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Libya: UN envoy welcomes arrival of Presidency Council in Tripoli, urges peaceful handover of power

30 March 2016 – The United Nations envoy for Libya today welcomed the arrival in Tripoli of the Presidency Council, which marks an important step in Libya's democratic transition and path to peace, security and prosperity.

Senior UN official in Libya condemns reported executions, killings by armed groups

29 March 2016 – The top United Nations official in Libya today condemned recent reported executions and killings of civilians in the northern part of the country and called for the responsible to be held to account.

UN team sent to Central African Republic to investigate new allegations of sexual exploitation

28 March 2016 – The United Nations has reported that a delegation led by the Secretary-General's Deputy Special Representative for the Central African Republic visited Kemo prefecture to gather more information on new allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse, as well as to engage with local communities and authorities.