January 20, 2022

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The Libyan parliamentary committee should contact the commission to discuss obstacles to the election

The Libyan parliamentary committee should contact the commission to discuss obstacles to the election

Members of the Libyan House of Representatives, during a session in Dobrook yesterday, Tuesday, agreed to set up a committee to liaise with the High National Electoral Commission to identify difficulties and obstacles facing the electoral process. The United Nations on Monday appointed US Ambassador Stephanie Williams as Special Adviser to the Secretary-General of the Organization in Libya. The British and Dutch embassies in Libya have called on the UN to work for greater political, military and economic stability in Libya. Having expressed their support and willingness to work alongside the mission, that is where it will stay.

According to council spokesman Abdullah Blahak, the liaison committee with the Electoral Commission includes five members representing the legislature, the constitution, the interior, security, national security, justice and the council’s oversight bodies.

On the other hand, the United Nations on Monday announced the appointment of US Ambassador Stephanie Williams as Special Adviser to the United Nations Secretary-General for Libya; A month before an important presidential election in that country, the UN. After the resignation of Ambassador John Kubis, it will reside in Tripoli.

Williams, who is fluent in Arabic, will serve as UN Secretary-General for Libya in Geneva in 2020, after serving as second-in-command between 2018 and 2020. Served as ambassador temporarily. Over the past year, Williams has repeatedly assisted in the peace process in Libya.

The appointment is subject to the powers of Antonio Guterres and does not require official approval from the fifteen members of the Security Council, which, unlike the position of the UN ambassador, avoids an embarrassing vacuum as the 24th presidential election approaches. This month, the page of the decade-long war will return. UN spokesman Stephen Dujarric stressed that the appointment of Williams as special adviser would ensure the presence of the UN leadership in a very smooth December.

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He added, “It will begin its work in the days leading up to Tripoli.”

“He will lead good offices and mediation efforts with the Libyan, regional and international parties to continue to implement the three elements of the Libyan political, security and economic dialogue and to support the holding of presidential and parliamentary elections,” he said. .

Hardal is looking forward to working with Williams

In addition, the British Ambassador to Libya, Caroline Hurndall, expressed interest in working with the United Nations Mission in Libya toward greater political, military and economic stability in Libya.

The Dutch ambassador to Libya, Prioch and Frobe also greeted Williams. He said in a tweet on Twitter: “The Netherlands congratulates Williams on his appointment as Special Adviser to the United Nations Secretary-General in Libya. We look forward to his return and look forward to working together for the benefit of all Libyans.” (Agencies)