UN agency calls for new safe harbour rules for migrants from Libya

By |februar 20th, 2020|IOM, Libya, Libya crisis, News, refugee crisis|

The International Organization for Migration on Wednesday (19 February) called on the world community to devise a "safe disembarkation mechanism" for migrants fleeing Libya, the day after a port in the capital of the war-torn country was hit by a barra...

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Libya’s rival factions dig in for long conflict

By |februar 18th, 2020|Khalifa Haftar, Libya, News, oil, Russia, Turkey, United Nations|

Libya’s combatants are readying for a long conflict, as foreign weapons flood in, eastern factions close oil ports and rival alliances wrangle over revenues from Africa’s largest petroleum reserves.

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EU to deploy new military mission to enforce Libya arms embargo

By |februar 17th, 2020|Berlin Libya Conference, foreign affairs council, Heiko Maas, Josep Borrell, Libya, News, UN arms embargo|

EU foreign ministers agreed on Monday (17 February), after Austria lifted its veto, to deploy a combined aerial and naval mission, with a terrestrial component, and enforce a porous UN arms embargo in and around war-torn Libya.

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In Munich, diplomats reaffirm push for peace in Libya

By |februar 16th, 2020|Berlin Libya Conference, Germany, Heiko Maas, Libya, MSC2020, Munich security conference, News, UN arms embargo, United Nations|

A month after the Berlin Libya conference, participants at follow-up talks on Sunday (16 February) reaffirmed their commitment to secure the ceasefire. Meanwhile, Europeans discuss how to monitor the UN arms embargo against the war-torn North African c...

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Munich Security Conference – Day #1

By |februar 15th, 2020|coronavirus, Emmanuel Macron, Frank Walter Steinmeier, Iran crisis, Libya, Michael Pompeo, MSC2020, multilateralism, Munich security conference, Nancy Pelosi, News, security and defence|

As high-ranking security leaders gather in Bavaria for the annual Munich Security Conference this weekend, EURACTIV gives you a glimpse into what is driving the conversation on foreign, defence and security policy. Here's Day 1 in a nutshell.

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UN Security Council calls for ‘lasting ceasefire’ in Libya

By |februar 13th, 2020|António Guterres, Berlin Libya Conference, Khalifa Haftar, Libya, News, Russia, United Nations Security Council|

The UN Security Council on Wednesday (12 February) adopted a resolution calling for a "lasting ceasefire" in war-torn Libya, where a fragile truce has been in place since January.

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Global Europe Brief: EU’s leverage in Libya

By |januar 23rd, 2020|Davos, defence, Donald Trump, EMASOH, enlargement, EU-Mercosur, Josep Borrell, Kazakhstan, Libya, News, non-proliferation, Serbia, space policy, Strait of Hormuz, Ukraine, Ursula von der Leyen, Venezuela, Wallonia|

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Global Europe Brief, your weekly update on the EU in the global perspective from our foreign affairs news team: Georgi Gotev and Alexandra Brzozowski.

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EU to use revamped ‘Operation Sophia’ to enforce Libyan arms embargo

By |januar 20th, 2020|Berlin Libya Conference, Greece, Josep Borrell, Libya, Mediterranean Sea, News, Operation Sophia, UN arms embargo|

EU foreign minister decided on Monday (20 January) to revive a maritime surveillance mission in the Mediterranean to enforce a potential cease-fire in Libya and a UN arms embargo against the country’s warring parties. Meanwhile, the bloc is scrambling to...

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EU sidelined as Berlin summit thrashes out shaky Libya ceasefire

By |januar 20th, 2020|Angela Merkel, Berlin Libya Conference, Charles Michel, Josep Borrell, Khalifa Haftar, Libya, News, Ursula von der Leyen|

World powers at a Berlin Conference on Sunday (19 January), attended by the main backers of the rival Libyan factions, committed to end military support for the civil war parties and uphold an existing UN arms embargo.

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Athens smarting after exclusion from German-hosted Libya conference

By |januar 16th, 2020|Berlin Process, Libya, Libya crisis, Libyan Crisis, News|

Germany’s decision not to invite Greece to a conference on the Libya crisis next Sunday (19 January) while Turkey will attend the meeting, has left the Greek government smarting from a  perceived diplomatic snub.

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