Training of Trainers Workshop for Capacity Building

Training of Trainers Workshop for Capacity Building on Hinari Access to Research for Health Programme On 19 February 2018, the World Health Organization (WHO) with financial support from the European Union started five day capacity building on HINARI Access to Research for Health Programme: Training Workshop, “Training of Trainers” for 26 participants representing 13 hospitals. […]

AU, EU and UN to enhance Co-Coperation on Migration

High level mission of the AU, EU and the UN visits Tripoli to enhance co-operation on migration and protection issues in Libya A high level mission of the African Union, the European Union and the United Nations visited Tripoli today to take stock of progress made and to further enhance cooperation with Libyan authorities in […]

WFP provides Emergency Food to Families Stranded in Desert

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has provided vital food assistance to nearly 3,000 displaced people stranded in the harsh Libyan desert as they struggle to return to their hometown of Tawergha, in Western Libya. Many Tawarghan families, displaced by internal conflict since 2011, have been trying to go home. But in early February, […]

Can Cairo talks Succeed in Uniting Libya?

By George Mikhail for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Can Cairo talks succeed in uniting Libya’s divided armed forces? The Egyptian initiative to unite the Libyan military is almost complete after several meetings were held between Libyan military officials who split up […]

Video: Somali Refugees Enslaved in Libya Return Home

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Eleven Somali refugees held captive in Libya for years have returned home. Many African refugees have been tortured and some were sold as slaves in the country, which was used as a transit hub […]

Opportunity for Libyan Entrepreneurs

Apply to become a Professional Fellow in the Fall 2018 Program The Professional Fellows Program (PFP) for the Middle East and North Africa is a fully funded 6-week program (including a 4-week fellowship placement) in the U.S. for young professionals committed to empowering their communities through innovation and entrepreneurship, socially responsible businesses, and workforce development. […]

Russia still planning Rail Line between Sirte & Benghazi

By John Lee. Russia is currently drawing a map of the planned railway line between Sirte and Benghazi with a view to resuming the project. Lev Dengov (pictured), the Head of the Russian Contact Group on Intra-Libyan Settlement, told Egypt Today: “The contract for building the railway lines between Sirte and Benghazi was signed before […]