Related: In September 2017, a group of Libyan women’s civil society organizations wrote an open letter to the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), Ghassan Salamé. The letter provides recommendations on strengthening meaningful participation of local women-led civil society in the implementation of the UNSMIL mandate. It is available for download here.
Hajer Sharief, representing Together We Build It organization, was invited to provide a civil society perspective and recommendations when the Security Council met to discuss the situation in Libya. The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security facilitated her statement but she did not speak on behalf of the NGOWG.