Archive | Education & Training

Germany, UNICEF cooperate to support Vulnerable Children

The German Government commits EUR 9.8 million to UNICEF to support at least 30,000 vulnerable children and their families in Libya with child protection, education, water and sanitation services over the next four years. This announcement represents the fourth phase of funding that Germany has provided to UNICEF Libya over recent years. Totalling over EUR […]

New Entrepreneurship Campus Launched in Benghazi

By John Lee. The Tatweer Entrepreneurship Campus (TEC2020) has been launched in Benghazi by Tatweer Research, in partnership with UNDP Libya and the European Union (EU). It has been described as “an ambitious initiative to build the foundations of the entrepreneurial ecosystem Libya“; comments on social media include: “Thank you for restoring some enthusiasm and […]

EU Provides EUR 7.8m to SLEIDSE

The European Union proudly provides 7.8 million Euros for the Support to Libya for Economic Integration, Diversification and Sustainable Development (SLEIDSE). Recent press reports on EU funding the 3rd Libya Start Up Expo are imprecise, as the fund is solely provided for SLEIDSE. The participation of SLEIDSE in the Expo is a support for the […]

Bomb-Disposal Personnel Graduate

More than 50 Libyan explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) personnel from the Ministry of Defense and Ministry of Interior recently graduated from a training program to safely dispose of explosive hazards, including Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs). The US Embassy in Libya said in a statement that it is proud to support this training alongside generous funding […]

Fulbright Foreign Student Program 2018

The U.S. Embassy Libya, in cooperation with AMIDEAST Libya, is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for master’s degree studies in the United States under the J. William Fulbright Scholarship Program. This program enables Libyan students to study for up to two years, starting from the fall of 2019, towards a Masters […]

Training of Trainers Workshop for Capacity Building

Training of Trainers Workshop for Capacity Building on Hinari Access to Research for Health Programme On 19 February 2018, the World Health Organization (WHO) with financial support from the European Union started five day capacity building on HINARI Access to Research for Health Programme: Training Workshop, “Training of Trainers” for 26 participants representing 13 hospitals. […]

Opportunity for Libyan Entrepreneurs

Apply to become a Professional Fellow in the Fall 2018 Program The Professional Fellows Program (PFP) for the Middle East and North Africa is a fully funded 6-week program (including a 4-week fellowship placement) in the U.S. for young professionals committed to empowering their communities through innovation and entrepreneurship, socially responsible businesses, and workforce development. […]