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UNDP kicks off work in Ghat

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) started the rehabilitation of the Albirkht Medical Center in Ghat, as part of the “Strenthening Local Capacities for Recovery and Resilience” project funded by the European Union (EU). With the US$1.2 million allocated to Ghat, the EU-UNDP Resilience initiative has already started the process to provide the city with […]

What Future for Solar Power in Libya

By John Lee. Could solar power be the answer to Libya’s energy problems? The UN Development Programme (UNDP) has installed solar panels in 15 Libyan hospitals, and Austrian and Italian companies are also lending their expertise to the country’s development of and research on solar power. But writing in The New Arab, Austin Bodetti says […]

Disseminating Entrepreneurship Culture among Libyan Youth

EU contributes to disseminating entrepreneurship culture among youth The closing ceremony of Janzour Coding Academy Training of Trainers (ToTs) was held in Expertise France office in Tunis. The ToTs were selected from Janzour Municipality employees and were trained for 8 weeks. The activity aimed at disseminating entrepreneurship culture among the youth in Libya, a component […]

Building the Capacity of Civil Society

CALL FOR PROPOSAL Build Civil Society Organization (CSOs) capacity in order to support youth’s and women’s economic empowerment and start-up entrepreneurship This project funded by the European Union is implanted by Expertise France with a close cooperation of the Ministry of Planning. The Ministry of Planning is strongly involved in empowering the Civil Society Organizations […]

EU Helping Young and Women Entrepreneurs in Libya

EU funds programme to help young and women entrepreneurs develop their activities Have you heard about the first joint certificate in Entrepreneurship and Business Development for Libyan students and alumni who have a business idea? Watch the video to learn about this unique collaboration that helps diversify the Libyan economy by empowering women and young […]

Video: Young Successful Libyan Entrepreneurs

The EU Delegation to Libya has published on its Facebook page a video series entitled “My success story” showcasing stories of successful entrepreneurs across Libya. Ali Essaadi’s DOT project began with using Laser to carve on pens, notebooks and other things. Later on, he started manufacturing gifts and stationeries for companies. His future plans are […]

New US Ambassador to Libya is Confirmed

By John Lee. U.S. Ambassador Richard Norland assumed his duties as U.S. Ambassador to Libya on August 14, following his nomination by the U.S. President and confirmation by the U.S. Senate. The Ambassador welcomes the opportunity for dialogue with all Libyans. So far, he has appreciated the opportunity to present himself to GNA Prime Minister […]