17 Feb 2024 - On the 13th anniversary of the 17th February Revolution in Libya, I commend the unwavering spirit of resilience demonstrated by the Libyan people in their peaceful pursuit of change, democracy, peace, and stability. As we reflect on this occasion today, it is crucial for all Libyan leaders to recognize the daily struggles faced by their fellow citizens and work towards fulfilling their aspirations.
24 Jan 2024 - WASHINGTON, January 24, 2024 — Reconstruction and recovery needs following the catastrophic flooding in eastern Libya last September are estimated at $1.8 billion, according to a new report released today by the World Bank, the United Nations, and the European Union.
24 Dec 2023 - TRIPOLI, 24 December 2023 – Today is the 72nd anniversary of Libya’s independence, on which the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) extends its heartfelt congratulations to the Libyan people. It also marks two years since general elections were not held in December 2021.
10 Dec 2023 - TRIPOLI, 10 December 2023: As the world commemorates the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the United Nations Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) reiterates its call for human rights to be protected and promoted as an enabler for Libya’s democratic transformation.
26 Nov 2023 - TRIPOLI, 26 November 2023 - The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) stands united with Libyan defenders of women’s rights in supporting the 16 days of activism for the elimination of violence against women and girls.
23 Nov 2023 - Tripoli 23 November 2023 – Following intensive consultations with a broad range of Libyan stakeholders as part of his efforts to advance the political process, the Special Representative of the Secretary General (SRSG) and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya, Abdoulaye Bathily, has extended invitations to key Libyan institutional stakeholders to attend a meeting in the coming period to reach a settlement on the politically contested issu
12 Oct 2023 - TRIPOLI - The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) completed an initial technical review of the Presidential Election Law no. 28/2023 and Parliamentary Election Law no. 27/2023, which were officially received from the Speaker of the House of Representatives in the evening of Thursday, 5 October.
06 Oct 2023 - TRIPOLI- The United Nations Support Mission in Libya received yesterday evening an official memorandum from the office of Speaker of the House of Representatives Agila Saleh that included the approved electoral laws.
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.