Press releases

  • 22 Jan 2018 - Tripoli, 18 January 2018 – Following the armed clashes that took place in Mitiga Airport and surrounding areas in Tripoli, the World Health Organization (WHO) country office in Libya delivered urgently one Emergency Trauma kits type B to the Filed Hospital in Tripoli, which is operated by the Ministry of Health’s Administration of Wounded.
  • 19 Jan 2018 - Tripoli, 19 January 2018 –  The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), this week,  gathered over 60 local mediators to share experiences in facilitating peace and ceasefire agreements.  The three-day workshop, organized as part of the UN’s Towards National Reconciliation in Libya Project, and supported by the Libyan Dialogue and Reconciliation Organization, managed to bring activists, community leaders and elders
  • 17 Jan 2018 - Mr. President, Members of the Security Council, I would like to congratulate Kazakhstan for its Presidency of the Security Council this month. I also wish to thank you for this opportunity to brief upon the work of the United Nations to address the crisis in Libya.   Mr. President, Members of the Security Council, I wish to inform you that the United Nations is poised to increase its presence in Libya.
  • 11 Jan 2018 - Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman arrived in Libya on 10 January to discuss with Libyan leaders the implementation of the United Nations Action Plan for the country and ways to bolster international support for Libya.
  • 09 Jan 2018 - The Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Jeffrey Feltman, is traveling to Libya and Tunisia from 9 to 12 January 2018.   During his visit, Mr. Feltman will discuss with Libyan leaders the implementation of the United Nations Action Plan for the country and ways by which the world organization can further strengthen its support to the Libyan people at this critical juncture.
  • 07 Jan 2018 - Thirty thousands (30,000) people in Zintan will benefit from the medical supplies provided by the World Health Organization (WHO) and funded by the European Union Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid (ECHO). In the context of ongoing response to the health needs in Libya, WHO has provided on 3rd January, thirty (30) Basic and three (3) Supplementary Interagency Emergency Health Kits (IEHK) and six (6) Trauma kit type B to Zintan general hospital.
  • 28 Dec 2017 - Sirt, 27 December 2017 –The Stabilization Facility for Libya (SFL) handed over Alittihad School and the polyclinic of Sirt to a construction company to start the rehabilitation of these two buildings. After the handed over, the head of the projects department at the municipality of Sirt, Mr. Ibraheem Hieblo, stated:
  • 27 Dec 2017 - Tunis, 26 December 2017 - Sixty thousand (60,000) people in Benghazi will benefit from medical supplies provided by the World Health Organization (WHO) and funded by the European Union Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid (ECHO). In the context of its ongoing response to the health situation in Libya, WHO, has provided on 21 December, 60 Basic Interagency Emergency Health Kits (IEHK) with 6 supplement and 9 Trauma kit Type B to Al-Jalaa Hospital in Benghazi.
  • 23 Dec 2017 - Tunis, 22 December 2017 - More than 55 representatives from the South of Libya concluded a three-days Forum in Tunis by adopting a general Charter for Reconciliation. The participants included elders and wisemen from various tribal components of the South, community leaders, members of municipal councils, youth and women activists, local mediators, and civil society organizations.
  • Ms. Amal Elmoghrabi, UNDP Programme Analyst hands over the ambulances to the Mayor of Murzuq, Mr. Ibrahim Shawish, at UNDP Libya office in Tripoli. Photo: ©UNDP.

    21 Dec 2017 - Murzuq, 21 December 2017 - Murzuq municipality, in the south of Libya, has received two intensive care ambulances from UNDP through a EU-funded project which aims to improve access to essential services, create jobs and entrepreneur opportunities, and increase security and rule of law in the country.

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