The Head of the High Council of State, Khalid Al-Mishri , said in a meeting Monday with the UN envoy to Libya Abdoulaye Bathily that electoral laws should not exclude anyone for political reasons, stressing the need for respecting the legislation in force related to some articles of electoral laws.
The head of the UN Support Mission In Libya (UNSMIL), Abdoulaye Bathily, said on Friday that he will seek other alternatives if the House of Representatives (HoR) and the High Council of State (HCS) fail to agree on electoral laws in a timely manner.
When it comes to Libya, the United Nations appears to have gone insane – at least according to the cliched definition attributed to Einstein. With Libya dangerously devolving into the type of discord that already produced one regionally destabilising conflict, UN special representative Abdoulaye Bathily last month announced his eagerly …
The Libyan Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah and the US Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs, Barbara Leaf, reiterated support for the efforts of the United Nations Mission to Libya that aim at holding elections, discussing in a meeting on Tuesday morning, in the presence of the US …
Abdalla Belheeg, the Official Spokesperson for the House of Representatives (HoR), reported that during its session in Benghazi yesterday, the HoR elected the six members of the joint committee (6+6) with the High State Council to prepare the election laws.
Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah has reiterated support for the efforts of the UN Envoy to Libya, Abdoulaye Bathily.
Speaking at a Tripoli press conference today on his recent creation, the High-Level Panel for Elections, SRSG and UNSMIL head Abdoulaye Bathily said Libya’s post-2011 interim arrangements are a source of instability which puts the future of this country at risk.
The aim of the UN mission in Libya has always been to help the country reach the end of the transitional period which has been in progress since the 2011 civil war ended. Each UN envoy tried in his or her own way to reach that goal through complicated negotiations, …
The new UN envoy to Libya had hoped to usher in long-delayed elections, but his initiative is facing pushback from the eastern-based parliament and a lukewarm reception by its rivals in Tripoli.
After a flurry of meetings with Libya’s political leaders over the last few days in an effort to precipitate elections in 2023, representatives from France, Germany, Italy, the UK and the United States issued the following joint statement today.