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09 Jul 2012 - The United Nations was assisting Libya as it held, on 7 July, its first free election in 47 years. The nationwide balloting to elect a Libyan National Congress was a key step in the country's transition from dictatorship to democracy after a popular revolution swept away last...
07 Jul 2012 - On the eve of the elections to the National Congress, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Libya (SRSG) Ian Martin congratulates the Libyan people on this historic milestone in their country's transition towards a new democratic State, for which they sacrificed...
26 Jun 2012 - The Libyan Women Union and Maan Nabneeha Movement, in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) office in Libya, on Monday 25 June 2012 launched a nationwide awareness campaign to support women candidates for the National Congress elections....
10 Jun 2012 - The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Libya and Head of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), Mr. Ian Martin, welcomes the announcement by the High National Election Commission that the National Congress elections will be held on 7 July 2012.
12 May 2012 - SRSG breifing - Meeting of the Security Council, 10 May 2012
Libya is approaching a key moment in its democratic transition. On 1 May, registration of voters opened for the election of a National Congress - the first election since those which took place...
29 Apr 2012 - The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Libya (SRSG), Mr. Ian Martin, visited Zuwara, al-Jumail and Regdalin on 25 April 2012, where he met with their respective local and military councils, and members of civil society.
Discussions focused on the recent...
25 Apr 2012 - Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Libya, Ian Martin, speech at Human Rights Workshop for Civil Society:
Libya's Revolution has been a revolution in the name of human rights. It began with protests at the arrest of a human rights...
10 Apr 2012 -
Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Libya, Ian Martin, speech at Human Rights Workshop for Civil Society:
Members of the University of...
15 Mar 2012 - The present report is submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2022 (2011), by which the Council extended the mandate of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) for a three-month period until 16 March 2012.