28 Sep 2020 - On 28 Sep 2020, in Hurghada, Egypt, military and police teams from eastern and western Libya met and began security and military talks, in the framework of the ongoing (5+5) Joint Military Commission talks, with the facilitation of UNSMIL.
25 Sep 2020 - Tunis - On 23 September, Acting UN SRSG Stephanie Williams and the Ambassador-designate of the European Union to Libya, José Sabadell, as the rotating chair of the Economic Working Group (EWG) established by the Berlin Process, convened a meeting with the new leadership of the General Electricity Company of Libya (GECOL) to discuss plans to address the unacceptable electricity crisis in the context of the Libyan efforts to reopen the energy sector.
21 Sep 2020 - TRIPOLI/TUNIS 21 September 2020 – The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) are expanding their support for food insecure refugees and asylum seekers in Libya with emergency food assistance in response to the severe socio-economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country as well as the effects of the ongoing conflict.
18 Sep 2020 - TRIPOLI, 18 September 2020 - The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) convened virtually the third meeting of the Libyan Economic Dialogue. The meeting, held yesterday, was chaired by Acting SRSG Stephanie Williams and brought together 29 Libyan economic experts along with representatives from UNDP and the World Bank, to discuss the progress in the economic track and review the policy road map developed as part of the Berlin process.
16 Sep 2020 - TRIPOLI, 16 September 2020 – A group of Libyan healthcare professionals from across the country met in Tripoli, Benghazi and Sebha to participate via a video teleconference in the first of a series of UN-supported technical exchanges to combat COVID-19.
13 Sep 2020 - 13 September 2020 - UNSMIL expresses grave concern regarding reports that one civilian was killed, three were injured, and a number of other demonstrators were arrested on 12 September following the reported excessive use of force by eastern authorities against peaceful demonstrators in the city of al-Marj. UNSMIL calls for a thorough and immediate investigation into these incidents and for the speedy release of all those arbitr
10 Sep 2020 - Acting Special Representative of the Secretary-General (ASRSG) and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) Stephanie Williams warmly welcomes the outcomes of the consultations amongst key Libyan stakeholders that took place in Montreux in Switzerland under the auspices of the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue and in the presence of UNSMIL between 7-9 September. ASRSG Williams sincerely thanks the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue t
29 Aug 2020 - TRIPOLI – Libya is witnessing a dramatic turn of events that underlines the urgent need to return to a full and inclusive political process that will meet the aspirations of the Libyan people for representative government, dignity, and peace. UNSMIL urges calm, the application of the rule of law and the preservation of the rights of all citizens to peacefully express their views.