Advisory Committee of the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF) at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. Opening remarks by Acting Special Representative of the Secretary-General Stephanie Williams.
The Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF)’s Advisory Committee started to meet today at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, till 16 January 2021.
The Committee was recently established to discuss outstanding issues related to the selection mechanism of a unified executive and to put forward concrete and practical recommendations upon which the LDFP plenary shall decide.
The national elections date of December 24, 2021 remains a sine qua non for the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), a guiding principle and unrenounceable goal. In this sense, the Committee’s mandate will be strictly time-bound.
The 18 members of the Committee represent a broad geographical and political diversity and includes the participation of women, youth and cultural components.