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Geneva Round of Libyan Political Dialogue
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Libyan Political Dialogue Meetings
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Security Council
  • 2018: 11, 6 June, 21 March, 17 January – The situation in Libya
    Meeting records, press releases and resolutions:
    http://www.un.org/en/sc/meetings/records/2018.shtml
  • 2017: 14 December, 16, 8 November, 10 October, 14 September, 28 August, 29, 12, 7 June, 8 May, 19 April, 8 February – The situation in Libya
    http://www.un.org/en/sc/meetings/records/2017.shtml
  • 2016:13, 6 December, 9 November – The situation in Libya; 6 October - Maintenance of international peace and security; 13 September, 22 July, 14, 13 June, 26 May, 31, 15, 2 March – The situation in Libya
    http://www.un.org/en/sc/meetings/records/2016.shtml
  • 2015: 23, 17, 11 December, 5 November, 9 October, 10 September, 26 August, 15 July, 12 May, 27, 5, 4 March, 18 February
    http://www.un.org/en/sc/meetings/records/2015.shtml
  • 2014: 17 December, 11 November, 15 September, 27 August, 17 July, 9 June, 13 May, 19, 14 and 10 March
    http://www.un.org/en/sc/meetings/records/2014.shtml
  • 2013: 16 December, 15 November, 18 June, 14 March and 29 January
    http://www.un.org/en/sc/meetings/records/2013.shtml
  • 2012: 7, 8 November, 12 September, 18 July, 16 and 10 May, 12 March, 29 February, 25, 26 January
    http://www.un.org/en/sc/meetings/records/2012.shtml
  • 2011: 22, 25, 26 February, 17, 24, 28 March, 4 April, 3, 4, 9, 31 May, 15, 27 June, 28 July and 16 September, 26, 27, 31 October and 2 November:
    http://www.un.org/en/sc/meetings/records/2011.shtml

