The UN envoy to Libya, Abdoulaye Bathily, met with a delegation from the “High National Council for Libyan Women,” as part of the consultations he is conducting with a number of components of Libyan society, in addition to what he described as his quest to bridge the gap between political rivals in order to reach a political solution. “As part of my ongoing consultations with a wide range of Libyan constituencies, and in parallel with my efforts to bring the major political stakeholders together, I met today with members of the High National Council for Libyan Women, led by Mrs. Laila Sawesi,” Bathily tweeted on Wednesday. “The participants deplored the lack of women’s representation at all levels and called for meaningful political participation. They also welcomed my call for a dialogue between the main actors and promised to share a written contribution on the way to end the political stalemate,” he added. “I urged the political leaders to create enabling conditions for Libyans to elect legitimate and accountable institutions.
Source: Libya Today December 07, 2023 13:07 UTC