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Stronger for Libya – the New Stabilization Facility

Libyan authorities, international community present Stabilization Facility Stronger for Libya Senior representatives of the Libyan Ministry of Planning, the international community, United Nations (UN) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) met today in Tripoli to present the new Stabilization Facility for Libya (SFL). The new strategy of the Facility includes narrowly-tailored local stabilization objectives and […]

Weekly Security Report from Whispering Bell

Advertising Feature Whispering Bell produces a 7-10 page report that covers the past week of political, security, and economic events that occurred within Libya, comprehensive data/risk collection, maps for country-wide security events, and includes forward-looking analysis on the political and security situation over the coming weeks. Please click here to download an edited version of […]

Force Majeure at Libya’s Largest Field

The National Oil Corporation (NOC) declared a state of force majeure at the Akakus-operated Sharara oil field as of Sunday, December 9, 2018. NOC prioritizes the safety of staff and is currently reviewing evacuation procedures following threats to their wellbeing, and the forced shutdown of the oilfield by the armed militia claiming attachment to the […]

Libya to Vaccinate all Children

By John Lee. Libya’s National Center for Disease Control (NCDC) is launching a national vaccination campaign against measles, rubella and polio. The campaign is being run in conjunction with the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF, and is scheduled to run from 8th to 15th December. The vaccination is available to all children in Libya. […]

EU Delegation meets with General Haftar

Head of the EU Delegation to Libya Alan Bugeja has visited Benghazi where he had a lengthy meeting with General Commander of the Libyan National Army Khalifa Haftar in Rajma, covering the various aspects of the situation in the country, including the security situation as well as efforts to advance the political process. Ambassador Bugeja reiterated the EU’s […]

Is Libya Finally Ready for Peace?

By Frederic Wehrey and Jalel Harchaoui. ity Libyans for the pageantry of their international summits. Over the years, at palaces, resorts, and hotels across several continents, the country’s factional leaders have met, shepherded by earnest-looking Western ministers and heads of state. Action plans are laid out and deadlines set. The participants emerge with verbal promises of […]

Training on Clinical Management of Sexual Violence Cases

IOM in Libya, in collaboration with UNFPA in Libya, and with the support of the Government of Finland, recently concluded a training workshop for the second batch of health care professionals. The three-day training workshop aims to increase the capacity of health care professionals on providing comprehensive clinical management to survivors of sexual violence including […]

Germany contributes EUR 1.3m to support Security in Libya

H.E. the Ambassador of Germany to Libya, Mr. Oliver Owcza, and United Nations Development Programme Country Director, Mr. Sultan Hajiyev, have signed an agreement whereby Germany will contribute 1.3 million euros to the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Policing and Security Joint Project. With the aim of […]