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The U.N. Envoy, Abdoulaye Bathily, arrived in Sirte today to chair the meeting of the 5+5 Joint Military Committee in the presence of the Libyan ceasefire monitors and their international counterparts.

The U.N. Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has welcomed the joint declaration announced in Cairo today by Speaker of Libya’s House of Representatives, Aguila Saleh, and chairman of the High Council of State, Khaled Al-Mishri, which they agreed on drawing a “clear and specified” roadmap later in order to hold the long-awaited elections.

A UN human rights expert on Friday called on the authorities in Libya to take urgent steps to protect all women and girls in the country from “rampant violence and mistreatment, to fully implement prevention measures, and ensure protection and support for victims,” according to a statement from the Office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR).

U.N. Special Envoy to Libya Abdoulaye Bathily held a meeting on Sunday with Prime Minister of the Government of National Unity, Abdul Hamid Dbeibeh, to discuss his government’s mechanisms to “ensure fair distribution of national resources, government spending and the adopted transparency and disclosure procedures,” according to statement by Bathily.