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Statement by the Spokesperson on the first meeting of the Libyan Council of Representatives

“We welcome today’s first meeting of the Council of Representatives in Libya. This is an extremely important step towards putting Libya’s democratic transition back on track and helping restore law and order to the country. We encourage the Council of Representatives to carry out its tasks in a spirit of …

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Three things to watch for in the Libya elections

On 25 June Libya will hold its second parliamentary elections since the ouster of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011. Voter registration has been fairly low: out of an estimated population of 6 million, only 1.5 million people have registered to vote, as compared to 2.8 million in the July 2012 elections.

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A Western Strategy for Libya

Libya has disappeared from Western headlines, even though the situation on the ground is going from bad to worse. How long can the West afford to ignore this disaster? The United States and Europe had a decisive role in overthrowing the Gaddafi regime and are now morally obliged to support …

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Libya: Border Security and Regional Cooperation

This rapid literature review examines security related developments that determine Libya’s relationships with its neighbours, namely Algeria, Chad, Egypt, Niger, Sudan and Tunisia. The report also looks at the incentives for neighbouring countries to maintain or develop regional relationships or cross border mechanisms with Libya and the main challenges in …

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