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16 Aug 2019 description

TUNIS, 15 August 2019 – The Italian Government contributes two million euros to UNICEF Libya programmes to enhance access to water, health and child-protection services for the most vulnerable and conflict-affected children in Libya.

The two-years programme UNICEF will focus on 13 municipalities and will benefit some 5,000 children and 2,000 families. The programme will be implemented in partnership with Libyan authorities and non-governmental organizat¬ions.

11 Aug 2019 description

The governments of France, Italy, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom and the United States of America welcome the announcement of a truce in Libya on the occasion of Eid el-Adha in response to the Special Representative of the UN Secretary General with the support of the Security Council (UNSC press statement on Libya of 11 August), and invite all parties to effectively cease hostilities across Libya. We stand ready to assist the UN Mission in monitoring the observance of the truce and address any attempt to break it.

07 Aug 2019 description
report Government of Italy

The Foreign Ministry financed a three-million-euro project through the Africa Fund to provide assistance to migrants in Tunisia, to be implemented through the International Organization for Migration (IOM).

25 Jun 2019 description
report Government of Italy

In consideration of the situation in Libya, the Foreign Ministry has arranged a 1-million-euro financing to the World Food Programme (WFP) to provide emergency assistance to approximately 30,000 migrants through the supply of food or economic aid. “The complicated situation in Libya requires a fast and effective humanitarian response: this is how we boost our already intense engagement on the ground,” said Luigi Maria Vignali, the Director General for Italians Abroad and Migration Policies.

05 Apr 2019 description

The following statement on Libya was released by the Governments of France, Italy, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom and the United States

01 Mar 2019 description

The governments of France, Italy, the United Kingdom, and the United States reiterate their strong support to the ongoing efforts of UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) Ghassan Salamé and the United Nations Support Mission for Libya (UNSMIL) to de-escalate tensions in Libya and help the Libyan people chart a path toward credible and secure elections. We welcome UN leadership in convening Prime Minister al-Sarraj and LNA Commander Haftar on February 27 and commend the efforts of the Government of the United Arab Emirates to facilitate this discussion.

03 Dec 2018 description
report Government of Italy

As part of Italy’s support to humanitarian mine clearance operations, the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Emanuela Del Re, provided funds to finance 12 mine clearance projects comprehensively worth more than 3.5 million euros.

03 Dec 2018 description

Tripoli, 29 November 2018 – Today Italy, the European Union, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) joined representatives of the Presidential Council (PC) and the Government of National Accord (GNA) in Tripoli for the first meeting of the Steering Committee of the programme “Recovery, Stability and Socio-Economic Development in Libya”.

05 Sep 2018 description

The Governments of France, Italy, the United Kingdom, and the United States welcome the result of the mediation reached today by the United Nations Support Mission that aims to deescalate violence in and around Tripoli and ensure the protection of civilians. We reiterate our strong support for Special Representative of the Secretary-General Ghassan Salame as he works to realize an immediate and durable cessation of hostilities in the Libyan capital, which is a critical step to advancing the political process in accordance with the United Nations Action Plan.

04 Sep 2018 description

Joint statement from the Governments of France, Italy, the United Kingdom and the United States on the efforts to bring violence in Tripoli to an end.

01 Sep 2018 description

The Governments of France, Italy, the United Kingdom and the United States have issued the following joint statement on the continued escalation of violence in and around Tripoli.

The Governments of France, Italy, the United Kingdom, and the United States strongly condemn the continued escalation of violence in and around Tripoli that has caused many casualties and continues to endanger the lives of innocent civilians. We reiterate that the targeting of civilians and indiscriminate attacks are prohibited under International Humanitarian Law.

26 Feb 2017 description

The Ambassadors of France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States reiterate our commitment to preserving the sovereignty, territorial integrity, unity, and national cohesion of Libya and our support for the Libyan Political Agreement of 17 December 2015 as the basis for an inclusive political solution of the current conflicts. We continue to support the Presidency Council as the legitimate governing body, recognised as such by UNSCR 2259.

25 Dec 2016 description

One year after the signing of the Libyan Political Agreement (LPA) in Skhirat, Morocco, the Governments of France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States commend the Presidency Council (PC) of the Government of National Accord (GNA) for its efforts to restore unified governance, prosperity, and security to Libya. We congratulate the GNA and the Libyan people on their successful operation to eject Da’esh from Sirte and applaud the Libyan people’s courage in confronting the scourge of Da’esh and other terrorist organizations.

04 Dec 2016 description
report Government of Italy

Ambassador-Designate to Libya, Giuseppe Perrone, and the Special Envoy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for Libya, Giorgio Starace, travelled to Tripoli and Misrata today while a delivery of 3 tonnes of medicines and medical aids carried by an Italian Air Force C-130 was being made to the two Libyan cities. The material is destined for the military hospital in Tripoli and the civilian hospital in Misrata. It will allow basic care to be provided to around 10,000 people for 3 months and specific treatments to be given to 100 war-wounded people.

22 Sep 2016 description

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC

September 22, 2016

The following is the text of a joint communique on Libya by Algeria, Canada, Chad, China, Egypt, France, Germany, Jordan, Italy, Malta, Morocco, Niger, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Sudan, Tunisia, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, the United States, the European Union, United Nations, the League of Arab States, and the African Union.

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01 Sep 2016 description
report Government of Italy

An Italian Air Force Hercules C-130 landed today in Misurata, Libya, delivering a new shipment of medicines and health supplies for the city's hospital and the neighbouring hospitals in Beni Walid and Harawa - health care facilities which are the hardest hit by the ongoing fight against Daesh in the area of Sirte.

26 Aug 2016 description

Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC

August 25, 2016

Following is a joint statement on Libya by the governments of France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

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12 Jul 2016 description
report Government of Italy

A shipment of medicines and hospital supplies arrived today at the Libyan port of Misrata, to assure basic medical care to 10,000 people for three months and specific treatment to people wounded in the war.

07 Jul 2016 description

The Governments of France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States welcome the agreement between National Oil Corporation (NOC) Chairman Mustafa Sanalla, and NOC Board member, Dr Nagi el-Maghrabi, strengthening the unity of the Corporation.

23 May 2016 description
report Government of Italy

The Foreign Ministry informs that the general purpose first aid kits donated by Italy and destined to the hospitals of Benghazi have been delivered today. The kits will be able to treat approximately 20,000 patients over the next three months.

The kits arrived in Tripoli, from where they were subsequently taken to Benghazi by land and were delivered to the local depot of the Health authorities, who will then distribute them to the various health care facilities.