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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 […]

New Career Opportunities in Libya

By John Lee. The following career opportunities in Libya have been recently advertised: Adolescent Development Officer, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Programme Management Officer, World Health Organization (WHO) Country Director, International Medical Corps (IMC) Service Mapping for Libya Response Consultant, Save the Children (Source: UN)

Wintershall Crisis: NOC Chair meets German Ambassador

The Chairman of the National Oil Corporation (NOC), Mustafa Sanalla, has met with German Ambassador to Libya Dr Christian Buck, and briefed him on recent developments surrounding Presidency Council Resolution 270. Sanalla told the ambassador he was pleased to note the Benghazi Appeals Court had ruled that Resolution 270 was not lawful, and that this […]

Gender Based Violence (GBV) Multi-sectoral Coordination

UNFPA, United Nation Fund for Population, IOM, the UN Migration Agency, and IFRC, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, have jointly organized a training on “Gender Based Violence Multi-Sectoral Coordination in Libya” during the period 14th to 18th of May 2017. The overall objective of the training is to raise awareness of […]

Mass Executions Alleged at Military Base

Forces aligned with the United Nations-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) attacked a military base and allegedly executed at least 30 captured soldiers, Human Rights Watch said today. A hospital official and an eyewitness told Human Rights Watch that soldiers from the 13th Battalion aligned with the GNA Defense Ministry attacked the base in Brak […]

Mogherini to host Meeting of Libya Quartet

EU High Representative Federica Mogherini will host a meeting of the European Union, the United Nations, the African Union and the League of Arab States (Libya Quartet) in Brussels on Tuesday 23 May 2017. This will be the second meeting of the Libya Quartet. It follows up on the meeting hosted by the League of […]

UK Investigator Seeks Libya Files From SocGen

By John Lee. The UK’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has reportedly sought documents from Societe Generale (SocGen) regarding its relationship with the Libyan Investment Authority (LIA). Last week, the French banking giant agreed to pay 963 million euros ($1.1 billion) as part of the agreement between the two companies to resolve all matters between them concerning […]

Benghazi Cement Plants to be Rehabilitated

By John Lee. The Libyan Cement Company (LCC) has said that damage to its two plants in Benghazi has been significant, but believes they can be brought back into production by summer 2018. The factories, in Hawari district, were caught up in the battles between the Libyan National Army (LNA) and militia groups in March […]