The Resident Representative of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Libya and the Italian Ambassador to Libya signed, on Sunday, an agreement to support the Promoting Elections for the People of Libya (PEPOL) project, with the aim of providing technical and advisory support, which the United Nations Support Mission in Libya is supervising for the High National Elections Commission (HNEC).

In a statement on the sidelines of the signing ceremony, the HNEC Chairman Imad Al-Sayeh expressed his appreciation for the cooperation and support initiative provided by Italy and the UNDP, as part of the international efforts aimed at supporting the upcoming elections.

The PEPOL project, which is implemented in partnership with the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), aimed at strengthen HNEC’s capacity to prepare for free, inclusive, and credible elections in Libya.