Jul 042014
Libya : Switzerland takes part in EU border control mission

BERN, Switzerland, July 4, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Switzerland and the European Union (EU) have today signed an agreement on Switzerland’s participation in the European Union Border Assistance Mission in Libya (EUBAM Libya). This agreement provides the basis for deploying a Swiss civilian border control specialist to Libya on a one-year mission.   With […]

May 252014
Libya : Declaration on behalf of the European Union

  Declaration on behalf of the European Union on the situation in Libya BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, May 25, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — “Libya is at a highly critical stage in its transition which it can successfully face through a constructive political engagement based on nationally agreed principles in order to achieve the goals […]

May 192014
Canada Concerned by Violence in Libya

OTTAWA, Canada, May 19, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Honourable Deepak Obhrai, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and for International Human Rights, today issued the following statement: “Canada strongly condemns the attacks carried out in Tripoli this weekend. We call on all parties to refrain from violence and to work together […]

May 192014
IPU : End attacks on Libyan parliament

End attacks on Libyan parliament and renew impetus on roadmap to democracy GENEVA, Switzerland, May 19, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) has deplored the attack on the Libyan General National Congress at the weekend, the latest in a series of violent attacks on the transitional parliament and its members. “The repeated […]

May 082014
The African Union and partners conduct Disarmament, Demobilisation and Reintegration briefing with Libyan Authorities

TRIPOLI, Libya, May 8, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Commission of the African Union (AU) and its partners, notably the United Nations and the World Bank, yesterday, 6 May 2014 conducted a one-day briefing for the Libyan Government on Disarmament, Demobilisation and Reintegration (DDR). The briefing, carried out within the framework of the AU […]

Sep 052013
Convening of a workshop on Border Security in Tripoli, Libya

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopie, 5 septembre 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — A two-day workshop on enhancing operational land border security cooperation in the Sahelo-Saharan region opened in Tripoli, Libya, on 4 September 2013. The workshop brings together the countries of the region and other stakeholders, including relevant regional organizations and structures, as well as partner institutions. […]

Jul 292013

BERLIN, Germany, July 29, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Federal Foreign Minister Westerwelle issued the following statement today (28 July) on the recent developments in Libya: “I strongly condemn the murder of lawyer and human rights activist Abdelsalam al Mismari in Benghazi. Violence must never be used in any form to achieve political ends. A […]

Jul 292013

Statement by the Spokesperson of High Representative Catherine Ashton on incidents in Benghazi, Libya BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, July 29, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Spokesperson of Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission, issued the following statement today: “The High […]

Jul 252013

GENEVA, Switzerland, July 25, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Despite the unstable environment, Libyans are striving to resume normal life. The ICRC and the Libyan Red Crescent continue to provide urgent aid as needed, to promote detainee welfare and to improve water management. “Clashes have occasionally been flaring up in tense parts of the country, […]

May 312013
ICC Pre-Trial Chamber I rejects Libyan challenge to the admissibility of the case against Saif Al Islam Gaddafi

THE HAGUE, Netherland, May 31, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Today, 31 May 2013, the Pre-Trial Chamber I of the International Criminal Court (ICC) (http://www.icc-cpi.int) rejected the challenge to the admissibility of the case against Saif Al Islam Gaddafi suspected of crimes against humanity of murder and persecution, allegedly committed in Libya from 15 February […]

May 312013

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 31, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — IOM, in coordination with the Libyan authorities, has opened a new medical clinic at the Twaisha government migrant centre in the Libyan capital, Tripoli. The clinic was built as part of the European-Union (EU)-funded “Stabilizing at-risk communities and enhancing migration management to enable smooth transitions in […]

May 282013
Libya: security and transition topped debate with Prime Minister Ali Zeidan

BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, May 28, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Internal security in Libya, the protection of its borders to prevent arms trafficking in the region and the Libyan constitutional process were key issues discussed by Foreign Affairs Committee MEPs with Libya’s Prime Minister Ali Zeidan on Monday.   “We want to establish a […]