Libya: Ahead of Parliamentary elections, UNSMIL urges the need to amend the voting law
Libya -The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has asked ahead of the Parliament’s elections to make essential changes to the voting law.
“UNSMIL requires the adoption of the fundamental changes, including those set forward by the High National Commission for Elections (HNEC), to empower the holding of free, reasonable, comprehensive, and sound presidential and parliamentary polls concurrently on 24 December,” the UNSMIL Saturday’s statement stated.
The UN mission emphasized that only a comprehensive legal system will prepare for a trustworthy and complete electoral cycle.”
It underlined that the standard of parliamentary and presidential polls on 24 December 2021 is critical to protect the honesty of the electing system, improve its validity, and the right and yearnings of the Libyan public to choose their leader and accept the poll results equitably.
The mission embraced the willingness of the Presidential Council to unite influential Libyan players to determine challenged angles identified with the electoral cycle, upgrade trust in the whole process, seeing its eagerness to encourage this effort.
It encouraged Libyan establishments to guarantee youth and women’s full, equivalent, and significant cooperation in the polls and set up all required arrangements to ensure women voters’ protection. They called on the Libyan parties to expand shared trust and build unison in the upcoming elections.
The statement asked the HNEC to speed up these endeavors once a legitimate arrangement that tends to the problems identified with the Security Council goals is achieved.