“Moving Beyond Containment”
Mr. President, Distinguished Members of the CouncilFirstly, I would like to congratulate Spain for presiding over the Security Council this month.
Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Libya and head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) Martin Kobler is extremely alarmed by the ongoing clashes in Tripoli which are reported to have claimed a number of lives.
Gender-based violence is the most extreme form of the universal and systemic inequality experienced by women and girls. It knows no geographic, socio-economic or cultural boundaries. One in three women worldwide continue to fall victim to some form of physical or sexual violence.
Tunis - Between the 25th November and the 10th December, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Libya office, organizes a campaign in Libya to advocate and raise awareness on gender-based violence with the support of the Women and Youth Empowerment Forum (WYEF).
At long last, there is growing global recognition that violence against women and girls is a human rights violation, public health pandemic and serious obstacle to sustainable development.
WHO country office has conducted Assessment workshop for Libyan national Cancer registry between 16- 17 November in Tunis, in partnership with WHO Regional office, the International Agency for research of Cancer (IARC), and the Global Initiative for Cancer Registry Development (GICR), and it has