  • Resolutions:
  • Selected Reports:
    • S/2018/526 (11 June 2018): Letter dated 1 June 2018 from the Chargé d'affaires a.i. of the Permanent Mission of Libya to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2018/526
      Transmits joint statement adopted at a conference for the Libyan parties, held in Paris, 29 May 2018.
    • S/2018/451 (11 May 2018): Implementation of resolution 2357 (2017): report of the Secretary-General: http://undocs.org/S/2018/451
    • S/2018/429 (7 May 2018): United Nations Support Mission in Libya: report of the Secretary-General: http://undocs.org/S/2018/429
      Submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2376 (2017); covers political and security developments, provides an overview of the human rights and humanitarian situation and outlines the activities of the Mission since the report of 12 Feb. 2018 (S/2018/140).
    • S/2018/140 (12 February 2018): Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Support Mission in Libya: http://undocs.org/S/2018/140
      Submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2376 (2017); covers political and security developments, provides an overview of the human rights and humanitarian situation and outlines the activities of the Mission since the report of 22 Aug. 2017 (S/2017/726).
    • S/2018/87 (2 February 2018): Letter dated 1 February 2018 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2018/87
      Transmits note by the Director-General of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons reporting the completion by Libya of the destruction of its chemical weapons stockpiles.
    • S/2018/13 (4 January 2018): Letter dated 4 January 2018 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2018/13 
      Transmits report dated 22 Dec. 2017 of the Director-General of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons on the status of implementation of the plan for the destruction of Libya's remaining category 2 chemical weapons outside its territory, covering the period 23 Nov.-22 Dec. 2017.
    • S/2017/1086 (29 December 2017): Letter dated 20 December 2017 from the Chair of the Security Council Committee Established pursuant to Resolution 1970 (2011) concerning Libya addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2017/1086 
      Transmits report of the Committee's activities for 2017.
    • S/2017/1094 (22 December 2017): Letter dated 12 December 2017 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2017/1094 
      Transmits report of the Director-General of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons on the status of implementation of the plan for the destruction of Libya's remaining category 2 chemical weapons outside its territory; covers the period from 23 Oct.-22 Nov. 2017.
    • S/2017/906 (1 November 2017): Letter dated 25 October 2017 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2017/906
      Transmits report dated 23 Oct. 2017 of the Director-General of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons on the status of implementation of the plan for the destruction of Libya's remaining category 2 chemical weapons outside its territory, covering the period 23 Sept.-22 Oct. 2017.
    • S/2017/832 (4 October 2017): Letter dated 3 October 2017 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2017/832
      Transmits report dated 25 Sept. 2017 of the Director-General of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons on the status of implementation of the plan for the destruction of Libya's remaining category 2 chemical weapons outside its territory, covering the period 23 Aug.-22 Sept. 2017.
    • S/2017/765 (8 September 2017): Letter dated 7 September 2017 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2017/765
      Transmits report dated 23 Aug. 2017 of the Director-General of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons on the status of implementation of the plan for the destruction of Libya's remaining category 2 chemical weapons outside its territory, covering the period 23 July-22 Aug. 2017.   
    • S/2017/761 (7 September 2017): Report of the Secretary-General pursuant to Security Council resolution 2312 (2016): http://undocs.org/S/2017/761
      Submitted pursuant to para. 15 of Security Council resolution 2312 (2016); covers developments since the previous report, of 7 Sept. 2016 (S/2016/766), until 31 Aug. 2017.
    • S/2017/726 (22 August 2017): Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Support Mission in Libya: http://undocs.org/S/2017/726
      Submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2323 (2016); covers political and security developments, provides an overview of the human rights and humanitarian situation and outlines the activities of the Mission since the report of 4 Apr. 2017 (S/2017/283)
    • S/2017/694 (9 August 2017): Letter dated 8 August 2017 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2017/694
      Transmits report dated 24 July 2017 of the Director-General of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons on the status of implementation of the plan for the destruction of Libya's remaining category 2 chemical weapons outside its territory, covering the period 23 June-22 July 2017.
    • S/2017/622 (26 July 2017): Letter dated 20 July 2017 from the Chargé d'affaires a.i. of the Permanent Mission of Libya to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2017/622
      Transmits statement delivered on 15 July 2017 by the President of the Presidency Council of the Government of National Accord to the Libyan people, presenting an initiative for a road map.
    • S/2017/607 (14 July 2017): Letter dated 11 July 2017 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2017/607
      Transmits report dated 23 June 2017 of the Director-General of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons on the status of implementation of the plan for the destruction of Libya's remaining category 2 chemical weapons outside its territory, covering the period 23 May-22 June 2017.
    • S/2017/470 (1 June 2017): Letter dated 31 May 2017 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2017/470
      Transmits report of the Director-General of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons on the status of implementation of the plan for the destruction of Libya's remaining category 2 chemical weapons outside its territory; covers the period from 23 Apr. 2017-22 May 2017.
    • S/2017/466 (1 June 2017): Letter dated 1 June 2017 from the Panel of Experts on Libya Established pursuant to Resolution 1973 (2011) addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2017/466
      Transmits final report of the work of the Panel of Experts.
    • S/2017/401 (5 May 2017): Letter dated 5 May 2017 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2017/401
      Transmits report dated 24 Apr. 2017 of the Director-General of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons on the status of implementation of the plan for the destruction of Libya's remaining category 2 chemical weapons outside its territory; covers the period from 23 Mar.-22 Apr. 2017.
    • S/2017/283 (4 April 2017): Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Support Mission in Libya: http://undocs.org/S/2017/283
      Submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2323 (2016); covers political and security developments, provides an overview of the human rights and humanitarian situation and outlines the activities of the Mission since the report of 1 Dec. 2016 (S/2016/1011).
    • S/2017/269 (30 March 2017): Letter dated 29 March 2017 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2017/269
      Transmits report dated 23 Mar. 2017 of the Director-General of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons on the status of implementation of Libya's remaining category 2 chemical weapons outside its territory; covers the period from 23 Feb.-22 Mar. 2016.
    • S/2017/197 (7 March 2017): Letter dated 7 March 2017 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2017/197
      Transmits report dated 24 Feb. 2017 of the Director-General of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons on the status of implementation of Libya's remaining category 2 chemical weapons outside its territory; covers the period from 23 Jan.-22 Feb. 2016.
    • S/2017/155 (28 February 2017): Identical letters dated 22 February 2017 from the Permanent Representatives of Algeria, Egypt and Tunisia to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2017/155
