8350th Security Council Meeting: Situation in Libya

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13-Sep-2018 00:01:51
Security Council extends mandate of United Nations Support Mission in Libya until 15 September 2019, unanimously adopting Resolution 2434 (2018) at 8350th meeting.

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The Security Council today adopted a resolution extending the mandate of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) until 15 September 2019 under the leadership of the Secretary‑General’s Special Representative.

Unanimously adopting resolution 2434 (2018), the Council decided to extend UNSMIL’s mandate as an integrated special political mission to support an inclusive political process as well as a security and economic dialogue within the framework of the Libyan Political Agreement and the United Nations Action Plan. It further decided that UNSMIL should undertake a range of tasks, among them supporting key Libyan institutions, monitoring and reporting on human rights, coordinating international assistance and providing advice and assistance to the Government of National Accord in its efforts to stabilize post‑conflict zones, including those liberated from Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/Da’esh).

Welcoming the progress made, the Council encouraged continued efforts for a comprehensive political strategy as well as greater integration with and strategic coordination of UNSMIL and United Nations agencies in Libya to support the stabilization efforts of the Government of National Accord.

The meeting began at 10:06 a.m. and ended at 10:08 a.m.
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