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23 Sep 2017 description

New York, 21 September 2017

  1. The Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Libya, Ghassan Salamé, hosted a meeting of the Quartet in New York on 21 September on margins of the United Nations General Assembly, following the high-level event on Libya convened by the Secretary-General of the United Nations on 20 September 2017. The Quartet, which brings together the United Nations (UN), the African Union (AU), the European Union (EU), and the League of Arab States (LAS), last met in Brussels on 23 May 2017.

23 May 2017 description
  1. The European Union (EU), the African Union (AU), the League of Arab States (LAS), and the United Nations (UN) met in Brussels on 23rd May 2017 to assess developments in Libya since their last meeting in Cairo on 18th March 2017 and further coordinate their efforts to advance the political process and assist Libya in its democratic transition.

18 Apr 2017 description
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Joint statement of the International Support Group (ISG) for Lebanon

Beirut, Lebanon
18 April 2017

The members of the ISG take note of the decision of President Michel Aoun of 12 April to adjourn the chamber for one month. They also take note of Speaker Nabih Berri’s announcement to convene the next session on 15 May.

19 Mar 2017 description
  1. The League of Arab States (LAS), the African Union (AU), the European Union (EU) and the United Nations (UN) held a meeting at the headquarters of the League of Arab States on 18 March 2017 to discuss the situation in Libya and further coordinate their efforts in order to advance the political process and assist Libya in its democratic transition.

22 Jan 2017 description
  1. The League of Arab States, the African Union, and the United Nations held a consultative meeting at the headquarters of the League of Arab States on 21 January 2017 to discuss the situation in Libya in the context of the Troika that was established between the three organizations.

01 Nov 2016 description
  1. The League of Arab States, the African Union, and the United Nations held a trilateral meeting at the headquarters of the League of Arab States on 25 October 2016 to discuss the situation in Libya and the means to further cooperation between the three organizations in order to advance the political process and assist Libya in its democratic transition.

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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02 Dec 2015 description

Addis Ababa and Cairo, 1 December 2015: The General Secretariat of the League of Arab States (LAS) and the Commission of the African Union (AU) met on 30 November 2015 at the Headquarters of the LAS in Cairo, and held extensive consultations on political, peace and security issues of mutual interest. The delegation of the LAS was led by its SecretaryGeneral,

29 Nov 2015 description

New League of Arab States, European Union and UNDP joint project will establish a Regional Crisis Response Network

Cairo – The League of Arab States (LAS) launched today the second phase of its effort to strengthen crisis response capacities in its Secretariat and Member States. This phase of the initiative, which will last for 36 months, will enhance regional institutional capacities and cooperation for early warning and effective response to regional crises, conflicts, man-made disasters and post-conflict/post-disaster situations.

10 Apr 2014 description

Arab Countries seek to establish a Regional Crisis Response Network in collaboration with the League of Arab States, the European Union and UNDP

Amman, 7 April 2014 – Crisis response officials from 20 Arab countries started in Amman today meetings of the first regional conference “Towards a Crisis Response Network in the Arab Region.” Over two days, the conference discusses means to enhance the regional architecture for crisis management in order to link and strengthen national institutions, operating procedures, and capacities in early warning and crisis response.

18 Mar 2014 description
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Cairo, 18 March 2014 - The League of Arab States, the Government of Yemen and representatives of the Humanitarian Country Team in Yemen met yesterday in Cairo for a regional presentation of the Yemen Humanitarian Response Plan and to discuss future cooperation on humanitarian action.

18 Mar 2014 description
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Cairo, 17 March 2014 – The League of Arab States, the Government of Yemen and humanitarian partners today met in Cairo to discuss the 2014 Yemen Humanitarian Response Plan. The launch underlined the urgent need for the international community, including countries in the region, to provide support to meet the critical needs of millions of vulnerable people in the country.

29 May 2013 description
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(Cairo, 29 May 2013) –The Secretariat General of the League of Arab States (LAS) and the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), signed today, Wednesday 29 May 2013, a joint Plan of Action that reinforces cooperation on humanitarian issues.

19 Oct 2012 description

The Secretaries-General of the United Nations and of the League of Arab States appeal to all warring parties in Syria to heed the call of the Joint Special Representative Lakhdar Brahimi for a ceasefire and a cessation of all violence in all its forms during the period of Eid Al Adha, to allow the Syrian people to observe this important religious holiday in peace and security. They call on all regional and international actors to support this appeal.

06 Mar 2012 description

The second Humanitarian Conference on Syria held on the 4th of March in Cairo was organised jointly by the League of Arab States, Organisation of Islamic Cooperation and The Humanitarian Forum. The participants who represented more than 70 humanitarian organisations from Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey, Europe, Gulf countries, the UN, EU and others working in Syria issued the following statement:

We are following with deep concern the ongoing events in Syria and the critical impact they are having on the humanitarian situation in the country.

19 Dec 2011 description

Addis Ababa - 19 December 2011: The Peace and Security Department of the African Union Commission and the Secretariat of the League of the Arab States (LAS) held a consultative meeting at the AU Headquarters in Addis Ababa on 19 December 2011. The meeting was co-chaired by Ambassador RamtaneLamamra, AU Commissioner for Peace and Security and Ambassador Samir AlKassir, Assistant Secretary-General of the League of Arab States for Peace and Security.

17 Nov 2011 description

Rabat, Kingdom of Morocco

November 16th, 2011

The Fourth Meeting of the Arab-Turkish Cooperation Forum at the level of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs was held in Rabat, the Kingdom of Morocco on November 16th, 2011 between the League of Arab States and the Republic of Turkey.