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UNDP visits Sirt to see work of Stabilization Facility for Libya

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative in Libya, Mr. Gerardo Noto, and a representative of the International Cooperation Office of the Libyan Ministry of Planning, Mr. Ahmed El-Amine, visited Sirt and met with the Mayor, Mr. Mokhtar Khalifa Al-Madani, and his municipal team to follow up on the progress of the Stabilization Facility […]

Security Council Press Statement on Libya

The Members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the attack on a UN Convoy on 10 August 2019 in Benghazi. Those behind the attack should be identified and held accountable. The Members of the Security Council expressed their deepest sympathy and condolences to the families of the victims, and wished a speedy and […]

Stream boosts Start-ups at Summer Camp

Stream has successfully boosted the first batch of ideas and start-ups participating in its summer camp In a beautiful heartwarming event, Stream summer camp, an intensive 6-week business incubation and acceleration programme, has come to an end. The participants who came from 7 different Libyan cities expressed their feelings and talked about their experience in […]

Weekly Security Report from Whispering Bell

Advertising Feature Whispering Bell produces a 7-10 page report that covers the past week of political, security, and economic events that occurred within Libya, comprehensive data/risk collection, maps for country-wide security events, and includes forward-looking analysis on the political and security situation over the coming weeks. Please click here to download an edited version of […]

New Career Opportunities in Libya

By John Lee. The following career opportunities in Libya have been recently advertised: Integrated Protection Coordinator, International Rescue Committee (IRC) SaWC Case Worker, International Rescue Committee (IRC) MHPSS Project Manager &Technical Working Group Co-Chair, Humanity and Inclusion (HI) Special Assistant, Political Affairs, UNSMIL – United Nations Support Mission in Libya (Source: UN) (Picture: Finger pressing a new […]

Joint Statement on the Truce in Libya

Joint Statement by the Governments of France, Italy, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, and the United States on the Truce in Libya The following is the text of a joint statement by the governments of France, Italy, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, and the United States: The governments of France, Italy, […]

Facebook Removes Dubious Libya-focussed Accounts

By John Lee. Facebook has taken action to remove what it described as “coordinated inauthentic behavior in UAE, Egypt and Saudi Arabia“. Nathaniel Gleicher, the company’s Head of Cybersecurity Policy, said in a statement: “We removed 259 Facebook accounts, 102 Facebook Pages, five Facebook Groups, four Facebook Events and 17 Instagram accounts for engaging in […]

Addressing Accountability for Serious Crimes in Libya

Libya: addressing accountability for serious crimes and reform of the criminal justice system are key to peace, stability and justice – ICJ new report In a report released today on Libya’s criminal justice system, the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) said the United Nations, international actors and States must prioritize accountability for crimes under international […]