After a year and a half of violent confrontation and various failed attempts of international mediation, the two Libyan warring sides, the UN-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) in Tripoli and the Libyan National Army (LNA), have recently agreed to an UN-backed nationwide ceasefire deal intended to pave the way towards a political solution to the country’s conflict. While both factions are committed to withdraw troops from the frontline and to demobilize influential armed militias, the agreement remains very precarious due to persistent socio-political fractures and the continuous military support of competing external actors to either of the two camps. Against this backdrop, the COVID-19 pandemic has added another layer of suffering on a population already exhausted by years of economic disruption, deepening social inequalities and widespread insecurity. The end of foreign meddling and a sincere commitment to a real socio-political reconciliation from all sides seems to be the only cure to heal Libya’s multiple ailments. The Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF), held in Tunis in November, has been a first step to determine inclusively and autonomously Libya’s future institutional path.