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Archive for August, 2015

Posted by Libyan Embassy On Aug - 27 - 2015 0 Comment

Reuters The United Nations special envoy to Libya said he was optimistic that the country’s two parliaments will be ready to agree on forming a unity government by mid-September, a vital step towards ending the political crisis and military conflict. The United Nations has been trying to persuade the country’s warring factions for months to form a unity cabinet and  [ Read More ]

Posted by Libyan Embassy On Aug - 27 - 2015 0 Comment

FCO People love conspiracies.  They are more fun than reality.  They spread like viruses because they feed popular perceptions.  For example: President Obama wasn’t born in Hawaii; the mafia killed JFK; ostriches bury their heads in the sand when they see danger; Ambassadors eat Ferrero Rocher.  All widely believed; none true. My experience of dealing with Libya is that conspiracy  [ Read More ]

Posted by Libyan Embassy On Aug - 26 - 2015 0 Comment

Tunis, 25 August 2015 – The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) convened a meeting with Member States, regional organizations, non-governmental organizations and UN Agencies, Funds and Programs working on Libya on the support to a future Libyan Government of National Accord. It was intended to serve as a forum in which the international community discusses and agrees on  [ Read More ]

Posted by Libyan Embassy On Aug - 24 - 2015 0 Comment

Tunis, Tunisia, 20 August 2015 – A meeting of Libyan civil society organisations and activists convened in Tunis, Tunisia, on 19-20 August 2015. It included men and women active in human rights, humanitarian work, journalism and victims’ organizations. The meeting was facilitated by the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) and sponsored by the European Union through its project  [ Read More ]

Posted by Libyan Embassy On Aug - 20 - 2015 0 Comment

The Daily Star CAIRO/BENGHAZI: Libya’s foreign minister says the internationally recognized government will draw on Arab support to urge the U.N. to lift an arms embargo in place since 2011. Mohammed al-Dairi said in a news conference Wednesday in Cairo that Libya would use the Arab League’s call a day earlier for the embargo to be lifted to allow Libya  [ Read More ]

Posted by Libyan Embassy On Aug - 20 - 2015 0 Comment

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) 20th August 2015 The Conflict, Security and Stability Fund (CSSF) is the UK Government’s programme fund that aims to integrate conflict resolution and development assistance as part of its broader approach in conflict affected countries. The CSSF builds upon the successful activity of the UK Government’s previous Conflict Pool, expanding to include a wider  [ Read More ]

Posted by Libyan Embassy On Aug - 19 - 2015 0 Comment

British Ambassador Mr. Peter Millett has done an Interview with International France Radio, in which he spoke about the recent events in Sirte, and the importance of creating and supporting the Government of National Accord to put in place an overall plan to fight DAESH in Libya. Below is a the full text of the interview: Ambassador: What is happening  [ Read More ]

Posted by Libyan Embassy On Aug - 18 - 2015 0 Comment

15 August 2015 – The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) strongly condemns attacks by the so-called Islamic State (Daesh) in the city of Sirte, including reports of indiscriminate shelling of residential neighbourhoods and the killing of captives the terrorist group has controlled since May. At a time when Libyan key political stakeholders gathered in Geneva for a dialogue  [ Read More ]

Posted by Libyan Embassy On Aug - 17 - 2015 0 Comment

Joint Statement on Libya – Government responses – GOV.UK The Governments of France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States strongly condemn the ongoing barbaric acts by ISIL-affiliated terrorists in the Libyan city of Sirte. We are deeply concerned about reports that these fighters have shelled densely populated parts of the city and committed indiscriminate acts of  [ Read More ]

Posted by Libyan Embassy On Aug - 13 - 2015 0 Comment

Geneva, 12 August 2015 – The latest round of the Libyan Political Dialogue concluded two days of talks at the United Nations Office at Geneva. The talks were presided over by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Libya and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), Bernardino Leon. The talks were held in a positive atmosphere,  [ Read More ]