07 Mar 2019 - As the world celebrates the International Women’s Day, I want to convey a special greeting on behalf of the Secretary-General and myself to the women of Libya. The theme this year is “Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change” .
07 Mar 2019 - Tunis, 8 March 2019 – As the world celebrates International Women’s Day, France provides UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, with USD 100,000 to protect and help survivors of gender based violence access lifesaving GBV services through a national toll-free hotline.
New York, 1 March 2019 - The Secretary-General welcomes the 27 February meeting in the United Arab Emirates, convened by his Special Representative for Libya, Ghassan Salamé, between the Prime Minister of Libya and President of the Presidency Council of the Government of National Accord, Faiez Serraj, and the Commander of the Libyan National Army, Khalifa Haftar.
Abu Dhabi, 28 February 2019 - The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Libya, Ghassan Salame, hosted a meeting yesterday between the President of the Presidency Council, Fayez Serraj, and the Commander of the Libyan National Army, Khalifa Haftar, in the U.A.E. capital Abu Dhabi.
14 Feb 2019 - UNHCR, the UN Refugee agency, evacuated yesterday 159 Eritrean asylum-seekers from Tripoli airport to the Emergency Transit Mechanism (ETM) in Niamey, continuing its commitment to offer protection to the most vulnerable.
10 Feb 2019 - The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) reminds all parties of their obligations to guarantee the protection of civilians and the country's resources – which belong to all Libyans - by avoiding targeting economic facilities and putting civilians in harm’s way, under any pretext. UNSMIL reiterates the need for all parties to abide by international humanitarian law.
06 Feb 2019 - Tripoli, 5 February 2019 – Seven years after the revolution, hundreds of thousands of people across Libya, live in dire conditions. In a bid to respond to the urgent humanitarian needs for 552,000 most vulnerable people living in Libya, the United Nations together with the Government of National Accord today launched the 2019 Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP2019), seeking US$202 million, to continue providing health support, protection, water, and shelter.
05 Feb 2019 - The Women's Support and Empowerment Unit for the Presidency Council held its first coordination meeting today, in the Prime Minister's Office in the Libyan capital Tripoli, with a number of representatives of embassies in in Libya, United Nations agencies, the European Union, the European Union Border Assistance Mission, in addition to International non-governmental organizations.
02 Feb 2019 - The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Libya, Ghassan Salame, met with Ahmed Aboul Gheit, the Secretary-General of the League of Arab States(LAS), today in Cairo to discuss the latest developments in Libya.
29 Jan 2019 - UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, evacuated yesterday (28 January) 130 people out of Libya, marking the first evacuations to Niger in 2019.
The individuals evacuated had been detained in very dire conditions, and for months on end. UNHCR advocated for them to be released, and transferred them to the Gathering and Departure Facility in Tripoli, which opened last December, while their processing for solutions outside Libya was being completed.