Libya

  • March 2016

    Libya

    Monthly Forecast

    In March, the Council is expected to renew the mandate of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL). UNSMIL head, Martin Kobler, will brief on recent political developments and the Secretary-General’s latest report. The Council is also likely to renew the mandate of the Panel of Experts assisting the 1970 Libya Sanctions Committee and expects a briefing by its chair, Ambassador Ramlan Ibrahim (Malaysia).

  • Tomorrow (15 January), Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) Martin Kobler will brief Council members by video teleconference under “any other business” on challenges to the implementation of the Peace Agreement...

  • January 2016

    Libya

    Monthly Forecast

    In January, Martin Kobler, the Special Representative and head of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), is likely to brief the Council, followed by consultations.    

  • Today the Council is expected to adopt a resolution today welcoming the signing of the Libyan Political Agreement on 17 December in Skhirat, Morocco, and the formation of a nine-member Presidency Council. The Political Agreement was signed by delegates to...

  • Tomorrow afternoon (11 December), the Security Council will be briefed by Martin Kobler, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), followed by consultations. Ambassador Ramlan Ibrahim (Malaysia), the chair of the...

  • November 2015

    Libya

    Monthly Forecast

    In November, ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda will deliver her semi-annual briefing on recent developments concerning cases in Libya. Bernardino León, the Special Representative and head of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), and Ambassador Ramlan Ibrahim (Malaysia), the chair of the 1970 Libya Sanctions Committee, are also likely to brief the Council, followed by consultations.

  • Tomorrow (9 October), the Council is expected to vote on a resolution* aimed at disrupting human trafficking and the smuggling of migrants on the high seas off the coast of Libya. The draft was circulated in September by the UK,...

  • October 2015

    Counter-terrorism

    Monthly Forecast

    In October, the Council is expected to receive a briefing from Ambassador Gerard van Bohemen (New Zealand) as chair of the 1267/1989 Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee.

  • 10 September 2015

    Resolution Renewing UNSMIL’s Mandate

    What's in Blue

    This afternoon (10 September), the Council is set to adopt a resolution renewing the current mandate of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) until 15 March 2016. The UK, the penholder on Libya, circulated the draft to Council members...

  • September 2015

    Libya

    Monthly Forecast

    In September, the Council is due to renew the mandate of UNSMIL. Depending on developments in the political dialogue, Bernardino León, the Special Representative and head of UNSMIL, might brief on his efforts to bring on board the parties that have yet to initial the political agreement.

  • Tomorrow morning (26 August), the Security Council is scheduled to receive a briefing from Bernardino León, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), followed by consultations. León, who will brief by...

  • Tomorrow morning (15 July), the Security Council is scheduled to receive a briefing from Bernardino León, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), followed by consultations. The briefing is expected to...

  • The proposed listing of two individuals under the 1970 Libya Sanctions Committee is under silence procedure until tomorrow afternoon (5 June). The names were proposed by France, Spain, the UK and the US and, if adopted, they will be the...

  • June 2015

    Libya

    Monthly Forecast

    In June, the Council will be briefed on developments in the Libya political process by Bernardino Leon, the Special Representative and head of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL). The Council will also receive the periodic briefing by the chair of the 1970 Libya Sanctions Committee, Ambassador Ramlan Ibrahim (Malaysia), followed by consultations on the Libya sanctions regime.

  • Tomorrow afternoon (20 May), members of the Security Council will hold an informal meeting with members of the EU Political and Security Committee (PSC). Since this is an informal meeting, it will not be held in the Security Council chamber...