Libya occupies a sensitive position for the security of Arab and European neighbors, including many U.S. allies, and in managing the region’s destabilizing migration flows. The country’s fractious politics and armed insurgencies are depriving Libyans of security, basic services, and economic stability, and leave the country vulnerable to jihadi terrorism. The United Nations has proposed a road map for rethinking the embattled government of national accord and binding Libya’s rival parliaments and militia commander Khalifa Haftar into negotiation of a consensus path forward.
The Middle East Institute (MEI) is presenting a two-panel symposium that will examine opportunities for the United States and international community to advance Libya's security and mobilize to meet the humanitarian challenges.
Date: October 5, 2017
When: 1:30 - 4:30 PM
Where: The National Press Club - 529 14th St NW