A delegation from United Nations agencies operating in Libya, headed by Assistant Secretary-General, Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Libya, Georgette Gagnon, visited the city of Sebha on Sunday.
The visit comes in order to coordinate with the municipality regarding projects to be implemented during the coming period.
In statements made to journalists at the end of her visit, Gagnon recalled her previous visit to the city, which aimed to coordinate with the municipality to implement humanitarian support programs for women and youth.
Gagnon added that her visit comes after signing an agreement with the Government of National Unity in order to support humanitarian projects for the period from 2023 to 2025.
The UN official confirmed that the United Nations has many and varied projects to assist municipalities and civil society organizations in the south, pointing out that the Government of National Unity and Ministry of Local Government have requested more support for humanitarian projects in the region.
Gagnon added that the United Nations' work in southern Libya will focus on the role of women and child protection, as well as agriculture, displacement, migration, peace-building, and coexistence.