Press Releases

  • 17 Aug 2017 - Thursday, 17 August 2017 –The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya Ghassan Salame landed in Zintan today to hear from its residents on how best to move the political process forward and build peace and...
  • 15 Aug 2017 - The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya Ghassan Salame arrived in Misrata today as part of his ongoing efforts to hear from Libyans on how best to move the political process forward and bring peace to...
  • Photo: Students skip rope in a playground at a school in Janzour, east of Tripoli, Libya, February 2017. UNICEF/Romenzi;

    14 Aug 2017 - Tunis, 14 August 2017 - During the first quarter of 2017, UNCIEF in partnership with the National Centre for Disease Control and the Ministry of Education conducted an in-depth assessment of the quality of water and sanitation facilities in 140 schools in west, east and south...
  • 12 Aug 2017 - UNFPA Acting Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem, reiterates on the International Youth Day that young people have the potential to act as greater forces for positive social change and to build the foundation for a just and peaceful world. Today’s generation of youth has come...
  • UNICEF Regional Director's visit to a Child Friendly Space in the Municipality of Janzour in Tripoli, Libya. The CFS is implemented by Al Nahla Organization, a UNICEF national partner since 2015 who provide psychosocial support for vulnerable children displaced by the conflict to Janzour.

    UNSMIL/Libya 2017/ Abel KAVANAGH

    10 Aug 2017 - Statement from UNICEF Regional Director, Geert Cappelaere, following his first visit to the country TRIPOLI, 9 August 2017- “Six years since the crisis began in Libya, over 550,000 children need assistance because of political instability, on-going conflict, displacement, and...
  • 06 Aug 2017 - Al- Qubbah, 6 August, 2017 -  On his second day in Libya, Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya Ghassan Salame met with the Libyan House of Representatives’ President Agila Saleh in his residence in al-...
  • 06 Aug 2017 - The UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Libya, Maria Ribeiro, expresses concerns over reports of severe shortages of basic necessities, including life saving medical supplies due to the conflict in Derna. This is has a negative impact on people’s health and wellbeing and, if...
  • 05 Aug 2017 - Tripoli, 5 August 2017 - The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya Ghassan Salame arrived in Tripoli today and met with President Faiez al-Sarraj, Presidency Council (PC) members and the Head of the High...
  • 04 Aug 2017 - Tripoli – IOM Director General William Lacy Swing returned to Tripoli earlier this week, where he reiterated that Libya remains IOM’s top priority. In what was his second visit to Libya this year, Ambassador Swing along with Vincent Houver, IOM’s Deputy Director of the...
  • 30 Jul 2017 - Tunis – On 27 July, IOM organized its first charter flight to Ghana. The flight which departed from Tripoli’s Mitiga airport provided return assistance home for 138 stranded migrants – 135 men and 3 women as well as one medical case....

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