The official launch of the Support to Libya for Economic Integration, Diversification and Sustainable Development (SLEIDSE) programme, implemented by Expertise France, took place in Tunis on Monday.
This 4‐year programme funded by the European Union and France aims to promote the development of a dynamic and diversified micro, small and medium enterprises capable of creating employment and livelihoods for the youth and the women in Libya.
Fathi Mijbari, Member of the Presidential Council and Head of Financing and Economic Committee in the Libya’s Government of National Accord (GNA), said:
“Libya warmly welcomes the European Union and France’s commitment. We need your help and support to pave the way for a better future, and this begins now”.
Sebastien Mosneron Dupin, CEO of Expertise France, added:
“Expertise France is very proud to develop this very innovative programme, which is designed to help Libya recover from several years of wars and crisis. More importantly, we try to give the Libyan youth hope and tools to develop their own economic activity with the support of the main French economic actors.”