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US, Denmark support Local Elections Processes

At a ceremony in Tunis on October 4, the United States Government and the Government of Denmark announced their joint support to strengthen Libya’s electoral processes. The Government of Denmark through the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs is contributing Danish Kroner (DKK) 6,540,000 (approximately $1 million USD) to the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) […]

New Insulin Supply Renews Hope for Diabetic Libyans

IOM, the UN Migration Agency, in close collaboration with World Health Organization (WHO) and the Libyan Ministry of Health, has assisted seven municipalities in Libya with a supply of much needed insulin with the support and funding of the Italian Government. According to WHO, 13.7 per cent of Libyans are diabetic, and the availability of […]

Statement by African Union Commission on Libya

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, has learned with concern the latest developments in the oil crescent in Libya. The Chairperson of the Commission would like to reaffirm the AU profound convection that the natural resources of Libya belong to all Libyan people. He calls upon all Libyan stakeholders to avoid […]

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NOC Declares Force Majeure at 2 more Terminals

The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has declared force majeure on crude oil loadings at Hariga (pictured) and Zuetina oil terminals at 1100 on Monday 2 July, 2018. This suspension of obligations is in addition to the state of force majeure at the Ras Lanuf and Es Sider terminals. Despite warning from NOC of the consequences […]

From RPGs to SDGs and Beyond

Sultan Hajiyev, UNDP Country Director in Libya. The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) aim at resolving the social, economic and environment problems troubling the world. The value and importance of the SDGs for the UNDP is self-evident for those familiar with who we are and what we do. Everything we do should contribute to the […]

EU, Deutsche Welle support Libyan Cmte for Elections

The European Union (EU) andGermany’s Deutsche Welle Akademie support the Libyan Central Committee for Municipal Council Elections (CCMCE) in the development of communication guidelines Libya’s Central Committee for Municipal Council Elections is facing busy times: Local councils were elected for a four-year term, mainly in 2013 and 2014, which means that in many municipalities, elections […]

New Initiative to Enhance Security in Libya’s Oil Sector

The National Oil Corporation (NOC) is implementing new measures to enhance industrial security in Libya’s oil sector, following a meeting between security directors from NOC and ten international oil companies (IOCs). Among those attending the meeting were directors of NOC industrial security departments, Zulaf Libya Company, and IOC’s including OMV, Schlumberger, Repsol, Wintershall, the Polish […]

EU contributes EUR 5m to enhance Electoral Capacities

Her Excellency Ms. Bettina Muscheidt, Head of the European Union (EU) Delegation to Libya, and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Country Director to Libya, Mr. Sultan Hajiyev, signed an agreement at the UNDP Libya office in Tunis, by which the EU donates 5 million euros to the United Nations integrated electoral assistance project “Promoting Elections […]