Archive | Education & Training

Society for Libyan Studies – Grant Deadline Approaches

The Society for Libyan Studies offers a variety of different grant schemes to support primary research in Libya and the broader North African region (Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt, Niger, Mali, Chad, Sudan) and to explore connections between North Africa and the Mediterranean or sub-Saharan Africa. Research may take place within the region, or be UK-based, […]

Over 1,800 Police to be Trained in New Centres in Tripoli

Over 1,800 Police and Judicial Police Officers to be Trained in Newly Rehabilitated Centres in Tripoli The President of the Presidency Council of the Government of National Accord (GNA), Fayez al-Sarraj, and the Special Representative of Secretary-General and Head of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), Ghassan Salame, inaugurated today, three recently rehabilitated police […]

EU supports Training Program for Libyan Women

An EU-supported training program for women in the city of Misurata was concluded last week in the framework of the Libyan Women’s Support Project in the Public Sector, supported by the European Union in cooperation with the Ministry of Labor and Rehabilitation in the Government of Al-Wefaq and in coordination with UK-based Crown Agents. About […]

Training on Clinical Management of Sexual Violence Cases

IOM in Libya, in collaboration with UNFPA in Libya, and with the support of the Government of Finland, recently concluded a training workshop for the second batch of health care professionals. The three-day training workshop aims to increase the capacity of health care professionals on providing comprehensive clinical management to survivors of sexual violence including […]

NOC, BPMC re-open Al Samriyat School in Zawiya

The Al Samriyat School in Zawiya has been re-opened, following the completion of repairs by the National Oil Corporation (NOC) and Brega Petroleum Marketing Company (BPMC) – in accordance with NOC’s sustainable development framework in areas neighbouring oil facilities. The local population expressed their thanks for the initiative and appreciation of the repairs to an […]

TechWomen 2019: Apply now!

TechWomen brings emerging women leaders in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) from Africa, Central Asia and the Middle East together with their professional American counterparts for a mentorship and exchange program. TechWomen provides participants access to networks, resources, and knowledge to empower them to reach their full potential. During the five-week program, participants engage […]

Renewal of US-Libya Science and Technology Agreement

Renewal of U.S.-Libya Science and Technology Agreement Increases Opportunities for Youth and STEM Educators On November 15, the U.S. State Department hosted a signing ceremony in the Treaty Room in recognition of the ten-year renewal of the U.S.-Libya Science and Technology Cooperation Agreement. Present to sign the Agreement were Libyan Ambassador Wafa Bughaighis and Principal […]

LFJL launches its Research Fellows Programme

Lawyers for Justice in Libya (LFJL) has announced the launch of its new Research Fellows Programme, which will be an integral part of its Research and Capacity Building Programme. LFJL’s Research and Capacity Building Programme contributes to policy and civil society thinking on human rights, the rule of law, and justice issues in Libya. In […]