      Transmits Tunis Ministerial Declaration to Support a Comprehensive Political Solution in Libya, adopted by Algeria, Egypt, Tunisia, the African Union and the Arab League on 20 Feb. 2017.
    • S/2017/84 (1 February 2017): Letter dated 24 January 2017 from the Permanent Representative of Egypt to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2017/84
      Transmits final communiqué of the 10th ministerial meeting of Libya's neighbouring countries, held in Cairo, 21 Jan. 2017.
    • S/2016/1014 (1 Dec. 2016): Letter dated 1 December 2016 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2016/1014
      Transmits report of the Director-General of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons on the status of implementation of the plan for the destruction of Libya's remaining category 2 chemical weapons outside its territory, covering the period 20 Oct.-20 Nov. 2016.
    • S/2016/1011 (1 December 2016): Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Support Mission in Libya:
      http://undocs.org/S/2016/1011  
      Submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2291 (2016); covers major political and security developments, provides an overview of the human rights situation and outlines the activities of UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) since the report of 16 May 2016 (S/2016/452).
    • S/2016/943 (8 Nov. 2016): Letter dated 8 November 2016 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2016/943
      Other Title: Status of implementation of the plan for the destruction of Libya's remaining Category 2 chemical weapons outside the territory of Libya
      Transmits two reports, dated 26 Sept. and 26 Oct. 2016, of the Director-General of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons on the status of implementation of the plan for the destruction of Libya's remaining category 2 chemical weapons outside its territory, covering the period 19 Aug.-19 Sept. and 20 Sept.-20 Oct. 2016.
    • S/2016/766 (7 September 2016): Report of the Secretary-General pursuant to Security Council resolution 2240 (2015): http://undocs.org/S/2016/766
      Submitted pursuant to para. 18 of Security Council resolution 2240 (2015); provides an update on major developments since the date of adoption of the resolution (9 Oct. 2015) until 31 Aug. 2016.
    • S/2016/627 (18 July 2016): Report of the Secretary-General on the threat posed to Libya and neighbouring countries, including off the coast of Libya, by foreign terrorist fighters recruited by or joining Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (Da'esh), Al-Qaida and associated individuals, groups, undertakings and entities: http://undocs.org/S/2016/627
      Submitted pursuant to para. 12 of Security Council resolution 2292 (2016).
    • S/2016/452 (16 May 2016): Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Support Mission in Libya: http://undocs.org/S/2016/452
      Submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2273 (2016) of 15 Mar. 2016; covers major political and security developments, provides an overview of the human rights and humanitarian situation and outlines the activities of UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) since the Secretary-General's report of 25 Feb. 2016 (S/2016/182).
    • S/2016/209 (9 March 2016): Letter dated 4 March 2016 from the Panel of Experts on Libya Established Pursuant to Resolution 1973 (2011) addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2016/209
      In accordance with para. 24(d) of resolution 2213 (2015), transmits final report of the Panel of Experts on Libya Established Pursuant to Resolution 1973 (2011).
    • S/2016/182 (25 February 2016): Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Support Mission in Libya: http://undocs.org/S/2016/182
      Submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2238 (2015) of 10 Sept. 2015; covers major political and security developments, provides an overview of the human rights and humanitarian situation and outlines the activities of UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) since the Secretary-General's report of 13 Aug. 2015 (S/2015/624).
    • S/2015/994 (31 December 2015): Letter dated 9 December 2015 from the Chair of the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1970 (2011) concerning Libya addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2015/994
      Transmits report of the Committee's activities from 1 Jan.-31 Dec. 2015.
    • S/2015/624 (13 August 2015): Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Support Mission in Libya: http://undocs.org/S/2015/624
      Submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2213 (2015) of 27 Mar. 2015; covers major political and security developments, provides an overview of the human rights situation and outlines the activities of UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) since the Secretary-General's report of 26 Feb. 2015 (S/2015/144).
    • S/2015/299 (29 April 2015): Letter dated 29 April 2015 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2015/299
      Refers to Security Council resolution 2213 (2015) extending the mandate of the Panel of Experts on Libya; provides the names of the experts appointed to serve on the Panel.
    • S/2015/144 (26 February 2015): Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Support Mission in Libya: http://undocs.org/S/2015/144
    • S/2015/128 (23 February 2015): Final report of the Panel of Experts established pursuant to resolution 1973 (2011) concerning Libya: http://undocs.org/S/2015/128
    • S/2015/113 (13 February 2015): Special report of the Secretary-General on the strategic assessment of the United Nations presence in Libya: http://undocs.org/S/2015/113
    • S/2014/653 (5 September 2014): Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Support Mission in Libya: http://undocs.org/S/2014/653
      Submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2144 (2014) of 14 Mar. 2014; covers major political and security developments, provides an overview of the human rights situation and outlines the activities of UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) since the Secretary-General's report of 26 Feb. 2014 (S/2014/131).
    • S/2014/106 (19 February 2014): Note [transmitting final report of the Panel of Experts established pursuant to resolution 1973 (2011) concerning Libya]: http://undocs.org/S/2014/106
    • S/2014/131 (26 February 2014): Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Support Mission in Libya: http://undocs.org/S/2014/131
    • S/2013/516 (5 September 2013): Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Support Mission in Libya: http://undocs.org/S/2013/516
    • S/2013/99 (9 March 2013): Note [transmitting final report of the Panel of Experts Established pursuant to Security Council Resolution 1973 (2011) concerning Libya]: http://undocs.org/S/2013/99
    • S/2013/104 (21 February 2013): Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Support Mission in Libya: http://undocs.org/S/2013/104
    • S/2012/675 (30 August 2012): Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Support Mission in Libya: http://undocs.org/S/2012/675
    • S/2012/163 (20 March 2012): Note [transmitting final report of the Panel of Experts Established pursuant to Security Council Resolution 1973 (2011) concerning Libya]: http://undocs.org/S/2012/163
      Annexes (p. 54-79): 1. List of institutions and individuals consulted -- 2. List of individuals and entities subject to the measures imposed by resolutions 1970 (2011) and 1973 (2011) -- 3. General National Maritime Transportation Company, ownership documents -- 4. Shipping documents and pictures related to materiel held in Malta -- 5. Rebuttal from the State of Qatar -- 6. Overflight map -- 7. Log of outgoing communications of the Panel of Experts -- 8. Letter dated 16 March 2012 from the Coordinator of the Panel of Experts addressed to the President of the Security Council.
    • S/2012/129 (1 March 2012): Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Support Mission in Libya: http://undocs.org/S/2012/129
    • S/2012/42 (18 January 2012): Report of the assessment mission on the impact of the Libyan crisis on the Sahel region - 7 to 23 December 2011: http://undocs.org/S/2012/42
    • S/2011/727 (22 November 2011): Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Support Mission in Libya: http://undocs.org/S/2011/727
  • Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1970 (2011) concerning Libya:
    https://www.un.org/sc/suborg/en/sanctions/1970

