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Workshops discuss Youth Development in Libya

UNICEF organized two workshops in parallel in Hammamet, Tunisia to discuss the role of municipalities in youth development and creating opportunities for active participation through the UNICEF-EU programme “Towards Resilience and Social Inclusion of Adolescents and Young People in Libya”. The first workshop included youth from 11 municipalities, while the other workshop was attended by […]

Dedicated Centre for Women in Obari

As people around the world celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8, the oasis town of Obari in South west Libya has some cause to celebrate. Work has begun on rehabilitating a part of the municipality building, now dedicated to setting up Markez Fetat-Obari or Girl Obari Centre, a Centre for supporting women in the […]

Business Plan Competition for Libyan SMEs

The Support to Libya for Economic Integration, Diversification and Sustainable Development (SLEIDSE) programme, a European Union funded programme, and Libya Enterprise, the national business support organization in Libya, open a business plan competition for small and medium enterprises in Libya until the 26 March 2017 to promote the creativity and innovation of businesses in Libya. […]

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 […]