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WHO delivers Trauma Kits to Derna

The World Health Organization (WHO) country office in Libya delivered on 1st November 2017 to Derna three (3) Trauma Kits which can treat more than 300 moderate and serious injuries. This kits were procured with financial assistance from European Union Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid (ECHO). The WHO would like to thanks the Libyan Red […]

Basic Services are Key to Stabilizing Libya

By Noura Hamladj, UNDP Libya Country Director. Originally published here. The call was grim and urgent. Worsening power cuts had knocked out electricity at a hospital in southern Libya, leaving kidney patients without the dialysis that was keeping them alive. After losing two patients, hospital staff phoned UNDP in despair. The answer was convincing: solar […]

WFP Provides Food in Sabratha

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has started providing vital food assistance to families who have been displaced by clashes between armed groups in western Libya’s Sabratha. The area has recently experienced an upsurge of conflict. Since the end of September, more than 15,000 people have moved to nearby cities and quieter areas of […]

Greek Firm in $400m Libya Deal

An agreement to carry out the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for a new power plant in Tobruk, Libya, has been signed between the Greek companyh Mytilineos and the General Electricity Company of Libya (GECOL). The agreement was signing at a special ceremony in Tripoli, in the presence of the CEO of GECOL, Mr. […]

Italy supporting Conflict-Affected Children in Libya

Italy and UNICEF Reaffirm their Commitment to Support Conflict Affected Children in Libya The Government of Italy has contributed Euro 1,000,000 to UNICEF in Libya to support a multi-sectoral programme to enhance the quality and delivery of services for conflict-affected children and their families. The programme will focus on vulnerable children living in under-served areas […]

Training of Trainers on Public Policies

UNESCO has recently organized a “training of trainers on Public policies” in Tunis, Tunisia, as part of the Net-Med Project funded by the European Union and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). The workshop involved the participation of 10 young men and women who are active in their communities in Libyan various parts of Libya […]

New Tenders from GECOL

By John Lee. The General Electricity Company of Libya (GECOL) has advertised new tenders: Transformer Oil Insulator Washing Equipment On-Line DGA Monitor Dead Tank Compact (Source: GECOL)