Security Council Renews Authorization to Inspect Vessels Suspected of Violating Libya Arms Embargo, Adopting Resolution 2635 (2022)

3 Jun

The Security Council decided today to renew measures designed to implement the arms embargo against Libya for another year, in particular those authorizing Member States — acting nationally or through regional organizations — to inspect vessels on the high seas off Libya’s coast believed to be in violation of the arms embargo imposed on that country.

Security Council Committee on Libya Discusses Final Report of Panel of Experts

3 Jun

On 20 May 2022, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1970 (2011) concerning Libya held informal consultations to consider the final report of its Panel of Experts, pursuant to paragraph 13 of resolution 2571 (2021), which was submitted to the Security Council on 25 May 2022.

Security Council Committee Concerning Libya Grants Humanitarian Travel Exemption, Valid for Six Months, to Three Listed Individuals

27 May

On 27 May 2022, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1970 (2011) concerning Libya decided to grant a humanitarian travel exemption, pursuant to paragraph 16(a) of resolution 1970 (2011), effective from 1 June through 30 November 2022, to the following three individuals:

Adopting Resolution 2629 (2022), Security Council Extends Mandate of Libya Support Mission Until 31 July, Asks Secretary-General to Appoint Special Representative

29 Apr

Extending the mandate of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) for three months today, the Security Council decided that the Mission will be led by a Tripoli-based Special Representative of the Secretary-General.

International Criminal Court Prosecutor Pledges to Deliver Justice against Crimes Committed in Libya, Briefing Security Council on New Investigation Strategy

28 Apr

Outlining a four-pronged new investigation strategy to the Security Council today, the top prosecutor of the International Criminal Court pledged his commitment to delivering justice against crimes committed in Libya.

Amidst Political Crises, Libya’s People Demand Elections, ‘Not Endless Arguments among Elites, Well-Armed’ Groups, Delegate Tells Security Council

16 Mar

Libya is facing a crisis that could spark instability and lead to the formation of parallel Governments if left unresolved, the United Nations political affairs chief warned the Security Council today, as she laid out the significant efforts being deployed by the United Nations to foster agreement on a constitutional basis for the holding of elections as soon as possible.