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(Batili) presents the details of his initiative to hold elections for parties and civil society in Benghazi

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Benghazi, March 12, 2023 (LANA) – Today, Sunday, the head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya, Abdullah Batili, presented the details of his initiative regarding the mechanism for holding elections to representatives of political parties and civil society in Benghazi.

Batili said in tweets on his Twitter account, I confirmed that my initiative, regarding the establishment of a high-level team on setting up a mechanism for conducting elections, aims to expand the framework of consultations and involve these actors in charting a path leading to elections this year.

The UN envoy added that, during the meeting, he stressed the need to listen to political parties, civil society, women, and youth, to agree on an implementable roadmap for the elections.

Batili indicated that the meeting comes in the context of his consultations with parties and civil society organizations across Libya, listening to their concerns about the political impasse, their assessment of the challenges facing their country, and their proposals on how to address them to achieve stability and prosperity in Libya through holding inclusive elections.