looking at a more stable future and sustainable peace.

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