||<p>The detention centres in Libya are the responsibility of the Libyan authorities.
The UK is clear that civilians in areas affected by the current conflict, including
refugees and migrants, must be immediately evacuated to safety. We continue to press
the Libyan authorities to pursue alternatives to detention and implement a better
functioning migration system that respects human rights.</p><p> </p><p>Through our
contribution to the EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa (EUTF), the UK has supported
the EU and Africa Union joint commitment to significantly increase voluntary returns
of those who want to leave Libya, as agreed at the EU-AU Summit in November 2017.
Since then, more than 57,000 people have been supported to return home, with most
of these returns from Libya and Niger.</p><p> </p><p>Our contribution also supports
the UNHCR-led evacuation of those in need of international protection from Libya to
Niger and other countries (over 3,600 people to date), and their ongoing resettlement
subsequent to their evacuation. Following UNHCR’s urgent appeal for resettlement places,
the UK has committed to participate in the resettlement of the most vulnerable refugees
who have been evacuated by UNHCR from Libya to Niger. This will include unaccompanied