25 Dec 2018 - The UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) strongly condemns the cowardly terrorist attack on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, today, in Tripoli. It expresses its deepest condolences to the families of the victims and wishes a speedy recovery to the injured. UNSMIL reaffirms that attacks on state institutions constitutes an attack on all Libyans.
20 Dec 2018 - Geneva/Tripoli, 20 December 2018 – Migrants and refugees are being subjected to “unimaginable horrors” from the moment they enter Libya, throughout their stay in the country and – if they make it that far – during their subsequent attempts to cross the Mediterranean Sea, according to a UN report released on Thursday.
15 Dec 2018 - Tripoli – This week (12/12), the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in cooperation with Libya’s Ministry of State for Displaced Affairs and the Local Council of Tawergha delivered essential humanitarian assistance to communities in Tawergha, 200 kilometres southeast of Libya’s capital Tripoli, and in the surrounding village of al-Emarat.
13 Dec 2018 - Tripoli 13 December 2018 – The President of the Presidency Council of the Government of National Accord (GNA), Fayez al-Sarraj, and the Special Representative of Secretary-General and Head of the UN Support Mission in Libya (USMIL), Ghassan Salame, inaugurated today, three recently rehabilitated police training facilities in Tripoli. The rehabilitated facilities – the Police Technical School, the Judicial Police Training Institute and the Police College - will house training
10 Dec 2018 - Human Rights Day this year marks the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a landmark document that establishes, in its first article, that “All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights”. The declaration set the foundation for social, political, economic and cultural rights and unleashed the power of women’s full participation.
10 Dec 2018 - For 70 years, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights has been a global beacon – shining a light for dignity, equality and well-being … and bringing hope to dark places.The rights proclaimed in the Declaration apply to everyone -- no matter our race, belief, location or other distinction of any kind.
06 Dec 2018 - The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) brought together 18 senior judges, prosecutors and judicial police officers from all regions of Libya in a two-day 5-6 December seminar under the theme “The Application of Rule of Law Principles in Prisons: Empowerment of the Judicial Police”.
06 Dec 2018 - Tripoli - UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, in coordination with Libyan authorities, evacuated 133 refugees from Libya to Niger today after hosting them at a Gathering and Departure Facility (GDF) which opened in Tripoli on Tuesday.
29 Nov 2018 - UNSMIL continues to receive reports of armed groups carrying out extra-judicial killings in Tripoli, a phenomenon that has been on the rise over the past few weeks. The Mission affirms that allegations of offences and personal disputes should be judged in a court of law, not by gunmen on the streets.