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UNMAS delivers Equipment to Libyan Forensic Police

UNMAS delivers specialized equipment for Device Scene Incident Management to Libyan Forensic Police The Libyan Forensic Police of the GNA Ministry of Interior received four sets of specialized equipment for Device Scene Incident Management (DSIM) for effective incident management, funded by the Government of Canada, in a ceremony held at the headquarters of the United […]

Europe “must act now to end Preventable Deaths in Libya”

From MSF: Europe must act now to end preventable deaths in Libya and at sea On 25 July, tragedy once again hit the Mediterranean. An estimated 150 people drowned whilst fleeing Libya. It brings this year’s toll in the Central Mediterranean Sea to at least 576 people. This entirely avoidable loss of life highlights the […]

EU Declaration on UN-Facilitated Political Process in Libya

Declaration by the High Representative Federica Mogherini on behalf of the EU on the support to the UN facilitated political process in Libya The European Union and its Member States are united in demanding that all Libyan parties commit to a permanent ceasefire and return to a UN facilitated political process. The European Union and […]

Video: Libya to Close Migrant Centres after Criticism

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Libya is to close three migrant and refugee detention centres after criticism from the UN over squalid conditions and inadequate food supplies. Two of the centres are in the coastal cities of Misrata 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 […]

UN Condemns Attacks on Mitiga Airport

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the UN Support Mission in Libya Ghassan Salame condemns the repeated indiscriminate shelling targeting Mitiga airport, the only indispensable functioning airport available for use by millions of civilians and for the delivery of humanitarian assistance in the greater Tripoli area. These attacks have continued unabated since […]

EU trains Libyan Navy on Diving

A training module on “Basic Ship’s Divers Course” for three Libyan trainees has been completed in the Navy Training Centre of Split (Croatia) on 19 July 2019. Managed by EUNAVFOR Med Operation Sophia and hosted by the Croatian Navy, the training module lasted five weeks and focused on diving procedures and techniques in order to […]

Operation Sophia trains Libyan Coastguards

The “Visit, Board, Search and Seizure” training module for 41 Libyan trainees ended on 19 July with the closing ceremony in the NATO Maritime Interdiction Operational Training Centre (NMIOTC) in Souda Bay, Crete (Greece). The three-week module consisted of both theoretical and practical lectures, including topics as International Human Rights, Basic First Aid and Gender […]