The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) today said that if Libya can conduct fair trials of alleged perpetrators during the pro-democracy uprising in 2011, the proceedings could equal the lasting impact of the Nuremberg trials.
The UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has called on all Libyans to use peaceful means in expressing their demands after the siege of Libyan ministries and other State institutions in the capital Tripoli, UN spokesman Martin Nesirky told reporters here Tuesday.
The Security Council today extended for another year the mandate of the United Nations mission tasked with monitoring the ceasefire in Western Sahara and organizing a referendum on self-determination for the people of the territory.
Ban Ki-moon and the Security Council today condemned, in the strongest terms, a deadly attack on the French Embassy in Libya’s capital, Tripoli.
The United Nations envoy in Libya has condemned an attack against the President of the General National Congress and called on all citizens to settle political issues peacefully.
The United Nations agency tasked with supporting agricultural projects in developing countries is boosting economic opportunities for rural youth and women in Tunisia through a programme that gives loans and grants to farmers and local communities.
The United Nations mission in Libya has welcomed today’s decision by the General National Congress on the formation of the body that will be tasked with drafting the country’s new constitution.
The top United Nations human rights official today condemned the assassination of Tunisian activist Chokri Belaid and urged authorities to provide better protection to people who are political targets.
The United Nations human rights chief today urged the Government of Algeria to reconsider restrictions and impediments being placed in the way of civil society organizations in the North African nation.
Ban Ki-moon announced today the appointment of Tarek Mitri of Lebanon as his new Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) according to the UN chief’s spokesperson.