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Source: Expertise France |

European Union (EU)-funded Project EU4PSL for Private Sector Development in Libya Presents Results

An online portal to simplify the establishment of businesses, step-by-step guides for new entrepreneurs, business acceleration programmes and start-up grants for 90 young Libyan entrepreneurs, and a new link between the private sector and Libyan universities are among EU4PSL’s most important achievements since 2019. “E-NABLE”, a €5 million EU-funded follow-up programme, will continue to support private sector diversification, digitalization and financial solutions for businesses in Libya

The European Union’s (https://bit.ly/3uCHRgC) EU4PSL project in support of private sector development in Libya presented its results in Tripoli. Over the past three years, the project contributed to a better business environment, and new job opportunities across Libya, in particular for the youth and women. In a closing ceremony in…

Source: Human Rights Watch (HRW) |

Libya: International Criminal Court (ICC) Reignites Hope for Long-Delayed Justice

The ICC has jurisdiction over war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide committed in Libya since February 15, 2011

A visit to Libya by the International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor has reignited hope for long-delayed justice for the victims of a militia that controlled a town during the 2019-2020 battle for Tripoli, the capital, Human Rights Watch said today. Members of the militia, known as al-Kaniyat, and their affiliates detained, tortured,…

Source: Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) |

United Nations Fact-Finding Mission on Libya concludes fifth investigative mission

The mission was the FFM’s first to Libya since the Human Rights Council extended its mandate from July 2022 to March 2023

The UN Independent Fact-Finding Mission on Libya has concluded its fifth investigative mission to the country, an extended field visit to Tripoli which took place from 20 October to 21 November. The mission was the FFM’s first to Libya since the Human Rights Council extended its mandate from July 2022…

Source: United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) |

United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) Statement on the 16 Days of Activism to Combat Violence against Women and Girls

Violence against women and girls comes in many shapes and forms, most recently it has evolved to include online harassment, threats and exploitation

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) joins the world in supporting the 16 days of activism against gender-based violence. Violence against women and girls in its various forms has been on the rise in Libya. This includes verbal, physical, or sexual violence, so-called ‘honour crimes,’ and as many…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of The State of Qatar |

Libyan Speaker of House of Representatives Meets Qatar's Ambassador

The meeting dealt with the two countries' bilateral cooperation relations

HE Speaker of the House of Representatives of the sisterly State of Libya Aguila Saleh met on Thursday with HE Ambassador of the State of Qatar to Libya Khalid Mohammed bin Zabin Al Dosari. The meeting dealt with the two countries' bilateral cooperation relations. During the meeting, HE the Ambassador…

Source: United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) |

United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) Concerned by the Continued Loss of Civilian Lives due to Unexploded Ordnance in Populated Areas

UNICEF and UNMAS are working with Libyan mine action partners to provide explosive ordnance risk education to people

This week another child tragically lost his life when he found and played with a grenade that was left behind by the warring parties in the conflict. His two brothers, standing near him, were severely injured. UNICEF and UNMAS are deeply concerned by the continued loss of civilian lives, especially…

Source: United Nations - Security Council |

Security Council Committee on Libya Meets with Panel of Experts

Committee members welcomed the work programme of the Panel and expressed their support to the Panel

On 4 November 2022, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1970 (2011) concerning Libya met in informal consultations to hear a presentation by the Panel of Experts on Libya on its work programme under the mandate extended by resolution 2644 (2022). The Panel presented the following areas of focus:…

Source: United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) |

United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) is Alarmed by Reports That More Than 70 Inmates at Mitiga Central Prison are on a Hunger Strike

Inmates have been striking since October, protesting the prolonged arbitrary detention of many inmates, conditions of detention and ill treatment

UNSMIL is alarmed by reports that more than 70 inmates at Mitiga Central Prison are on a hunger strike. Inmates have been striking since October, protesting the prolonged arbitrary detention of many inmates, conditions of detention and ill treatment, including denial of family visits and medical care. In recent weeks,…

Source: United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG) |

Libya: Some leaders ‘actively hindering progress towards elections’, Security Council hears

Libya has been divided between two rival administrations in the aftermath of the overthrow and killing of former President, Muammar Gaddafi, over a decade ago

Efforts continue to get political leaders in Libya to overcome their differences so that long-awaited presidential and parliamentary elections can finally take place, the Security Council heard on Tuesday.  UN Special Representative Abdoulaye Bathily briefed ambassadors on the ongoing impasse and other obstacles to the vote, which was postponed last December.  Libya…

Source: United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) |

United Nations Delegation to Sebha Consults with Southerners on Stabilization, Peacebuilding

The trip builds on SRSG Abdoulaye Bathily’s efforts, in his first month in Libya, to listen to people from across the country about how the UN can best support a Libyan-led solution to the political stalemate

A United Nations delegation, led by the Special Representative of the Secretary General for Libya, traveled to Sebha Monday to meet with southern government officials, tribal notables, academics, community-based organizations, women and youth. The trip builds on SRSG Abdoulaye Bathily’s efforts, in his first month in Libya, to listen to…