Press Releases

  • 29 Aug 2018 - The UN Support Mission in Libya condemns the escalation of violence in the Greater Tripoli area, now in its third day and call for an immediate ceasefire on all fronts.  The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) in Libya, Dr. Ghassan Salame, has reached out to...
  • 27 Aug 2018 - The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) is following the clashes in and around Tripoli with grave concern and calls on all parties to immediately cease all military action. UNSMIL is concerned by the use of indiscriminate fire and heavy weapons in densely populated...
  • 19 Aug 2018 - The United Nations Support Mission in Libya expresses its strong condemnation of the violence, intimidation and obstruction to the work of Libya’s sovereign institutions by militiamen. Members of brigades nominally acting under the Ministry of Interior of the Government of...
  • 19 Aug 2018 - Civilians are not a target Tunis, 19 August 2018 - This World Humanitarian Day, we continue to recognize the suffering of civilians caught in conflict and we celebrate the courage of humanitarian workers who strive to bring relief and care to those in need.  In Libya, many...
  • 19 Aug 2018 - We mark World Humanitarian Day every year on 19 August, to express solidarity with people affected by humanitarian crises and pay tribute to the humanitarian workers who help them.  This year’s commemoration marks the fifteenth anniversary since the attack on the United Nations...
  • 16 Aug 2018 - Tripoli, 16 August 2018 - The verdict announced on 15 August 2018 by the Criminal Circuit of the Court of Appeal of Tripoli is a cause of concern, given the 45 death sentences pronounced. UNSMIL recognizes efforts by the Libyan judiciary to hold people to account for crimes...
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    10 Aug 2018 - The UN in Libya strongly condemns the forced eviction of displaced Tawerghan families from Tariq al-Matar Camp early this morning, leaving them homeless for a second time in seven years.  “Entering an IDP camp while people are sleeping, demolishing homes and...
  • 06 Aug 2018 - Tripoli, 6 August 2018 – As part of its efforts to strengthen the participation of all Libyans in the process of reconciliation, the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) today launched the “Al-Solh Khair” (“...
  • 27 Jul 2018 - A thematic meeting on real estate, land and property rights in Libya was organized in Tunis by UNSMIL and UNDP on 9-10 July as part of the project “Towards National Reconciliation in Libya”. The meeting brought together members of the Government of National Accord...
  • 20 Jul 2018 - The members of the Security Council welcomed the briefing from the Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG), Ghassan Salamé, on 16 July 2018. The members of the Security Council welcomed the announcement on [11 July 2018] that Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC...

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