Families of missing persons: between hope and despair
Apr 13, 2018
Families of missing in Libya continue to suffer after many years hoping to know about the fate of their beloved ones.
Hand in hand women spread culture of peace in Libya
Mar 2, 2018
“Peace is our demand: hand in hand, our love for Libya increases.” This is just one of the peace messages that women will spread in Libya throughout the “Peace Libya campaign” that will kick off on 8 March, International Women’s Day.
Libyan activists design a peace campaign
Dec 21, 2017
Women and men activists from Libyan civil society organizations met in Tunis from 12 to 15 December to continuing the process of preparing a campaign aimed at fostering the culture of peace, reconciliation and peaceful co-existence in Libya.
Women review Libyan legislation within a gender perspective
Nov 21, 2017
As part of its efforts to strengthen the role of Libyan women in the political transition, from 16 to 18 November, the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) organized a round table for Libyan women, aimed at discussing Libyan laws within a gender perspective. For three days, participants from civil society, government and academia studied whether certain legislations respect women’s rights.
Libyan southern women meet in Tripoli to talk about peace
Nov 14, 2017
Women representatives from main communities of the South of Libya met in Tripoli from 7 to 8 of November to explore tangible ways to achieve sustainable peace in the region.
Civil Society Organizations learn in Tripoli about Reconciliation
Nov 13, 2017
Aiming at enhancing civil society organizations’ (CSO) capacities to engage in reconciliation efforts in Libya, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) organized a two-day training from 07 to 08 November in Tripoli, to equip CSOs with practical tools of conflict resolution, reconciliation and transitional justice.
On the Way to Reconciliation: Addressing Arbitrary Detentions in Libya
Sep 25, 2017
UNDP and UNSMIL organized a two-day workshop in Tunis to address issue of arbitrary/prolonged detention in Libya in the framework of national reconciliation. More than 40 Libyan stakeholders, including mayors, municipal representatives, officials, prosecutors, representatives of the judicial police and civil society, participated in the workshop.
Libyan Supreme Committee for the Return of Displaced Persons Discussed Its Role in Reconciliation Process
Sep 13, 2017
A two-day workshop addressing internal displacement issues within a national reconciliation framework concluded last Thursday in Tunis. Organized by UNDP and UNSMIL, the training drew participants from the Supreme Committee for the Return of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) to discuss the establishment of a resettlement commission, reparation programs and funding mechanisms that could improve relations and mutual understanding between displaced persons and outreach mechanism.