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Malta Trains Libyan Navy

The Times of Malta reports that a detachment of 46 officers and men from various sections of the Armed Forces of Malta has arrived in Libya on a training and relationship-building mission. The men, from Maritime Squadron, 1st Regiment and EOD operatives from the 3rd Regiment, will train the Libyans in diving, ship boarding and […]

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UK Supports Women’s Empowerment in Libya

The British Embassy in Tripoli is pleased to be funding a 14-month project with DCA to support women’s empowerment in Libya. The project started in March 2012 and is scheduled to run until May 2013. It focuses on providing training and mentoring to Libyan civil society organisations wishing to promote women’s participation in the political […]

India Could Offer Scholarships to Libyans

Tripoli Post reports that under its ITEC Programme, India says it could offer scholarships to Libyans in the IT, Banking, and SME development. During a meeting on Thursday with the Governor of the Central Bank of Libya, the Indian Ambassador to Tripoli, Mr. Anil Trigunayat (pictured), also discussed cooperation in the areas of information technology, […]

Civil Society Orgs Produce 1st Public Service Announcements

Four civil society organizations from the cities of Misrata, Tripoli and Sebha have received technical training in video production and public messaging, with a grant from the United States’ Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI). The six-week workshop is part of a comprehensive program, VOICE (Voter Ownership and Increasing Civic Participation), implemented by Creative Associates International […]

Libya,Germany Discuss Cooperation in Education and Research

Libya’s Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Naim Alghriani [Naeem Algherinay] (pictured), met the German ambassador to discuss cooperation between the two countries in the field of education and scientific research. According to the report from Libya Herald, the meeting took place at the National Commission for Scientific Research in Tripoli, and they discussed […]

A New Era Dawns for Business in Libya

By Maryann Maguire, Director of InterCultures. As Ramadan takes hold of Libya, everyone will be taking a long rest and reminiscing about the momentous events that have punctuated these past twelve months. From revolution to liberation and to the establishment of an interim transitional government, it has been a year of radical change. But the […]

Business Opportunities in Libya: Positive Outlook for Foreign Companies

There are extensive business opportunities in Libya for foreign companies even though the country still faces many challenges including endemic corruption and smuggling which accounts for 40 percent of GDP and is equivalent to the defence budget. This is of great concern to Libya’s neighbours and to Libya itself. That was the message from experts […]