Press Releases

  • 23 May 2015 - 23 May 2015 - The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) condemns the string of suicide bombings that have taken place over the past few days in the areas of al-Qubba (19 May), Sirte (20 May) and Misrata (21 May), responsibility for which have since been claimed by...
  • 21 May 2015 - On Thursday May 21, 2015, the International Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is pleased to support the launch of the #Unite4Heritage campaign launch in Libya. Through this...
  • 11 May 2015 - 11 May 2015 – The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) condemns the attack against a Turkish vessel off the Libyan coast in which one sailor was killed and other crew members injured. The Mission regrets the loss of life and calls for a thorough investigation of...
  • 29 Apr 2015 - 29 April 2015 - I have just briefed the Security Council on the situation in Libya. First of all ... this chaos is what explains dramas as the ones we have seen recently: death in the Mediterranean Sea, hundreds of migrants traveling to south Italy and other countries, the...
  • 24 Apr 2015 - New York, 24 April 2015 - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced today the appointment of Ali H. Al-Za’tari of Jordan as his new Deputy Special Representative and Deputy Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), where he will also serve as...
  • 24 Apr 2015 - Enabled through UNESCO’s Regional Programmes that promote an enabling environment for freedom of expression, on Thursday 23 April 2015, twenty-six Libyan journalists celebrated their completion of an intensive communication and English skills training course at the British...
  • 24 Apr 2015 - Zarzis, Tunisia, 21 April 2015 – UNICEF launched ‘Together for Children’, a national campaign with municipalities in Libya. The Campaign aims at providing psychosocial support for the internally displaced children, the establishment of child friendly spaces, the prevention of...
  • 21 Apr 2015 - 21 April 2015 - Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Libya and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), Bernardino Leon, strongly condemns the terrorist bombing against the Spanish Embassy in Tripoli. The bombing is the latest in a series of...
  • 21 Apr 2015 - 21 April 2015 – A meeting of representatives of Libyan women groups and women activists, in the framework of the political dialogue with the aim of ending the conflict in the country, commenced Tuesday 21 April 2015 in Tunis, Tunisia. The two-day meeting of Libyan Women...
  • 19 Apr 2015 - 19 April 2015 – A meeting of representatives of Libyan women groups and women activists facilitated by the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), with the support of the European Union, will convene in Tunis, Tunisia, on 21-22 April 2015 in the framework of the...

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