09 Apr 2019 - The Secretary-General strongly condemns the military escalation and ongoing fighting in and around Tripoli, including the aerial attack today by a Libyan National Army (LNA) aircraft against Mitiga airport.
08 Apr 2019 - The Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the UN Support Mission in Libya Ghassan Salame condemns the aerial attack today by LNA aircraft against Meitiga airport, the capital’s only functioning airport that is available for civilian use. As such, this attack constitutes a serious violation of international humanitarian law which prohibits attacks against civilian infrastructure.
08 Apr 2019 - The escalation of violence in and around Tripoli has caused the displacement of more than 2,800 persons fleeing from fighting, has blocked emergency services from reaching casualties and civilians, and damaged electricity lines. The upsurge in violence is further increasing the misery of refugees and migrants arbitrarily detained in detention centres in areas of active conflict.
06 Apr 2019 - The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) co-organized a reception on 28 March in partnership with the Canadian and British Embassies to Libya to celebrate the “International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action”.
26 Mar 2019 - New York, 26 March 2019 - The members of the Security Council emphasized their full support for the Special Representative of the Secretary-General, Ghassan Salamé, and the United Nations Support Mission for Libya (UNSMIL) as they seek to mediate a political way forward in Libya that would lead to credible and peaceful elections. The Members called upon all United Nations Member States and regional organizations to unite in support of the Special Representative of the
19 Mar 2019 - Tripoli, 18 March 2019 – The Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Mr Jean-Yves Le Drian, and the United Nations, represented by Heads of the UNDP, UNICEF and WHO in Libya, signed today an agreement for a contribution of € 876,000 by the French Government to fund the implementation of projects carried out by the three UN agencies.
13 Mar 2019 - Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Rosemary DiCarlo and African Union Commissioner for Peace and Security Ambassador Smail Chergui conducted a joint visit to Libya from 12-13 March. They were received by Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Libya Ghassan Salame.
11 Mar 2019 - Reports are being circulated for the past few days on some news websites and social media channels about details on the AMultaqa AlWatani (National Conference) – which the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) plans to convene soon - including the date, venue location and other details. Those reports usually quote “an official source at UNSMIL" or "sources close to UNSMIL."