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Human Rights Training to Libya’s Presidential Guard

UNSMIL provides human rights training to Libya’s Presidential Guard Seventeen senior officers of the Libya Presidential Guard completed today a week-long training on international human rights law in Tripoli, conducted by the Human Rights office of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL). The 17 participants included heads of divisions, as well as the […]

36,000 Child Migrants in Libya in Need of Assistance

36,000 migrant children are in need of assistance in Libya, figures revealed today on International Migrants Day show. Out of an estimated 400,000 migrants, nine per cent are children and, shockingly, more than 14,000 children are also unaccompanied. This year nearly 15,000 unaccompanied children have reached Italy by sea travelling across the perilous Central Mediterranean […]

Strengthening Health Information System for Patients with HIV

Strengthening Health Information System for patients living with HIV/AIDS in Libya The World Health Organization (WHO), in collaboration with the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in Libya conducted a two-day planning workshop recently on “Strengthening Health Information System for Patients living with HIV/AIDS”. The workshop was held in WHO Libya office located in Tunis. […]

Libyan Women seek Greater Role in Governance

Libyan women seek greater role in forthcoming governance system Leading Libyan women concluded a two-day consultative meeting on the political changes happening now in Libya and the impact on women’s participation in the forthcoming governance system. The meeting, organized last week by the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) and the United Nations Development […]

EU-IOM Joint Initiative for Migrant Protection

EU-IOM Joint Initiative for Migrant Protection and Reintegration: one year on On 15 December 2016, the European Union, through the Emergency Trust Fund for Africa (EUTF), and with contributions from Germany (€48 million) and Italy (€22 million), launched a joint initiative with the International Organization for Migration to support the efforts of partner countries in […]

New Competition for Libyan Entrepreneurs

I. Competition format: 1. Deadline: 12:00 PM US ET on December 28, 2017 Online applications submitted. 2. January 2018: Applications reviewed by GIST Tech-I Alumni Mentors. 3. January/February 2018: Three applications from each Alumni Mentor will be voted on by the online global public. 4. April 16-19, 2018: Finalists attend the Global Entrepreneurship Congress. 5. […]

New Oil Tenders

By John Lee. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has advertised new tenders: Cathodic protection system for Tie-in of well No.G-312 at Nafoora field project No.N-26 — Arabian Gulf Oil Company (AGOCO) Construction of field accommodation blocks at Hamada Field — Arabian Gulf Oil Company (AGOCO) Construction of field accommodation blocks at Messla Field — Arabian […]

Mayor of Misrata Kidnapped and Killed

By John Lee. Unidentified gunmen have reportedly kidnapped and killed the mayor of Misrata late on Sunday. According to BBC News, Mohamad Eshtewi’s body was found dumped in the street not long after returning from an official visit to Turkey. Ghassan Salame, special representative to Libya’s UN mission (UNSMIL), said he felt “deep grief“. (Sources: BBC […]