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Supporting Resilience 36 Libyan Municipalities

The European Union, the Ministry of Local Governance and UNDP support resilience and recovery in 36 municipalities across Libya The Ministry of Local Governance, the European Union (EU), and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) agreed today at the Third Steering Committee of the “Strengthening Local Capacities for Resilience and Recovery” project to provide better […]

Closing Conference of EU-Funded Environmental Project

By John Lee. WWF North Africa organised the closing conference of the project “Enabling Libyan NGOs to shape the future of the New Libyan Democracy (ELNLD)” funded by the European Union and the MAVA Foundation for Nature Conservation. The conference was attended by over 20 environmental Libyan NGOs from different parts of Libya, the Civil […]

MSF warns of Healthcare Emergency in Libya

By John Lee. Staff from Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) (Doctors Without Borders), who were recently granted access to two detention centres in Libya, found what they say was “a catastrophic medical situation among the people detained there“. The situation in Zintan and Gharyan detention centres, located south of Tripoli, in the Nafusa Mountains, is consistent […]

Five EU-funded Projects in Libyan Health Sector

With the ongoing conflict in Tripoli, the needs of the Libyan health sector are as urgent as ever. In that context, on Wednesday 19th June 2019 the European Union (EU) and the Libyan Ministry of Health officially launched five new EU-funded projects to support the Libyan health sector. The projects cover a broad spectrum of […]

EUR50m Programme to support Basic Services

By John Lee. EU takes part in Steering Committee meeting of €50 million programme to support basic services provision across Libya The European Union, the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) met on 20 June in Tripoli, Libya, for the second meeting […]

Supporting the needs of Libya’s Health Workers

Treating HIV: supporting the needs of Libya’s health workers To track and monitor the health status of people who are living with HIV/AIDS, WHO is giving Libya’s health care system the tools it needs. In June 2019, WHO Libya provided IT equipment, including servers and software, to the National Center for Disease Control and the […]

Closure of Local Governance Programme

Closure of the Libya Local Governance and Stabilization EU Programme The closing conference of the Libya Local Governance and Stabilization Program entitled “Efficient Municipalities for Prosperous Cities” was held on 12 June. This program is funded by the European Union and supported by the Government of the Netherlands. Attended by representatives of local authorities and […]

Italy gives UNICEF in Libya EUR 2m

By John Lee. The Italian foreign ministry has reportedly approved 2 million euros in funds from the Africa Fund to UNICEF for child protection in Libya. Part of the funds will be used to improve the hygiene and healthcare conditions in the Tripoli area, according to a report from ANSAmed. The project provides for the […]