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Libya's Electoral Commission discusses support for women in next election with UN official




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Libyan High National Election Commission member, Rabab Halab, discussed with support of women during the upcoming election with UN Women Representative Begona Lasagabaster.

Libya's general elections are scheduled for December 24 and inclusion of women is a top priority for the new executive branch represented by the Presidential Council and the Government of National Unity.

The meeting, which was held on Monday in the presence of elections commission Women's Support Unit head, Suzan Hemmi, discussed "the possibility of signing a support agreement between the the unit and the UN mission to provide technical and advisory support to High National Election Commission during the next phase," according to a statement.

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