18 Jan 2020 - UNSMIL expresses deep concern over current efforts to disrupt or impair oil production in Libya. This move would have devastating consequences first and foremost for the Libyan people who depend on the free flow of oil for their well-being. It will also have terrible knock-on effects for the country's already deteriorated economic and financial situation.
17 Jan 2020 - TRIPOLI, 17 January 2020 - Six months ago, Siham Sergewa, an elected member of the House of Representatives, was seized at night from her home in the heavily fortified Buhedima District of Benghazi. Since her violent abduction, Ms. Sergewa’s fate remains unknown.
08 Jan 2020 - Tripoli, 08 January 2020 - The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya, Ghassan Salame, welcomes recent calls for a ceasefire in Libya by a number of countries and international and regional organisations, the most recent of which is the joint call today by the Presidents of Turkey and Russian.
07 Jan 2020 - TUNIS, 07 January 2020 – UNSMIL convened yesterday a meeting of 19 Libyan economic experts representing the main Libyan financial and economic institutions as well as the different economic sectors. The experts, who took part in the meeting, were selected based on their capacity to represent interests from across the Libyan political and geographic spectrum.
04 Jan 2020 - TRIPOLI, 03 January 2020 - The Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General, UN Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator for Libya, Mr Yacoub El-Hillo strongly condemns the intensified airstrikes and shelling in and around Libya’s capital, Tripoli.
28 Dec 2019 - TRIPOLI – 28 December 2019 - The Special Representative of Secretary-General (SRSG) in Libya, Ghassan Salame, strongly condemns repeated airstrikes targeting civilian installations in western Libya, including Al-Zawiya, Tajoura and Abu Salim.
17 Dec 2019 - TUNIS, 17 December 2019 –UNSMIL in collaboration with OHCHR completed a three-day training on the integration of gender into the Universal Periodic Review Process. The training targeted 15 geographically diverse women activists working on issues related to gender equality, combatting gender-based violence and promoting human rights.
16 Dec 2019 - Tripoli, 16 December 2019 - Reda Fhelboom, a well-known human rights defender and journalist was arrested and detained at Mitiga airport by a Tripoli based armed group on Saturday night, following his arrival from Tunis.
02 Dec 2019 - The Members of the Security Council expressed their deep concern at the recent escalation of violence in Libya. The Members of the Security Council stressed the need for all parties urgently to de-escalate the situation and to commit to a ceasefire.
27 Nov 2019 - The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) expresses grave concerns over violence at the El-Feel oil field, which threaten the safety of NOC staff and led to shutting off its 75,000-barrels-per-day production.