Archive | Education & Training

New Community Stabilization Committees in Southern Libya

IOM Libya’s community stabilization programme, Together We Build, has convened Community Management Committees (CMC) in Sabha and Al Qatrun, southern Libya, to discuss the programme’s achievements and challenges in 2016, and to plan for 2017. During the two two-day meetings (30-31/01 and 06-07/02), IOM and CMCs addressed challenges encountered in 2016 and the importance of […]

Kikla receives Additional Assistance

The Ministry of Planning of the Government of National Accord (GNA) handed over two ambulances, two generators and 60 computers to the municipality in Kikla, part of a relief package to improve basic services there. Kikla, a small city in western part of Libya, numbers about 10,000 people. “Residents have already started to return to […]

Protection Training on IDPs in Libya

UNHCR is conducting Protection Training on Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Libya The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Libya is hosting a Protection Training session on 24 – 27 January 2017. The main objective for these four-day activities is to enhance coordination on protection of IDPs among UN agencies, […]

Sirte University plans to Reopen

By John Lee. Libya Herald reports that the Directors of Sirte University have held a meeting in Tripoli to look at reopening the university’s eleven faculties, which specialise in agriculture, science and engineering. The university was forced to suspend operations when the town was taken over by Islamic State (IS, ISIS, ISIL, Daesh) terrorists in […]

UNICEF, Govt sign Seven-Year Framework of Cooperation

UNICEF and Ministry of Local Government sign a seven year framework of cooperation The Minister of Local Government, H.E. Mr. Badad Abduljalil has signed with UNICEF Libya Special Representative Dr. Ghassan Khalil, a seven-year Framework of Cooperation to support UNICEF’s work with municipalities in health, education, child protection, water and sanitation and youth programming. During […]

Technical Coordination meeting on Saving Lives at Sea

IOM, UNHCR hold technical coordination meeting on saving lives at sea The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) last week organized a technical coordination meeting for Libyan partners on Rescue at Sea Operations, held in Tunis. The coordination meeting was organized within the framework of the established […]

Workshop on Gender-Based Violence (GBV)

UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund’s Libya Office, in collaboration with The Ministry of Social affairs of Libya, organized a workshop entitled “Training of Trainers on managing GBV survivors for social services providers.” A total of 17 participants from the Libyan Ministry of Social Affairs from different municipalities (Tripoli, Sabha, Misrata, Oujla, Oubary, Albayda, Ghat, […]