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90 projects in Libya Trained in Entrepreneurship

90 projects across 6 universities in Libya selected for the Joint Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Business Development In the framework of Support to Libya for Economic Integration, Diversification and Sustainable Development (SLEiDSE) programme, 90 projects across 6 universities were successfully selected for the Joint Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Business Development. Training sessions started on Monday […]

Civil Society Orgs to Support Women & Youth

Six Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) from across Libya are selected to build their capacity and support women & youth economic empowerment Based on a call for proposal for a capacity building program to support the role of youth and women in the Libyan economy that was announced September 2nd, 2019 for a month, 6 CSOs were selected. The […]

EU-funded Majalat supports Libyan Transparency Project

Out of 62 project proposals received following the call for projects launched last July, five national organizations from the Southern Mediterranean civil society were selected in relation to Majalat’s five priority themes to carry out Majalat-funded projects this month. These actions, which aim to deepen the national issues raised during the regional thematic workshops, will […]

Consultations on Unified and Transparent Libyan Institutions

Consultations on Unified and Transparent Libyan Energy and Economic Institutions U.S. and Libyan officials met in Washington to discuss specific measures to increase transparency and accountability of economic and energy institutions, support unified governance of sovereign institutions, and ensure stable financing for Libya’s energy sector. Participants reaffirmed the need for all sovereign institutions, including the […]

Libyan Govt Raises Kerosene Price

By John Lee. Libya’s internationally recognised government has said it was sharply increasing the price of kerosene for industrial and commercial use as a first step to reform costly fuel subsidies and tackle smuggling, Reuters reports. The price will rise to 0.85 Libyan dinars ($0.6) per litre, which is also the production cost, the economy […]

Sudan Closes Borders with Libya

By John Lee. Sudan’s Sovereign Council has ordered the closure of the country’s borders with Libya and the Central African Republic. Reuters says the order cited “unspecified security and economic ‘dangers‘”, while Anadolu Agency said it was to “prevent the smuggling of strategic goods“. Sudan is suffering from the scarcity of goods, high exchange rates […]

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 […]