LIBYA

Region   Northern Africa
UN membership date   14-Dec-55
Population (000, 2018)  6 471a
Surface area (km2)  1 676 198b
Capital city   Tripoli
National currency  Libyan Dinar (LYD)

Weapons of Mass Destruction

International Instruments
Entry into force 
Signed
Ratified
Acceded
CTBT: Comprehensive Nuclear-Test Ban Treaty  

13/11/2001  06/01/2004  
Convention on Nuclear Safety  
11/11/2009
     13/08/2009
Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material  17/11/2000
 

 18/10/2000
Environmental Modification Convention: Convention on the Prohibition of Military or any Other Hostile Use of Environmental Modification Techniques        

Biological Weapons Convention: Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on their Destruction
 
 10/04/1972  19/01/1982  
Chemical Weapons Convention: Convention on the Prohibition of the Development,Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on their Destruction 05/02/2004     06/01/2004
Nuclear Terrorism Convention: International Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism  21/01/2009
 16/09/2005  22/12/2008  
1925 Geneva Protocol: Protocol for the Prohibition of the Use in War of Asphyxiating, Poisonous or Other Gases, and of Bacteriological Methods of Warfare       29/12/1971
Partial Test Ban Treaty: Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapons Tests in the Atmosphere, in Outer Space and Under Water    09/08/1963  15/07/1968  
Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons  

 23/07/1968  26/05/1975  
Sea-bed Treaty: Treaty on the Prohibition of the Emplacement of Nuclear Weapons and Other Weapons of Mass Destruction on the Sea-Bed and the Ocean Floorand in the Subsoil Thereof        06/07/1990
Treaty relating to the Use of Submarines and Noxious Gases in Warfare  

     
         
Regional Instruments
Entry into force
Signed
Ratified
Acceded
         
 Treaty of Pelindaba: African Nuclear Weapon Free Zone Treaty    11/04/1996  11/05/2005  

         

 
Conventional weapons

International Instruments
Entry into force 
Signed
Ratified
Acceded
Arms Trade Treaty (ATT)   09/07/2013    
Convention on Cluster Munitions  

   
CCW: Convention On Prohibitions Or Restrictions On The Use Of Certain Conventional Weapons Which May Be Deemed To Be Excessively Injurious Or To Have Indiscriminate Effects (With Protocols I, Ii And Iii)        
CCW Protocol II: Protocol on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Mines, BoobyTraps and Other Devices    

   
CCW Protocol V: Protocol on Explosive Remnants of War to the Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons which may be deemed to be Excessively Injurious or to have Indiscriminate Effects        
Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention: Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on their Destruction        
Firearms Protocol: Protocol against the Illicit Manufacturing of and Trafficking in Firearms, Their Parts and Components and Ammunition    13/11/2001  18/06/2004  
Treaty relating to the Use of Submarines and Noxious Gases in Warfare    

   
         
Regional Instruments
Entry into force
 
 Signed

  Ratified
 
 Acceded
Khartoum Declaration: Khartoum Declaration on the Control of Small Arms and Light Weapons across the Neighbouring Countries of Western Sudan   23/05/2012    

 

Transparency InstrumentsMore Details
   
United Nations Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (UNPoA) http://www.poa-iss.org/Poa13/CountryProfiles/CountryProfileInfo.aspx?CoI=112&pos=1000
International Tracing Instrument: International Instrument to Enable States to Identify and Trace, in a Timely and Reliable Manner, Illicit Small Arms and Light Weapons http://www.poa-iss.org/InternationalTracing/InternationalTraicingInfo.aspx?CoI=112&pos=1000
UN Register of Conventional Arms http://www.un-register.org/HeavyWeapons/Index.aspx
Military Expenditures Database http://www.un-arm.org/MilEx/CountryProfile.aspx?CountryId=112
UNSCR 1540- National Reports http://www.un.org/en/sc/1540/national-implementation/national-reports.shtml
UNSCR 1540- National Implementation Action Plans  
   
   


Statements First Committee UN General Assembly (Disarmament and International Security)

 Session  Statements
 68e Session(2013) https://papersmart.unmeetings.org/media2/271152/libya.pdf
 69e Session (2014)

http://statements.unmeetings.org/media2/4652305/libya-ara-.pdf

 70eSession(2015)  

http://statements.unmeetings.org/media2/7652246/libya-ar.pdf

http://statements.unmeetings.org/media2/7653525/libya-21st.pdf

http://statements.unmeetings.org/media2/7653572/libya-22nd-ar.pdf

http://statements.unmeetings.org/media2/7653879/libya-26th-ar.pdf

http://statements.unmeetings.org/media2/7654692/liby-eov-4th-ar.pdf

 71e Session(2016)

http://statements.unmeetings.org/media2/7660998/libya.pdf

http://statements.unmeetings.org/media2/7662413/libya.pdf

http://statements.unmeetings.org/media2/7662511/libya-rev-1-.pdf

http://statements.unmeetings.org/media2/7662850/libya.pdf

 72e Session(2017)  N/A
 73e Session(2018)  

http://statements.unmeetings.org/media2/19409284/statement-by-libya.pdf

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