Insights: Libya

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    Libya Sanctions: Adoption of a Resolution

    On Monday (5 November), the Security Council is expected to adopt a resolution extending the mandate of the Panel of Experts assisting the 1970 Libya Sanctions Committee and renewing measures related to the illicit export of crude oil from Libya...

    posted on SAT 3 NOV 2018
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    UN Support Mission in Libya Mandate Renewal

    Today (13 September), the Security Council is expected to adopt a resolution renewing the mandate of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) for another year until 15 September 2019. The first draft was circulated by the UK, the penholder...

    posted on THU 13 SEP 2018
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    Libya: Reauthorisation of Maritime Interdiction and Addition of Names to Sanctions List

    There have been several recent developments related to Libya sanctions. On Monday (11 June), the Security Council is expected to reauthorise the sanctions measures contained in resolution 2292, which is aimed at implementing the arms embargo on Libya through inspection...

    posted on FRI 8 JUN 2018
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    Libya Briefing and Consultations

    On Monday (21 May), the Security Council is scheduled to receive a briefing on the situation in Libya. Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) Ghassan Salamé is expected to brief...

    posted on FRI 18 MAY 2018
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    Libya: Briefing and Consultations

    Tomorrow (17 January), the Security Council is expected to receive a briefing on Libya from the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), Ghassan Salamé, through video-teleconference. Irina Schoulgin Nyoni, the Deputy...

    posted on TUE 16 JAN 2018
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    Libya Presidential Statement

    This afternoon (14 December), the Council is expected to adopt a presidential statement on Libya. The statement will emphasise that the Libyan Political Agreement (LPA) is the only viable framework to end the Libyan political crisis. When the LPA was...

    posted on THU 14 DEC 2017
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    Briefing and Consultations on Libya and Briefing on Security Challenges in the Mediterranean Region

    The situation in Libya and the security challenges in the Mediterranean region are expected to be the focus of two meetings at the end of the second week of Italy’s presidency (16 and 17 November). Both meetings are expected to...

    posted on WED 15 NOV 2017
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    Libya Presidential Statement Endorsing UN Action Plan

    Tomorrow (10 October), the Council is expected to adopt a presidential statement endorsing the UN action plan for the resumption of an inclusive Libyan-owned political process. The action plan was presented by Secretary-General António Guterres and his Special Representative for...

    posted on MON 9 OCT 2017
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    UN Support Mission in Libya Mandate Renewal

    Tomorrow (14 September), the Security Council is expected to renew the mandate of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) until 15 September 2018. The negotiations of the draft, which does not change the mandate of the mission, went smoothly....

    posted on WED 13 SEP 2017
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    Briefing and Consultations on Libya

    On Monday (28 August), the Council is expected to receive a briefing from the new Special Representative of the Secretary-General, Ghassan Salamé, and the chair of the 1970 Sanctions Committee, Ambassador Olof Skoog (Sweden). This briefing will be followed by...

    posted on FRI 25 AUG 2017
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    Adoption of a Resolution on Libya Sanctions

    Tomorrow (29 June), the Security Council is expected to adopt a resolution extending the mandate of the Panel of Experts assisting the 1970 Libya Sanctions Committee until 15 November 2018. The draft was circulated by the UK on 20 June,...

    posted on WED 28 JUN 2017
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    Security Council to Reauthorise Maritime Interdiction to Implement the Arms Embargo on Libya

    On Monday (12 June), the Security Council is scheduled to vote on a draft resolution renewing for an additional year resolution 2292 of 14 June 2016, which was aimed at ensuring implementation of the arms embargo on Libya. In particular,...

    posted on FRI 9 JUN 2017
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    Consultations on the Situation in Southern Libya

    Later today (23 May), Council members will receive a briefing in consultations from the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), Martin Kobler, via video-teleconference. The meeting was requested by the UK...

    posted on TUE 23 MAY 2017
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    Briefing on the Political Situation in Libya

    Tomorrow (8 February), Council members are expected to receive a briefing from the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), Martin Kobler, followed by consultations. The meeting will focus on efforts under...

    posted on TUE 7 FEB 2017
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    Vote on a Resolution Renewing UNSMIL’s Mandate

    Tomorrow (13 December), Council members will vote on a resolution renewing the mandate of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) until 15 September 2017. The draft was circulated by the penholder, the UK, last Wednesday and all 15 Council...

    posted on MON 12 DEC 2016