GardaWorld Weekly Security Report

GardaWorld, a global leader in comprehensive security and risk management, has made its weekly security report available to Libya Business News readers. Prepared by GardaWorld’s Risk Analysis Team in the country, this essential report includes short- and medium-term outlooks on the security situation, reports and commentary on recent significant events, and a detailed overview of […]

WHO delivers a Medical Equipment to South of Libya

The World Health Organization (WHO) country office in Libya recently delivered two mechanical ventilation units with all the accessories to Tragen Hospital in the South of Libya, which is among the most vulnerable and underserved areas in Libya. These mechanical ventilation units are used to save lives by assisting or replacing spontaneous breathing in Intensive […]

UN training on Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD)

UN enhances capacity of Libyan Security institutions to deal with the threats of explosive hazards The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) has successfully completed the delivery of a two-week training course on Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) for 16 Libyan National Safety Authority (NSA) and Military Engineers from Tripoli and Benghazi. The two-week training of […]

UN Consults Libyan partners on Strategic Priorities

Building a path towards Sustainable Development in Libya: UN consults with Libyan partners on strategic priorities The United Nations Development system and the Ministry Planning convened a workshop on the Draft Strategic Framework for Libya for 2019-2020. The workshop brought together various participants from Libyan institutions, civil society and international partners. The Draft Strategic Framework […]

Solar Energy is Saving Lives in Libya’s Hospitals

By John Lee. Nine hospitals in Libya have solar panels, giving half a million people access to uninterrupted health services, according to a report from Thomson Reuters Foundation. They have been helped by a United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) programme installing solar panels in hospitals to provide uninterrupted power to critical rooms. The report adds: […]

The Weapon of Education

By Peter Millett, British Ambassador to Libya. Nelson Mandela once said: “Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world.” Weapon against what? Multiple enemies: ignorance, lack of opportunity, poverty. A poor education system will produce people who lack the skills that employers are looking for. So they will fail to […]

EU-Africa Summit – Joint Statement on Migrant Situation in Libya

At the 5th EU-Africa Summit, which took place on 29-30 November in Abidjan, leaders from both continents discussed the terrible media reports on inhuman treatment of African migrants and refugees by criminal groups. They condemned in the strongest terms any such criminal acts and expressed their firm resolve to work together for an immediate end […]

Blackwater Founder to Solve Libyan Migrant Crisis?

By John Lee. The Guardian reports that Erik Prince (pictured), the founder of private military contractor Blackwater, is pushing a plan to intervene in the migrant crisis in Libya with a proposal involving a privately trained police force. He claims his proposal would be a more humanitarian option for the European Union than the current […]