This paper summarises the proceedings of a closed door international workshop on the Libyan crisis jointly organised by the Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI) and the European Council on Foreign Relation (ECFR) on 13 May 2015. Invited experts convened in London to discuss the evolving civil war in Libya and debate various diplomatic and policy scenarios meant to address some of the most pressing challenges facing the Libyan authorities, neighbouring states and multilateral actors as they seek to bring about a negotiated solution to the crisis. The workshop was conceived within the framework of the New-Med Research Network, an ongoing project run by IAI, in cooperation with the Compagnia di San Paolo of Turin, the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the OSCE Secretariat with the aim of creating a network of analysts and research centres to foster dialogue and an exchange of ideas on comprehensive security issues in the Mediterranean region.
Report of the international workshop "A Multilateral Approach to Ungoverned Spaces: Libya and Beyond", held in London on 13 May 2015. The workshop was organized by the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) and the Istituto Affari Internationali (IAI) in the framework of the New-Med Research Network.
Session I. Libya's ungoverned spaces and the escalating civil war
Session II. The regional dimensions of the conflict in Libya