For Women’s History Month, MEPC is highlighting the outstanding contributions of women on our staff and in the diplomatic world. Ambassador Wafa Bughaighis became the first woman ambassador of Libya to the United States in November 2017.
The creation of a national-unity government in Libya has been welcomed as an important achievement for the Libyan people, as well as for the international community.
Peace efforts in Libya are beginning to show some early results.
Following the failure of Libya’s Government of National Accord (GNA), Turkey, and Turkish-backed militias to respond positively to the Cairo Declaration calling for a negotiated and peaceful resolution of the Libyan conflict, Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah
The announcement last week by Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi of a ceasefire initiative aimed at bringing the two sides of the conflict in Libya together has been seen by many as a positive step forward.
The events of the last few days, and indeed weeks, in Libya continue to underscore the complicated and multifaceted nature of the security challenge in the country. The Libyan National Army (LNA), led by Gen.
After its recent interventions in Syria and Iraq, Turkey is preparing to extend its influence across the Mediterranean into Libya.