New UN Special Advisor Williams arrives in Tripoli

Dec 12, 2021 | International actors

On 12 December, UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) welcomed the newly-appointed Special Adviser to the Secretary-General on Libya, Stephanie Williams’ arrival in Tripoli and explained that, in close coordination with UNSMIL, she will lead ‘the good offices and mediation efforts and engagement with Libyan, regional, and international actors to pursue the implementation of the three intra-Libyan dialogue tracks and support the holding of presidential and parliamentary elections.’ UNSMIL added that she will work with Libyan actors to help them sustain the momentum created for national elections. On 12 December, the Embassies of France, Germany, Italy, UK and US affirmed their full support for Williams’ efforts to assist Libyans in holding peaceful, free, fair, inclusive and credible presidential and parliamentary elections that will pave the way for a unified and stable future for Libya.