Archive | Education & Training

Applications Open for 2020 MEPI Student Leaders Program

The US Embassy to Libya is accepting applications for the 2020 MEPI Student Leaders Program! What is the MEPI Student Leaders Program? The MEPI Student Leaders Program is a rigorous leadership program that offers 60 outstanding undergraduates and graduate students the opportunity to visit and learn in the United States. The program is approximately 5 […]

Kennedy-Lugar YES Program 2020-2021

The Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Program is a scholarship program funded by the U.S. Department of State and administered by AMIDEAST in countries throughout the Middle East and Northern Africa, including Libya. The YES Program provides scholarships to Libyan high school students between the ages of 15 and 18 to spend up to […]

EU helps set up e-Learning Centre in Libya

By John Lee. A new e-learning centre for school-aged youth was set up in Zintan by the Libyan CSO “Roaua” (Vision). This project is funded by the European Union, through EU Trust Fund (EUTF) and the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) in the framework of the programme “Support to Municipalities in […]

EU provides Teachers with Laptops and Training

By John Lee. During week three of the professional development programme for teachers from African community schools in the Libyan city of Sabha, funded by the European Union, the teachers received laptops and computer training. “I enjoy having a dedicated laptop to work on. I did not know about the functions and programs on the […]

EU-funded programme trains University Professors

By John Lee. The SLEIDSE programme, co-funded by the EU and France, offered a high-level international training in Entrepreneurship and Business Development Teaching to 6 Libyan University professors from Benghazi, Garyan, Misrata, Sabah, Tripoli and Zintan on 16-21 September in Tunis, Tunisia. This operational business education will be taught for free to 90 Libyan students […]

Conference on Enterpreneurship and Microenterprises

On 21st – 22nd September 2019, a joint conference on private sector development took place in Misrata in the framework of the project “Support to Libya for Economic Integration, Diversification and Sustainable Employment” (SLEIDSE), co-financed by the European Union (EU) and the French Government and implemented by Expertise France. The objective of this Misrata University […]

UNICEF Summer School for children in Tripoli

UNICEF launches summer school program for children in Tripoli The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has launched a summer school program for children in Tripoli, intended to compensate for missed school days in the capital. According to Xinhua, the program is supported by the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), and will run for eight weeks in […]

EU training Libyan Coastguard and Navy Officers

EU Naval Force fully involved in training Libyan Coastguard and Navy Officers In the framework of Libyan Coastguard and Navy training carried out by SOPHIA operation, the Italian Navy Training Centres in La Maddalena and Taranto host training courses to 78 Libyan Officers. The training modules on “Deck Officer Course”, “Mechanical Engineer Officer Course” and […]