Tripoli, 3 May 2019 – On this day, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Libya (SRSG), Dr. Ghassan Salame, pays tribute to the brave journalists who work in extremely difficult circumstances in Libya, despite rising intimidation and violence.
Tripoli/Tunis - In response to the ongoing intense clashes in Tripoli, four United Nations agencies launched the Rapid Response Mechanism(*) for the first time in Libya to provide assistance to vulnerable displaced families.
Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Libya Ghassan Salame condemns in the strongest terms the overnight heavy rocket shelling on the high-density residential neighbourhood of Abu Slim in Tripoli which resulted in scores of civilian deaths and injuries.
The decision to hold the National Conference had been made on the basis that the situation had matured, and that the necessary conditions had been met to enable an effective solution to the crisis in Libya through a political settlement, the establishment of a national charter and commitments tha
The Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the UN Support Mission in Libya Ghassan Salame condemns the aerial attack today by LNA aircraft against Meitiga airport, the capital’s only functioning airport that is available for civilian use.
The escalation of violence in and around Tripoli has caused the displacement of more than 2,800 persons fleeing from fighting, has blocked emergency services from reaching casualties and civilians, and damaged electricity lines.
The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) co-organized a reception on 28 March in partnership with the Canadian and British Embassies to Libya to celebrate the “International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action”.