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Work may resume on Sirte-Benghazi Railway

By John Lee. Libya Herald reports that Russia and Libya’s Government of National Accord (GNA) have agreed to set up a “Libyan Russian Business Council” to restart stalled Russian projects, including the 554-kilometre Sirte-Benghazi railway. The announcement came following a meeting in Moscow between GNA President Fayez Serraj and Russia’s Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich, […]

The Stabilization Facility for Libya (SFL) Explained

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has issued the following helpful primer on the Stabilization Facility for Libya (SFL): Quick Facts: Grantee: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Program Duration: October 2016–September 2017 Total Donor Funding Pledged: $31 million USAID Contribution: $2 million Description:  Stabilization Facility for Libya (SFL) supports the Libyan Government of National […]

UNICEF, Govt sign Seven-Year Framework of Cooperation

UNICEF and Ministry of Local Government sign a seven year framework of cooperation The Minister of Local Government, H.E. Mr. Badad Abduljalil has signed with UNICEF Libya Special Representative Dr. Ghassan Khalil, a seven-year Framework of Cooperation to support UNICEF’s work with municipalities in health, education, child protection, water and sanitation and youth programming. During […]

$151m needed for Life-Saving Assistance for Libya in 2017

Humanitarian community calls for us$151 million to provide life-saving assistance for Libya in 2017 The 2017 Humanitarian Response Plan for Libya seeks US$151 million to address the most critical life-saving needs of 940,00 people. The plan addresses the needs of the internally displaced, returnees, most vulnerable non-displaced Libyans, migrants, refugees and asylum-seekers in urgent need […]

UK Increases Contribution to Stabilization Facility for Libya

The United Kingdom has committed an additional financial contribution to the Stabilization Facility for Libya (SFL) which will fund urgent and vital projects to support the people of Sirte. SFL, which is an initiative of the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) delivered by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and supported by the International […]

Italy Provides Aid to Tripoli and Misrata

Italy’s Ambassador-Designate to Libya, Giuseppe Perrone, and the Special Envoy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for Libya, Giorgio Starace, travelled to Tripoli and Misrata last week while a delivery of 3 tonnes of medicines and medical aids carried by an Italian Air Force C-130 was being made to the two Libyan cities. The material […]