The members of the Security Council welcome the holding on 7 July 2012 of the first national elections in Libya in nearly half a century. The members of the Security Council consider the elections a milestone for Libya's democratic transition.
Tripoli, 17 June 2012- The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Libya (SRSG) Ian Martin expresses his concerns about the recent resumption of fighting in a number of Libyan localities, in which children, women and other unarmed civilians have been among those kille
The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Libya and Head of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), Mr. Ian Martin, welcomes the successful conclusion on 21 May of the voter registration process for the upcoming elections to the National Congress.
Tripoli 1 May 2012 - The United Nations Support Mission In Libya (UNSMIL) has raised concerns with the Libyan authorities, at the highest level, regarding the recent deaths of three individuals at the Zaroug detention cente
Libya, Tripoli - 24 April 2012 - UNSMIL welcomes today's announcement by the High National Election Commission (HNEC) on the date of voters' registration as well as the registration of candidates/entities which are both scheduled to start on 1 May, 2012.
New York, 13 March 2012, The Secretary-General believes the report and recommendations of theInternational Commission of Inquiry on Libya provide a strong basisfor the Libyan authorities to address human rights issues in Libya.