How to Escalate Political Efforts to Stabilise Libya?

ECFR Alumni · Senior Policy Fellow

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After more than a year of efforts, some Libyan factions have signed a UN-backed political agreement. The newly created Government of National Accord, which moved to Tripoli on 30 March, will face enormous challenges on several fronts: the stabilisation of the country, the reconciliation between different factions and the humanitarian crisis. Is a long term solution to Libya’s civil war in sight? Crispin Blunt, Member of Parliament and Chair of the Foreign Affairs Sub-Committee in the House of Commons, and Mattia Toaldo, ECFR Senior Policy Fellow in the Middle East and North Africa programme, discuss.