UN Documents for Libya

Selected Security Council Resolutions View All
30 September 2021 S/RES/2599 This extended the mandate of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) until 31 January 2022. The text, which was unanimously adopted, is a technical renewal of UNSMIL’s mandate as set out in resolution 2542 of 15 September 2020 and paragraph 16 of resolution 2570 of 16 April.
29 September 2021 S/RES/2598 This resolution renewed for another year the authorisation for member states to inspect vessels on the high seas off the coast of Libya that they have reasonable grounds to believe are being used for migrant smuggling or human trafficking.
15 September 2021 S/RES/2595 This unanimously adopted resolution extended UNSMIL's mandate until 30 September 2021.
Selected Security Council Presidential Statements View All
15 July 2021 S/PRST/2021/12 This presidential statement welcomed the second Berlin Conference on Libya which was held on 23 June 2021. The Council stressed the importance of free and fair presidential and parliamentary elections and called on the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF) to take steps to facilitate the electoral process. The statement also calls for the full respect of the 23 October 2020 ceasefire agreement, including through the withdrawal of foreign fighters and mercenaries, and expresses concern regarding the impact of the conflict on neighbouring countries.
12 March 2021 S/PRST/2021/6 In this presidential statement, the Council welcomed the new Government of National Unity (GNU).
16 February 2021 S/PRST/2021/4 This welcomed the election of the interim executive authority.
Selected Secretary-General's Reports View All
2 September 2021 S/2021/767 The report provides updates on the smuggling of migrants and trafficking in persons in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Libya
25 August 2021 S/2021/752 This was the Secretary-General's report covering developments in Libya between 11 May and 25 August 2021.
11 May 2021 S/2021/451 This was a Secretary-General's report submitted pursuant to Security Council resolutions 2510 (2020) and 2542 (2020), covering latest political, security-related and economic developments in Libya, as well as UNSMIL activities.
Selected Sanctions Committee Documents View All
27 April 2021 S/2021/229/Corr.1 This was a Corrigendum to the final report of the Panel of Experts assisting the 1970 Libya Sanctions Committee.
31 December 2020 S/2020/1256 This was the annual report of the 1970 Libya Sanctions Committee.
10 March 2020 S/2020/203 This was a letter from the Secretary-General, containing the list of members of the Panel of Experts supporting the 1970 Libya Sanctions Committee, appointed according to resolution 2509.
Selected Security Council Letters View All
6 August 2021 S/2021/716 This was the letter from the Secretary-General transmitting the strategic review of UNSMIL.
23 June 2021 S/2021/595 This document included the conclusions of the Berlin Conference II on Libya.
19 April 2021 S/2021/382 This contained the draft resolution in blue on the renewal of the mandate of the Panel of Experts, the votes submitted by all Council members and statements by Russia and the US.
Selected Security Council Meeting Records View All
10 September 2021 S/PV.8855 This was a meeting on situation in Libya.
30 July 2021 S/PV.8820 was a meeting on Libya
2 October 2020 SPV.8763 This was the adoption of resolution 2546.
Selected Security Council Press Statements View All
27 October 2020 SC/14339 This was was on the ceasefire agreed between representatives of the GNA and the LAAF.
2 December 2019 SC/14037 This was on the escalation of violence in Libya.
5 July 2019 SC/13873 Council members issued a press statement condemning the 2 July air strike on the Tajoura migrant detention centre in a Tripoli suburb that killed 53 people and injured over 130 people and stressing “the need for all parties to urgently de-escalate the situation and to commit to a ceasefire”.
Selected General Assembly Documents View All
16 April 2014 A/68/327/Add.12 This was the budget proposed by the Secretary-General for UNSMIL in 2014.
13 August 2013 A/68/314 This was a report by the ICC on its activities for 2012/2013.
1 March 2011 A/RES/65/265 This was a resolution suspending Libya from the Human Rights Council as requested by the Geneva-based body on 25 February—the first time a sitting member was removed.
Selected Human Rights Council Documents View All
23 January 2020 A/HRC/43/75 This was a report on the situation of human rights in Libya, and the effectiveness of technical assistance and capacity-building measures received by the Government of Libya, covering the period from January to December 2019.
10 May 2018 A/HRC/38/39/Add.2 This was the report of the special rapporteur on the human rights of internally displaced persons on her visit to Libya 25 to 31 January 2018.
23 March 2018 A/HRC/RES/37/41 This was resolution requesting the High Commissioner to continue monitoring and reporting on human rights violations and abuses across Libya.
Selected IAEA Documents View All
10 March 2004 GOV/2004/18 This resolution welcomed the Libyan decision to eliminate all materials leading to the production of nuclear weapons and reported the matter to the Council “for information purposes only.”
Selected Notes by the President of the Security Council View All
9 March 2011 S/2011/2/Add.1 This was the addendum of a note which decided the elections for chairpersons and vice chairs of Council committees, sanctions committees, and working groups for the period ending 31 December 2011.This noted the election of Ambassador Cabral of Portugal as chair of the Libya Sanctions Committee.
Selected Other Documents View All
24 August 2011 S/2011/535 This was the draft resolution circulated by the US on 24 August as a response to South Africa’s objection to the unfreezing of US$1.5 billion for the use of TNC.