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UNHCR / LIBYA DISPLACED

The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) said an upsurge in fighting in Libya since the start of the year has led to more displacement in many towns and cities in the east of the country, with some people having been forced to flee for the fourth or fifth time. UNTV CH

16 Jan 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / LIBYA

The United Nations (UN) is gearing up to kick-start a new round of political talks this week in Geneva aimed at easing the deepening political and security crisis afflicting Libya. The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Libya Bernardino Leon told reporters “it’s going to be a long process, it's going to be difficult", adding in [...]

14 Jan 2015 | Read More »

UN / LIBYA

The Security Council expressed its "profound concern" over the deteriorating situation in Libya and its impact on regional peace and stability, warning of the possibility of sanctions. A United Nations spokesperson said the UN Special Representative for Libya continues with his mediation efforts to end the armed hostilities, including a cessation of aerial attacks against [...]

26 Nov 2014 | Read More »

UN / ICC LIBYA

ICC Prosecutor  Fatou Bensouda noted "with regret" that the security situation in Libya is "worsening" and "political instability is growing" creating an environment "that clearly cannot be conducive to closing the impunity gap in Libya." She called on Libya "to immediately surrender Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi to the custody of the International Criminal Court." UNIFEED – [...]

11 Nov 2014 | Read More »

UN / MIGRANTS HUMAN RIGHTS

The Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants, François Crépeau, expressed concern over the situation of Syrian and other refugees, saying that "there is little appetite, especially in the global north, for resettling these people who have fled a bloody civil war." Crépeau also spoke about the situation of the World Cup sites workforce in [...]

24 Oct 2014 | Read More »

UN / LIBYA

The members of the Security Council welcomed the UN-facilitated meeting between members of the Libya's House of Representatives in Ghadames "as an important step towards a peaceful resolution of the current political stalemate in Libya." UNIFEED – UNTV

2 Oct 2014 | Read More »

GA / DEBATE 3

The President of the Libyan Council Agila Saleh Essa Gwaider said that Libyans can no longer tolerate “assassinations, humiliation, intimidation” and human rights violations, and called on the international community to either to stand with the “elected legitimate authorities” and or “say very clearly that the Libyans have to face terrorism alone." UNIFEED-UNTV

27 Sep 2014 | Read More »

UN / LIBYA

At a High-Level meeting on Libya in the margins of the United Nations General Assembly, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said "time is of the essence. Our collective approach should be anchored in the principles of non-interference inLibya's internal affairs and respect for its national sovereignty. There is no space for violence in the political transition process." [...]

25 Sep 2014 | Read More »

UN / LIBYA

The United Nations new envoy to Libya  told the Security Council that Libya's democratic transition is facing a "critical moment" and the country is now "closer to the brink of protracted conflict and civil strife." UNIFEED – UNTV

15 Sep 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / LIBYA HUMAN RIGHTS

A new United Nations report warned about serious violations of international human rights and humanitarian law that are taking place in the Libyan cities of Tripoli and Benghazi with dire consequences for civilians and civilian infrastructure. OHCHR

4 Sep 2014 | Read More »

 

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