High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell has said the situation in Libya is discouraging in light of no indication of any possible agreement on elections any time soon.
An official in the Libyan Audit Bureau said, “Corruption is one of the most important causes of security tensions, and the weakness of the education and health systems,” noting that it “reinforces manifestations of injustice and affects all electoral benefits.”
The mood in Libya’s capital, Tripoli, is sombre and uncertain. While people go about their daily routine they are busy trying to figure out if another war is coming or not. They are still reeling from the sudden eruption of violence last August between two local militias that killed and …
The new U.N. special envoy for Libya warned Tuesday that delaying elections further could lead the troubled north African nation to even greater instability, putting it “at risk of partition.”
The 31st Arab League (AL) Summit concluded on Wednesday with the adoption of the Algiers Declaration which calls for joint action to tackle the regional and global challenges.
The Security Council voted unanimously Friday to extend the UN political mission in Libya for a year and urged key institutions and parties in the divided north African country to agree on a road map to deliver presidential and parliamentary elections as soon as possible.
The Speaker of the Libyan House of Representatives (HoR) Aqila Saleh discussed in Al-Qubba on Monday ways to hold elections with the new United Nations (UN) envoy Abdoulaye Bathily, who arrived in Libya on last Friday to assume his duties.
The Government of National Unity’s Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah called on the High National Elections Commission (HNEC) and its Head Emad Al-Sayeh to update the voters’ registry to register those who didn’t have the chance to register before and those who turned legal by age to vote.
The Libyan High Council of State (HCS) members voted in their 79th session on Monday on the constitutional basis articles that are under discussion with the House of Representatives (HoR), as the media office of the HCS added that the session, headed by HCS Head Khalid Al-Mishri, picked up on …
Several political party leaders and representatives have expressed desire to cooperate with the High National Elections Commission (HNEC), in order to consolidate the values of democracy and culture of peaceful transfer of power.