The European Union’s (EU) naval operation “Irini” published the results of its activities since its launch on March 31, 2020, to implement the arms embargo imposed on Libya based on UN Security Council resolutions.
A young Syrian man paralysed by live fire from Bulgarian border guards. Cover-ups of illegal pushbacks by the Greek coast guard. Over 1,300 people missing at sea. All the hallmarks of Europe’s border defences throughout 2022.
The president of the Presidential Council, Mohamed Al-Menfi, has emphasised the role of the Arab League in urging Libyan parties to adhere to and implement the road map and Security Council resolutions to speed up and further the political process.
The use by the EU’s border agency, Frontex, of aerial surveillance to enable the Libyan Coast Guard to intercept migrant boats, knowing that migrants and asylum seekers will face systematic and widespread abuse when forcibly returned to Libya, makes Frontex complicit in the abuse, Human Rights Watch and Border Forensics …
The European Union (EU) is supposed to have a common regional policy, particularly in relation to its immediate neighbourhood, which includes the entire North African region. Such a policy is assumed to represent the bloc’s response, as a whole, to regional issues, including that of security. And the bloc does …
High-profile European politicians, including the EU’s former foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini, Italy’s current and former interior ministers and the current and former prime ministers of Malta, have been named as the subjects of a criminal complaint at the international criminal court alleging they conspired with Libya’s coastguard to illegally …
On 18 November, the Institute for International Political Studies (ISPI) published a report entitled ‘The EU, NATO and the Libya Crisis: Scaling Ambitions Down’ by Stefano Marcuzzi (Senior Analyst at Libya-Analysis).
High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell has said the situation in Libya is discouraging in light of no indication of any possible agreement on elections any time soon.
Cross-border cooperation conference between Libya and the Sahel countries to combat organized crime and human trafficking will be held in Tunisia on November 22-23.
The 31st Arab League (AL) Summit concluded on Wednesday with the adoption of the Algiers Declaration which calls for joint action to tackle the regional and global challenges.