The Security Council followed with a unanimous vote to ease sanctions on Libya and establish a post-conflict mission as the UN prepared to celebrate Libya as something it got right.
After unintended casualties from celebratory shootings in Tripoli, and with many ordinary citizens carrying firearms, rebels are taking new steps to limit gun use.
Libya's rebel council is meeting with international officials in Qatar today to arrange $2.5 billion in funding for an interim government.
National elections – already twice delayed – are scheduled for April. The interim government voted to abolish the monarchy, meeting a key demand of former Maoist rebels.