UN Documents for Libya

Selected Security Council Resolutions View All
2 October 2020 S/RES/2546 This renewed for 12 months 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.
15 September 2020 S/RES/2542 This extended UNSMIL’s mandate until 15 September 2021; it was adopted with 13 votes in favour and two abstentions (China and Russia).
5 June 2020 S/RES/2526 This resolution renewed for 12 months 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.
Selected Security Council Presidential Statements View All
16 February 2021 S/PRST/2021/4 This welcomed the election of the interim executive authority.
6 June 2018 S/PRST/2018/11 This was a presidential statement welcoming the momentum generated by the international conference on Libya in Paris.
14 December 2017 S/PRST/2017/26 This statement emphasised that the Libyan Political Agreement is the only viable framework to end the Libyan political crisis.
Selected Secretary-General's Reports View All
19 January 2021 S/2021/62 This report was on UNSMIL.
29 December 2020 S/2020/1309 This was a report proposing ceasefire monitoring arrangements.
2 September 2020 S/2020/876 This was on the implementation of resolution 2491.
Selected Sanctions Committee Documents View All
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.
29 November 2019 S/2019/914 This was the final report of the Panel of Experts assisting the 1970 Libya Sanctions Committee.
Selected Security Council Letters View All
4 February 2021 S/2021/110 This was from the president of the Security Council to the Secretary-General, conveying a request for the establishment and deployment of an advance team to be deployed to Libya in support of the envisioned establishment of a ceasefire monitoring mechanism under the umbrella of UNSMIL, and to report back on the team’s work 45 days from the date of the letter at the latest.
22 January 2021 S/2021/70 This was from the Permanent Representative of Libya, containing a letter from the head of the GNA, Faiez Serraj, requesting UN support for the electoral process.
18 January 2021 S/2021/59 This was from the president of the Security Council to the Secretary-General, taking note of the Secretary-General's intention to appoint Ján Kubiš as Special Envoy to Libya and head of UNSMIL.
Selected Security Council Meeting Records View All
2 October 2020 SPV.8763 This was the adoption of resolution 2546.
12 February 2020 S/PV.8722 This was the adoption of resolution 2510.
11 February 2020 S/PV.8719 This was the adoption of resolution 2509.
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.