Libya 2018-03-05T11:37:43+00:00

The information below is based on the Report of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict (A/72/361-S/2017/821) issued on 24 August 2017.

Young children play on swings in the square of Zawia. Photo: UNICEF.

Conflict continued throughout Libya, particularly around Benghazi, Sabha, Sirte and Tripoli. Forces affiliated with the Presidency Council began an offensive to retake Sirte from ISIL, which lasted until early December. Monitoring continued to be restricted by insecurity, with the majority of United Nations staff remaining located outside Libya.

2016 Documented Figures

Children Killed
Children Injured
Incidents of Attacks against Health Facilities or Personnel
Incident of Denial of Humanitarian Access