The International Conference for Libya is hosted by the Italian Government in Palermo on 12-13 November.
The Conference aims to demonstrate the international community’s full support for the implementation of the United Nations Action Plan on Libya and the efforts of UN Special Representative Ghassan Salamé to overcome the political stalemate in Libya’s transition towards a stable, secure and prosperous country.
The country that has been divided into 2 rival governments & military coalitions since 2014.
Elections were supposed to take place in 2018. Many Libyan actors pay lip-service to holding elections, but commitment to implementing necessary legal & political steps to get there is often feigned.
Sources and further reading:
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