Tripoli, 26 June 2013 - The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General (SRSG) and Head of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) Tarek Mitri extends his warmest congratulations to Mr.
The number of forcibly displaced people in the world continues to rise. There are now more than 45 million refugees and internally displaced people – the highest level in nearly 20 years. Last year alone, someone was forced to abandon their home every four seconds.
There is certainly no lack of Libyan will when it comes to securing the country's borders, but the difficulty the Libyans face is the shortage of modern equipment, technology, experienced personnel and not least the lack of comprehensive plan to ensure the vast frontier is sealed to militants as