Libya

  • 24 January 2012

    Libya Briefing and Consultations

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    The Council is scheduled to be briefed tomorrow morning (Wednesday, 25 January) on Libya by Ian Martin, head of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) and Navi Pillay, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. Abdurrahman Mohamed Shalgham, Libya’s Permanent...

  • January 2012

    Libya

    Monthly Forecast

    The Council is likely to remain focused on post-conflict Libya in January, as the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) deploys to full capacity. Ian Martin, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of UNSMIL, is expected to brief the Council.

  • 21 December 2011

    Briefing and Consultations on Libya

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    The Council is scheduled to receive a videoconference briefing tomorrow morning (Thursday, 22 December) on Libya by Ian Martin, head of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL). The briefing is due to be followed by consultations of Council members...

  • This afternoon (December 2), the Council is expected to extend the mandate of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) for three months. Although due to expire on 15 December, Council members were keen to renew the mandate ahead of...

  • 28 November 2011

    Briefing and Consultations on Libya

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    Ian Martin, Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), is scheduled to brief the Council on Libya this afternoon (Monday, 28 November). Following the briefing, which seems likely to focus on...

  • This afternoon (11 November) the Council will be briefed by the Secretary-General on Libya, following his visit to Tripoli in early November. After the Secretary-General’s briefing, it appears that Council members will receive their monthly “horizon scanning” briefing on emerging...

  • 1 November 2011

    ICC Briefing on Libya

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    The Council will receive its second briefing on Libya from the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Luis Moreno-Ocampo, on Wednesday, 2 November. Just like the first briefing on 4 May, it seems tomorrow’s session will be an open...

  • November 2011

    Libya

    Monthly Forecast

    The Council is expected to remain focused on post-conflict Libya in November as the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) deploys to its full capacity. The Council expects a number of briefings in November including Ian Martin, Special Representative and head of UNSMIL; B. Lynn Pascoe, Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs; and Luis Moreno Ocampo, the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC).

  • Council members are currently negotiating a draft resolution on the prevention of the proliferation of arms in Libya and the region, particularly man-portable surface-to-air missiles. An early version of the draft text was circulated by Russia to P5 members last...

  • 27 October 2011

    Libya Resolution Adoption

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    This morning (27 October) the Council appears set to adopt a resolution terminating the provisions of resolution 1973 allowing the use of force to protect civilians and ensuring the no-fly zone, effectively ending the Council’s authorisation for the NATO military...

  • 25 October 2011

    Monthly Council Consultations on Libya

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    Tomorrow (26 October) Council members will receive their monthly briefing on Libya from Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, B. Lynn Pascoe followed by informal consultations. It seems that the main focus of Pascoe’s briefing will be on the way forward for...

  • October 2011

    Libya

    Monthly Forecast

    The Council's attention is expected to continue to be focused on Libya in October as the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) deploys. The Council also expects a briefing from the Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, B. Lynn Pascoe.

  • 15 September 2011

    Libya Resolution

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    Expert level negotiations on a draft resolution on Libya continued today. Yesterday’s meeting led to a revised version being circulated last night and a second negotiation was scheduled for this morning. It seems possible that the draft resolution may be...

  • 14 September 2011

    Libya Resolution

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    This afternoon (14 September) Council members will meet at expert level to discuss a draft resolution on Libya which was circulated by the UK yesterday. Earlier in the week, the permanent members discussed an initial text and it appears that...

  • 8 September 2011

    Consultations on Libya

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    Tomorrow (9 September) Council members will be briefed in consultations by Ian Martin, the Secretary-General’s Special Adviser for post-conflict planning in Libya, on his recent visit to Libya where he met with senior NTC representatives. Council members appear keen to...