17 Oct 2014 - 1-"As you may know we have had two meetings already, one in Ghedames where both parties agreed to start a political process, and the recent one in Tripoli. It was the first time after weeks and even months of confrontation when the two sides could meet again in Tripoli, and this was on the occasion of a very important visit, the visit of the Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon.
15 Oct 2014 - On 7 October, a group of gunmen stormed and vandalized the Karamanli Mosque, one of Tripoli’s most famous and beautiful mosques built by Ahmed Paschia in 1738. Ceramic tiles and marble decorations in the interior of the mosque were removed, and the floor completely ripped out. Days later, on 11 October, the historic Othman Pasha Madrassa, which serves the Sufi community of Tripoli, was damaged and looted by armed men.
02 Oct 2014 - United Nations: House of Representatives’ Commitment to Dialogue, Inclusiveness in Resolving Country’s Crisis Opens New Page in Relations among Libyans
Tripoli, 01 October 2014 - The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Libya, Bernardino Leon, welcomes the announcement by the House of Representatives committing itself to the political dialogue and to inclusiveness in resolving the country’s crisis.
29 Sep 2014 - Ghadames, 29 September 2014 - At the invitation of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), a group of parliamentarians from the Libyan House of Representatives met today in Ghadames for preliminary discussions on ways of overcoming the deficit of trust and confidence within parliamentary ranks, and resolving the current political stalemate in the country.
17 Sep 2014 - Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Libya Bernardino León called at a conference in Madrid on Wednesday 17 September 2014 for coordinated efforts to ensure the success of Libya’s transition, stressing that Libya’s stability is a regional and international interest.
Full text of his address:
11 Sep 2014 - Tripoli, 11 September 2014 - Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), Bernardino Leon, held talks with politicians and influential actors in Tripoli, Zintan and Misrata on Thursday 11 September 2014. Earlier in the week, he visited Tobruk and Al-Baida. Before leaving Tripoli, he held a press conference. Below are some of his remarks:
10 Sep 2014 - Tripoli, 10 September 2014 - The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Libya, Bernardino Leòn, continued his discussions with Libyan political actors on ways to end the fighting and begin a political process to draw the country out of the current crisis.
09 Sep 2014 - Albaida, 09 September 2014 - The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Libya, Bernardino Leòn, met with the chairman of the Constitution-Drafting Assembly (CDA), Mr. Ali Tarhouni, in the city of Albaida on Tuesday 09 September 2014.
Mr. Leon expressed appreciation for the work of the CDA in the drafting of the constitution and emphasized continued UN technical assistance to the body.