Germany and the United Nations plan to host a conference on Libya in Berlin on June 23, a gathering that aims to bring together powers with interests in the North African country and its transitional government.
A United Nations report published yesterday holds the European Union at least partially responsible for the death of thousands of migrants crossing the Mediterranean Sea in recent years, Anadolu has reported. The EU is accused of obstructing rescue efforts and deliberately pushing migrants back.
The UN envoy to Libya, Jan Kubis, has called on the High Council of State (HCS) and the House of Representatives (HoR) to consult without delay about the constitutional basis for the December elections, outlining some negative issues raised in the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum’s (LPDF) virtual meeting.
In his opening remarks to today’s opening of the two-day Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF) virtual session, UNSMIL head Jan Kubis warned that any acts under any pretext obstructing the timely holding of the 24 December elections would be unacceptable to the Libyan people and the international community.
107 Libyan politicians, legal activists, and journalists as well as constitutionalists – 28 of whom are members of the Constitution Drafting Assembly (CDA), signed a statement rejecting the outcomes of the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum’s (LPDF) Legal Committee about the constitutional basis.
The UN special envoy for Libya warned the Security Council that progress on the key issue of withdrawing mercenaries and foreign fighters from Libya has stalled and their continued presence is a threat not only to Libya but to the North African region.
UN special envoy for Libya Jan Kubis submitted a draft proposal Tuesday for the constitutional basis for upcoming elections to the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF) plenary.
The UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has invited members of the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum to a virtual meeting via Zoom after Eid Al-Fitr to discuss the Legal Committee’s recommendations regarding the constitutional basis for the upcoming elections.
The majority of those rescued were sent to Libyan detention centres where more than 1,000 children are being held.
Jan Kubis, Special Envoy of the United Nations Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), met with Najla Al-Mangoush, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Government of National Unity.