On 19 May 2019, during late night hours, a water control station in the Jabal al-Hasawna – southwestern Libya, was deliberately shut down cutting off water supply from the Great Man-Made River (GMMR) to Tripoli and some cities in the western and middle areas of Libya.
Tripoli, 08 May 2019 – UNSMIL is deeply concerned about increased cases of arbitrary arrest and detention, abduction, kidnapping and disappearance in Libya, inflicted upon officials, activists and journalists. These cases warn of deterioration of the rule of law in Libya.
The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS), with the generous support of the Government of Canada, successfully concluded a three-week training course on Device Scene Incident Management (DSIM) for Libyan Forensic Police Officers from the Libyan Ministry of Interior’s Criminal Investigation A
The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) congratulates all Libyans on the advent of the holy month of Ramadan. UNSMIL calls for an extendable one-week humanitarian truce starting at four in the morning of the
The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) strongly condemns the terrorist attack in Sebha, which was claimed by the Islamic State in the Levant (Dae’esh) and resulted in a number of Libyan casualties.
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