Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2571 (2021), Security Council Extends Measures against Illicit Petroleum Exports from Libya, Panel of Experts’ Mandate

16 Apr

The Security Council, adopting two resolutions through its written silence procedure today, extended the authorization of measures against the illicit export of crude oil and other petroleum products from Libya as well as the mandate of the panel of experts helping to oversee them, while also approving modalities for a new, Libyan-led and Libyan-owned ceasefire monitoring mechanism.

Dialogue, Decisions Grounded in Wishes of Libya’s People Bringing About Progress towards Peace, Democracy, Special Envoy Tells Security Council

24 Mar

Recent progress towards peace and democracy in Libya has demonstrated that once seemingly insurmountable divisions can be overcome with determined political will, the United Nations top official for that country told the Security Council today, citing the successful launch of the Government of National Unity.

Speakers Urge Security Council to Help Sustain Momentum towards Building Democratic, Unified Libya, as Special Representatives Highlights Advances in Peace Talks

28 Jan

Amid calls for the Security Council to help sustain the significant momentum under way to build a democratic, unified Libya, the top United Nations official in that country urged the 15-member organ during a 28 January videoconference meeting to adopt a resolution calling for the dissolution of all remaining parallel executive entities set up by the opposing political forces.

Secretary-General Appoints Ján Kubiš of Slovakia Special Envoy, Head of United Nations Support Mission in Libya

18 Jan

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Ján Kubiš of Slovakia as his Special Envoy on Libya and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL).  This position is established pursuant to Security Council resolution 2542 (2020).