Unexpectedly, the Security Council failed to renew the mission of the United Nations mission in Libya for a year, due to a British-Russian dispute over a draft resolution prepared by Britain and rejected by Russia, deciding only to extend it until the end of this month.
Libya’s prime minister and several foreign powers have endorsed the holding of a national election on December 24, as envisaged in a United Nations-backed peace plan aimed at resolving years of turmoil and division.
Libya Stabilisation conference’s concluding nine-point statement reiterates 24 December election date
The Libya Stabilisation Conference’s concluding nine-point statement delivered today by Foreign Minister Najla Mangoush reiterated the need for elections to be held on the prescribed time of 24 December this year. There had been some expectations that the conference could be used as the springboard to delay the elections to …
Libya’s fragile unity government hosts senior foreign officials on Thursday to drum up support on spiky transitional issues as the war-torn country gears up for a landmark December election.
A French-staged international conference proposed for next November to discuss the Libyan crisis is losing momentum before even starting, as wider circles of Libyan politicians are voicing their rejection to the event.
The Special Envoy of the United Nations Secretary-General for Libya, Jan Kubis, said that the first group of international monitors for the Libyan ceasefire started work in Tripoli on October 10, until arrangements for their deployment in Sirte are completed.
On the eve of the Libya Stabilisation Initiative Tripoli conference tomorrow, delegations have started to arrive in the capital
On the eve of the Libya Stabilisation Initiative Tripoli conference to be held tomorrow, foreign delegations have started to arrive in the capital.
The Libyan Foreign Minister Najla Al-Mangoush discussed with the United Nations (UN) Undersecretary General for Political and Peace Affairs, Rosemary DiCarlo, and the UN envoy to Libya, Jan Kubis, Libya Stability Initiative and preparations for the international conference slated for Thursday in Tripoli.
Implications for Africa are multifaceted. Most prominently, a decline in European demand for fossil fuels alongside rising demand for cobalt, nickel, and other critical minerals for the energy transition will greatly affect global markets and, by implication, the economies of oil-dependent and mineral-rich African countries. The economy-wide effects of the …
The Chairman of the African Union’s Commission, Moussa Faki, said the continued presence of foreign mercenaries in Libya threatens its territory and its neighboring states.