Candidates for Libya’s parliamentary elections have expressed concern about the current political deadlock in the country and urged the UN mission to include both presidential and parliamentary candidates in the consultations to facilitate a pathway to early elections.
The U.N. Mission in Libya welcomed on Thursday the release of three Libyan public figures who were illegally detained for prolonged periods.
Consultations of the joint committee constituted by the House of Representatives (HoR) and the High Council of State (HCS) began Thursday for the second day for defining a consensual constitutional basis for holding national elections in Libya.
On 4 April, World Health Organization (WHO) Libya Country Office published its 2021 Annual Report. The report covers Libya’s response to Covid-19, migrants in need of humanitarian health assistance, and the status of health care services and Libya’s workforce.
UNSMIL Statement on the launch of the United Nations-facilitated Joint HOR/HCS Committee meeting in Cairo
Under the auspices of the United Nations, the Special Advisor to the Secretary-General (SASG) on Libya, Ms. Stephanie Williams, launched today in Cairo the consultations of the Joint Committee of the House of Representatives (HoR) and the High Council of State (HCS) to determine the constitutional basis for fair, credible, …
Representatives of Libya’s two rival governments began talks in Egypt on Wednesday aimed at reaching agreement on holding national elections, the United Nations Mission in Libya said.
UN Special Adviser on Libya, Stephanie Williams, said she had an online meeting with members of the Tadamon Coalition, a newly-formed network of 25 Libyan civil society organizations and women leaders representing ethnic and regional constituencies in Libya and mainly working on gender equality and women’s empowerment.
The UN Advisor, Stephanie Williams, said that she had received a positive response from the Speaker of the House of Representatives (HoR), Aqila Saleh, as he welcomed the initiative of the UN, adding that the situation now is only a matter of bringing the HoR and High Council of State …
The spokesman for the House of Representatives (HoR), Abdullah Blehiq, said that the HoR has not issued any decision regarding the formation of a committee for the UN Advisor Stephanie Williams’ proposal to form a constitutional basis for holding elections.
Stephanie Willians, UN Advisor on Libya, met on Tuesday with Intisar bin Ashour, head of the National Charter Party, to discuss “the importance of political parties and women’s participation in the Libyan political process,” Williams said on Wednesday.