UN Documents for Libya

Selected Security Council Resolutions View All
10 June 2019 S/RES/2473 This resolution renewed 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.
5 November 2018 S/RES/2441 This was a resolution extending the mandate of the Panel of Experts and renewing measures related to the illicit export of crude oil from Libya until 15 February 2020 adopted with 13 votes in favour and two abstentions (China and Russia).
3 October 2018 S/RES/2437 This resolution renewed the authorisation for member states 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.
Selected Security Council Presidential Statements View All
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.
7 December 2017 S/PRST/2017/24 This statement expressed grave concern about reports of migrants being sold into slavery in Libya.
Selected Secretary-General's Reports View All
26 June 2019 S/2019/530 This was the report on the UN Verification Mission in Colombia.
10 May 2019 S/2019/380 This was the Secretary General’s report on the implementation of resolution 2420, authorising 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.
7 January 2019 S/2019/19 This was the Secretary-General's report on UNSMIL.
Selected Sanctions Committee Documents View All
12 June 2019 SC/13840 This was a press release about the committee’s 31 May informal consultations at which it received briefings by the Deputy Special Representative for Political Affairs in Libya, Stephanie T. Williams, and the coordinator of the Panel of Experts on the panel’s interim report.
2 January 2019 S/2019/5 This letter appointed six experts to serve on the Panel of Experts.
28 December 2018 S/2018/1176 This was the report of the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1970 (2011) concerning Libya, containing an account of the Committee’s activities from 1 January to 31 December 2018.
Selected Security Council Letters View All
29 November 2018 S/2018/1067 This was a letter from the Chargé d'affaires ad interim of the Sudan with the concluding statement of the meeting of the ministers for foreign affairs of Libya’s neighbouring States, held in Khartoum on 29 November 2018 as an annex.
26 September 2018 S/2018/871 This was a letter from the Chargé d'affaires ad interim of Libya to the president of the Security Council on the "Asset-Freezing (Compensation) Bill"; being debated in the UK House of Commons.
26 June 2017 S/2017/543 This was from the Chargé d’Affaires of the Permanent Mission of Libya to the UN, reiterating the request of the Presidency Council to allow for the reinvestment of frozen assets.
Selected Security Council Meeting Records View All
10 August 2019 SC/13916 Council members condemned in the strongest terms an attack on a UN convoy on 10 August in Benghazi.
10 August 2019 S/PV.8595 This was an emergency meeting on Libya.
5 August 2019 SC/13910 This was a briefing by the Special Representative and head of UNSMIL, Ghassan Salamé.
Selected Security Council Press Statements View All
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”.
26 March 2019 SC/13749 Council members issued a press statement welcoming Salamé’s announcement that the National Conference will take place from 14-16 April 2019 in Ghadames, Libya.
27 December 2018 SC/13651 This press statement condemned the terrorist attack on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Tripoli.
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
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.
21 February 2018 A/HRC/37/46 This was a report on the human rights situation in Libya, with particular focus on the protection of civilians, administration of justice, rule of law and transitional justice
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.