The global coronavirus pandemic is testing the multilateral system like never before and the Security Council must stop the “infighting”, and step up to the challenge, the European Union’s foreign policy chief told the 15-member body on Thursday.   Josep Borrell said the novel coronavirus crisis – like climate changeRead More →

Geneva – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) deplores the killing of 30 migrants in a shooting yesterday (27/05) involving a trafficker in Libya. The tragedy occurred is a smuggling warehouse in Mezda, near the city of Gharyan, southwest of Tripoli where a group of migrants were being held. ElevenRead More →

Highlights As of 26 May 2020, there are 75 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Libya, including three deaths. In May, 1,009 incidents of access constraints have been reported, 67 per cent were directly or indirectly related to COVID-19. Priority health response activities include support for health rapid response teams,Read More →

Egypt’s Interior Ministry says 21 suspected terrorists were killed within 24 hours when police stormed two hideouts in the northern Sinai. Police say terrorists were plotting attacks on the Eid al-Fitr holiday marking the end of Ramadan. Arab media showed photos of the bodies of terrorist suspects killed by EgyptianRead More →

In Numbers 102,076people assisted in April 2020 785 MTof food assistance distributed in March USD 10.1 msix-month (June – November 2020) net funding requirements Operational Updates In April 2020, WFP reached approximately 102,076 people in need through its programmes in Libya: general food distributions, emergency food distributions as packages forRead More →

Continued fighting in Libya threatens to worsen an already volatile situation, despite calls to end violence amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Acting Special Representative of the Secretary‑General cautioned during a 19 May videoconference meeting* of the Security Council. “Just when we think that the bottom has been reached in Libya,Read More →