Libya

  • January 2020

    Libya

    Monthly Forecast

    In January, the Council is expected to receive briefings by the Special Representative and head of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), Ghassan Salamé, and the chair of the 1970 Libya Sanctions Committee, Ambassador Jürgen Schulz, the Deputy Permanent Representative of Germany.

  • November 2019

    Libya

    Monthly Forecast

    In November, the Council is expected to receive briefings by the Special Representative and head of UNSMIL, Ghassan Salamé, and the chair of the 1970 Libya Sanctions Committee, Jürgen Schulz, the Deputy Permanent Representative of Germany. Additionally, ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda will deliver her semi-annual briefing on recent developments concerning cases in Libya. The mandate of UNSMIL expires on 15 September 2020, and the mandate of the Panel of Experts assisting the 1970 Libya Sanctions Committee expires on 15 February 2020.

  • 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...

  • October 2019

    Libya

    Monthly Forecast

    In October, the Council is expected 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 are being used for migrant smuggling or human trafficking, which is set to expire on 3 October. The mandate of UNSMIL expires on 15 September 2020, and the mandate of the Panel of Experts assisting the 1970 Libya Sanctions Committee expires on 15 February 2020.

  • 11 September 2019

    Council to Renew UNSMIL Mandate

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    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,...

  • September 2019

    Libya

    Monthly Forecast

    In September, the Council is expected to renew the mandate of UNSMIL, set to expire on 15 September. Briefings by the Special Representative and head of UNSMIL, Ghassan Salamé, and the chair of the 1970 Libya Sanctions Committee, Deputy Permanent Representative of Germany Ambassador Jürgen Schulz, are also anticipated. The mandate of the Panel of Experts assisting the 1970 Libya Sanctions Committee expires on 15 February 2020.

  • 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...

  • July 2019

    Libya

    Monthly Forecast

    In July, the Council is expecting briefings by the Special Representative and head of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), Ghassan Salamé, and the chair of the 1970 Libya Sanctions Committee, the Deputy Permanent Representative of Germany, Ambassador Jürgen Schulz. UNSMIL’s mandate expires on 15 September 2019, and the mandate of the Panel of Experts assisting the 1970 Libya Sanctions Committee expires on 15 February 2020.

  • June 2019

    Libya

    Monthly Forecast

    In June, the Council is expected 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, bound to or from the country, that they have reasonable grounds to believe are violating the arms embargo. The current authorisation expires on 11 June. The mandate of UNSMIL expires on 15 September 2019, and the mandate of the Panel of Experts assisting the 1970 Libya Sanctions Committee expires on 20 February 2020.

  • 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...

  • May 2019

    Libya

    Monthly Forecast

    In May, Council members are expected to receive a briefing from the Special Representative and head of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), Ghassan Salamé, and the Deputy Permanent Representative of Germany, Ambassador Jürgen Schulz, who chairs the 1970 Libya Sanctions Committee. ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda will also provide her semi-annual briefing to the Council.

  • This afternoon (5 April), Council members will meet in consultations, at the request of the UK, to discuss the situation in Libya. Ghassan Salamé, the Special Representative and head of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), will brief via video teleconference. The meeting was prompted by the announcement of a military offensive towards Tripoli by General Khalifa Haftar, head of a militia known as the “Libyan National Army” (LNA).

  • March 2019

    Libya

    Monthly Forecast

    In March, Council members are expected to receive a briefing in consultations by the Special Representative and head of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), Ghassan Salamé, and the Deputy Permanent Representative of Germany, Ambassador Jürgen Schulz, who chairs the 1970 Libya Sanctions Committee.

  • 17 January 2019

    Meeting on UNSMIL and Libya Sanctions

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    Tomorrow (18 January), the Security Council is scheduled to meet for a briefing and consultations on Libya. The Special Representative and head of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) Ghassan Salamé and Jürgen Schulz, the Deputy Permanent Representative of...

  • January 2019

    Libya

    Monthly Forecast

    In January 2019, the Council is expected to receive briefings by the Special Representative and head of UNSMIL, Ghassan Salamé. A briefing by the chair of the 1970 Libya Sanctions Committee is also expected.