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General Assembly


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Human Rights Council
  • A/HRC/34/42 (13 January 2017): Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the situation of human rights in Libya, including on the effectiveness of technical assistance and capacity-building measures received by the Government of Libya: http://undocs.org/A/HRC/34/42
    Submitted pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution 31/27; prepared in cooperation with the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL)
  • A/HRC/RES/31/27 (20 April 2016): Technical assistance and capacity-building to improve human rights in Libya : resolution / adopted by the Human Rights Council on 24 March 2016: http://undocs.org/A/HRC/RES/31/27
  • A/HRC/31/47 (15 February 2016): Investigation by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on Libya: http://undocs.org/A/HRC/31/47
  • A/HRC/31/CRP.3 (15 February 2016): Investigation by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on Libya: detailed findings: http://www.ohchr.org/Documents/Countries/LY/A_HRC_31_CRP_3.pdf
  • A/HRC/28/51 (12 January 2015): Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the situation of human rights in Libya and on related technical support and capacity-building needs: http://undocs.org/A/HRC/28/51
  • A/HRC/19/68 (28 January 2014): Report of the International Commission of Inquiry on Libya: http://undocs.org/A/HRC/19/68
  • 15th Special Session on the "Situation of human rights in the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya"- 25 February 2011:
    http://www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/HRC/SpecialSessions/Session15/Pages/15thSpecialSession.aspx
  • A/HRC/17/44 (12 January 2012): Report of the International Commission of Inquiry to investigate all alleged violations of international human rights law in the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya: http://undocs.org/A/HRC/17/44


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International Criminal Court


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UN Entities


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Selected Statements and Speeches by UN Officials


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Selected UN Documents
  • UN Member States on the Record - Libya:
    http://www.un.org/depts/dhl/unms/libya.shtml
    key documents related to its membership in the UN; statements made before the principal organs; draft resolutions sponsored; periodic reports submitted on Human Rights conventions, etc.


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Selected Articles in UN Journals


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 Non-UN Sources


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27 June 2018
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