The UN envoy to Libya Abdoulaye Bathily said in a statement after his briefing at the Security Council on Tuesday that he “cannot specify the date for the start of the Libyan elections at the present time,” in response to a question about the future of the political impasse in …
Libya’s stability is at greater risk following recent militia clashes and amid turmoil in neighbouring Sudan and Niger that could spill over into the North African nation, the country’s UN special envoy said on Tuesday.
United Nations Libya envoy, Abdoulaye Bathily, said on Tuesday that “a unified government, agreed upon by the major players, is an imperative for leading the country to elections”, an apparent shift from an earlier position that elections should come first, Reuters reports.
Libyan House of Representatives Speaker Aguila Saleh met with UN Special Envoy for Libya Abdoulaye Bathily on Wednesday to discuss efforts to hold long-delayed elections.
The UN envoy to Libya, Abdoulaye Bathily, said that the country’s future should not depend on the House of Representatives and the High Council of State, but on the aspirations of the citizens. Bathily said that all those who wanted new transitional arrangements and governments only wanted to share the …
So far in 2023, an estimated 11,600 children made the dangerous crossing, according to UNICEF. The majority were alone or separated from their parents.
The United Nations (UN) envoy to Libya Abdoulaye Bathily has reiterated in his opening remarks at the meeting of the Security Working Group for Libya – a Berlin Conference committee – in Benghazi that electoral laws in their current state would not facilitate successful elections.
Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, General Commander of the Libyan National Army (LNA), received on Tuesday the Head of the U.N. Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), Abdoulaye Bathily, at LNA’s General Command headquarters in Benghazi.
The Acacus Mountains, known as Tadrart Akakus by locals, are located in the Fezzan region of southwestern Libya, within the Sahara Desert.
The United Nations envoy to Libya said, on Monday, that proposed electoral laws agreed upon by a committee of two legislative bodies this month are “not sufficient to resolve the most contested issues and enable successful elections”, Reuters reports.