Insights: Libya

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    Libya: Adoption of a Resolution

    Tomorrow morning (2 October), the Security Council is expected to adopt a resolution renewing the authorisation for member states, acting nationally or through regional organisations, to inspect vessels on the high seas off the coast of Libya that they have...

    posted on THU 1 OCT 2020
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    Libya Sanctions: Discussion under “Any Other Business”

    Tomorrow (25 September), following consultations on the UN Integrated Transition Assistance Mission in Sudan (UNITAMS), members of the Security Council are expected to discuss the question of whether the interim reports of the Panel of Experts assisting the 1970 Libya...

    posted on THU 24 SEP 2020
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    Libya: Council to Renew UNSMIL Mandate

    Tomorrow (15 September), the Security Council is scheduled to adopt a resolution in person renewing the mandate of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) for another year until 15 September 2021. It seems that the UK, the penholder...

    posted on MON 14 SEP 2020
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    Libya: Open and Closed VTC on UNSMIL and Libya Sanctions

    Tomorrow morning (2 September), Security Council members are scheduled to hold an open videoconference (VTC), followed by a closed VTC, on the United Nations Assistance Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) and Libya sanctions. The Acting Special Representative and head of UNSMIL,...

    posted on TUE 1 SEP 2020
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    Libya Sanctions: Vote on a Resolution

    Tomorrow afternoon (5 June), the Security Council president (France) is expected to announce the result of the voting on a resolution renewing for twelve months an authorisation first put into effect in resolution 2292 of 14 June 2016. The current...

    posted on THU 4 JUN 2020
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    Libya: Open and Closed VTC on UNSMIL and Libya Sanctions

    Tomorrow morning (19 May), the Security Council is scheduled to hold an open VTC and a closed VTC on the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) and Libya sanctions. The Acting Special Representative and head of UNSMIL, Stephanie Williams,...

    posted on MON 18 MAY 2020
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    Libya: Closed VTC on the EU Operation “Irini” in the Mediterranean

    Tomorrow (8 April), the Security Council is scheduled to hold a closed VTC on Libya. The focus of the meeting will be the new EU military operation in the Mediterranean (EUNAVFOR MED IRINI), which was launched on 1 April as...

    posted on TUE 7 APR 2020
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    Libya: Informal Meeting on UNSMIL via Videoconferencing

    Tomorrow morning (26 March), Security Council members will convene an informal videoconferencing meeting on the situation in Libya and the activities of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL). Acting Special Representative and head of UNSMIL Stephanie Williams is...

    posted on WED 25 MAR 2020
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    Libya: Consultations on the Follow-Up to the Berlin Conference

    This afternoon (26 February), Security Council members are scheduled to meet in consultations on Libya. German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas and Special Representative and head of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) Ghassan Salamé are expected to brief....

    posted on WED 26 FEB 2020
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    Council Adopts Resolution on the Berlin Conference on Libya

    Yesterday afternoon (12 February), the Security Council adopted a resolution endorsing the conclusions of the Berlin Conference on Libya (S/RES/2510). The resolution was adopted with 14 votes in favour and one abstention (Russia). Background Libya’s capital, Tripoli, has been the...

    posted on THU 13 FEB 2020
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    Libya: Briefing and Consultations on UNSMIL and Libya Sanctions

    Tomorrow (29 January), the Security Council is expected to hold the bimonthly briefing and consultations on the United Nations Assistance Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) and Libya sanctions. Special Representative and head of UNSMIL Ghassan Salamé is expected to brief via...

    posted on TUE 28 JAN 2020
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    Libya: Council to Vote on Renewing the Provisions of Resolution 2240

    Today (3 October), the Security Council is scheduled to renew the authorisation for member states, acting nationally or through regional organisations, to inspect vessels on the high seas off the coast of Libya that they have reasonable grounds to suspect...

    posted on THU 3 OCT 2019
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    Council to Renew UNSMIL Mandate

    Tomorrow morning (12 September), the Security Council is scheduled to adopt a resolution renewing the mandate of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), which is set to expire on 15 September. The situation in Libya Libya’s capital, Tripoli,...

    posted on WED 11 SEP 2019
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    Libya: Briefing and Consultations on UNSMIL and Libya Sanctions

    On Monday (29 July), the Security Council is scheduled to hold its bimonthly meeting on the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) and Libya sanctions. Special Representative and head of UNSMIL Ghassan Salamé is expected to brief via video teleconference...

    posted on FRI 26 JUL 2019
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    Libya: Briefing and Consultations on UNSMIL and Libya Sanctions

    Tomorrow (21 May), the Security Council will hold a briefing and consultations on the situation in Libya. Ghassan Salamé, the Special Representative and head of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), and Deputy Permanent Representative of Germany, Ambassador Jürgen...

    posted on MON 20 MAY 2019