Maria Ribeiro affirms UNSMIL support for elections during a visit to HNEC’s new compound in Tripoli

The Address | Benghazi – Libya

TRIPOLI – Deputy Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), Maria Ribeiro, visited on Saturday a new compound for the Higher National Elections Commission (HNEC) in Tripoli.

Ribeiro met during the visit with HNEC Commissioner, Abdulhakim Belkher, and affirmed UN’s commitment to supporting national and international efforts to stabilize Libya and strengthen its democratic institutions.

“Supporting HNEC to find new and secure premises from where to organize and conduct future elections is a key goal of the UN through UNSMIL and UNDP-managed basket fund, the Promoting Elections for the People of Libya over the next 3 years”, Ribeiro said.


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