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.
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.
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.
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.