On 6 December, the United Nations Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, appointed Stephanie Williams, nicknamed the “Iron Lady” by some Libyan politicians, as his Special Advisor on Libya, SASG on Libya.
The Head of the Presidential Council (PC), Mohammed Menfi, reaffirmed the PC’s strong wish to unify all efforts to reach free and fair elections, which meet the hopes and expectations of the Libyan people towards stability, expressing his support for the High National Elections Commission (HNEC).
UNSMIL welcomed yesterday the arrival of Special Adviser to the United Nations Secretary-General (SASG) for Libya, Stephanie Williams in Tripoli on 12 December 2021.
17 members of the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF) called in a statement on the UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, to correct the course of political process under the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL).
If Libyans really go to the polls as planned, on 24 December, it will be a moment of history-making and a new reality in the conflict ravaged country.
Protesters gathered in front of the High Judicial Council in Tripoli Monday to press their demands for withdrawing from the MoU that the Minister of State for Women Affairs, Houria Tarmal, inked with the UN.
The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announced today the appointment of Stephanie Williams as his Special Adviser on Libya.
Questions were raised Wednesday at the United Nations about the credibility of presidential elections due to be held in Libya on December 24, with the UN head insisting that he did not want the crucial vote to become “part of the problem.”
Russia has blocked the appointment of a veteran British United Nations troubleshooter, Nicholas Kay, as the U.N. special envoy to Libya, contributing to diplomatic turmoil ahead of the North African country’s upcoming presidential and parliamentary elections, two diplomatic sources said.
The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) is following with great concern the continued closure of Sebha Court of Appeal, in addition to reported threats against the judiciary. An armed group, allegedly affiliated to forces controlling Sebha, has reportedly, again, violently obstructed the work of the Sebha Court of …