By Libya Herald staff.
26 February 2015:
A five-man delegation from the House of Representatives (HoR) has flown to Rome to join in a . . .[restrict]two-day seminar on fighting terrorism in North Africa – specifically in those areas affected by the rise in support for the Islamic State and the resource of foreign fighters. Organised by the European Union (EU), the Terrorism Prevention Branch of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) and the Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean (PAM), and hosted by the Italian Senate, the seminar is aimd at promoting the investigation and prosecution of terrorism cases within the Maghreb region. It started today.
The specific objective is as a forum for the participants attending to ensure that their countries exchange information and deals about good practice in combatting terrorism, plus ensuring good governance of the security sector in the fight against terrorism, new security challenges and respect of human rights in the subject.
The Libyan delegation was headed by Mohamed Ibrahim Tamer (Traghen), and included Tariq Geroushi (Benghazi).
Others were from Algeria, Italy, Mauritania, Morocco, Portugal and Romania, together with UN, PAM, EU and Europol officials, and diplomats from the Italian Ministry for Foreign Affairs,
There are some 50 participants in all. [/restrict]