13 Jul 2023 - Tripoli - The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) is deeply disturbed by the continued abductions, arbitrary arrests, and disappearances of citizens and public figures by various security actors in Libya.
On July 12, former Finance Minister Faraj Boumtari was reportedly detained at Mitiga Airport and taken to an undisclosed location. Today, reports indicate that five members of the High Council of State have been reportedly banned from travelling at the same airport.
05 Jul 2023 - TRIPOLI, 05 July 2023 UNSMIL has become aware of a fabricated story that is circulating in local and regional news networks about an alleged plan to announce a roadmap to elections in Libya by SRSG Abdoulaye Bathily.
26 Jun 2023 - Tripoli, 26 June 2023 – In 2022, the United Nations in Libya worked to advance sustainable peace and development for people across Libya by strengthening governance, restoring access to basic social services, and improving economic opportunities.
07 Jun 2023 - UNSMIL takes note of the outcome of the work of the 6+6 HoR-HCS Committee which met in Bouzniqa, Kingdom of Morocco, from 22 May to 6 June 2023 to develop draft electoral laws for the presidential and parliamentary elections. The Mission appreciates the efforts made by the 6+6 Committee and thanks the Government of the Kingdom of Morocco for hosting the Committee.
17 Mar 2023 - TUNIS - The United Nations Support Mission in Libya and the United Kingdom, the lead co-chair of the Security Working Group of the Berlin Process International Follow-up Committee this month hosted a meeting on Thursday, 16 March, to discuss the way forward in the security track, the continued implementation of the Ceasefire agreement and the reunification of the military institutions.
15 Mar 2023 - TUNIS - On 15 March 2023, the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) hosted a meeting in the presence of the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General Abdoulaye Bathily bringing together the 5+5 Joint Military Committee (JMC) and an number of commanders of the military and security units in the West and East. The meeting aimed to establish a safe and conducive environment for the political process and for holding free and fair elections this year, 2023.
07 Feb 2023 - CAIRO - 7 February 2023- The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Libya and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya, Abdoulaye Bathily, launched today in Cairo a two-day meeting bringing together the 5+5 Joint Military Commission (JMC) and liaison committees for Libya, Sudan and Niger to discuss the withdrawal of foreign fighters and mercenaries.