In a joint letter addressed to the Secretary General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, 57 political parties demanded a decisive stance to hold free, fair and transparent elections in Libya, stressing that the UN mission has turned from a neutral tool to support the Libyan people, to one that …
UNSMIL completes technical review of Libyan electoral laws, commends the 6+6 for their effort and calls for a political settlement on remaining contentious issues
The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) completed an initial technical review of the Presidential Election Law no. 28/2023 and Parliamentary Election Law no. 27/2023, which were officially received from the Speaker of the House of Representatives in the evening of Thursday, 5 October.
The High National Elections Commission (HNEC) has received the laws regulating the presidential and parliamentary elections from the House of Representatives, which the latter approved last week.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, (HoR) Aqila Saleh, sent a letter to the Secretary-General of the United Nations (UNSG), Antonio Guterres, in which he requested to mobilize international support to form a unified government whose mission is to hold presidential and parliamentary elections.
Saif Gaddafi thanked, Monday, Parliament Speaker Agila Saleh and members of the 6+6 Committee for what they did in drafting the electoral laws that “do not exclude anyone,” as he put it.
Libya’s House of Representatives (Parliament), on Monday, approved election laws drawn up by the 6+6 Joint Committee, Anadolu Agency reports.
UN envoy to Libya, Abdoulaye Bathily, met on Monday with the General Commander of the Libyan National Army (LNA), Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, in Benghazi, according to Bathily.
The Libyan Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah has stressed in a meeting with the French special envoy to Libya Paul Soler his position regarding holding elections, saying he is committed to holding the vote “in accordance with fair laws.”
The president of Libya’s Presidential Council, Mohammed al-Menfi, affirmed his support for expanding participation and dialogue in the joint committee drafting election laws during a meeting with UN envoy Abdoulaye Bathily on Wednesday.
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 …