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#OurLibya Photo Contest

Enter U.S. Embassy Libya’s “Our Libya” Photo Contest and show the world of beauty of Libya’s natural and cultural heritage through your lens! Libyan amateur and professional photographers are invited to participate in U.S. Embassy Libya’s “Our Libya” Photo Contest, which will showcase the beauty and diversity of Libya’s rich natural and cultural heritage.  Photographic […]

Air Malta may Resuming Libyan flights in 2019

By John Lee. Air Malta is reportedly considering resuming scheduled passenger flights to Libya in 2019. According to a report from Malta Independent, the proposed service may operate between Malta International Airport and Tripoli Mitiga. (Source: Malta Independent)

The Challenge of Primary Health Care in Libya

By Ernest Massiah, Moustafa Abdalla, and Kent Garber. Is there a doctor in the house? The challenge of primary health care in Libya Seven years of ongoing conflict have left the Libyan health system near collapse. Nearly 80 percent of foreign health workers who formed the core of the pre-2011 system have left. Recruitment of new […]

EUBAM-Libya becomes Civilian CSDP Mission

EUBAM-Libya becomes a fully-fledged Civilian CSDP Mission The Council has adopted a decision mandating the EU integrated border management assistance mission in Libya (EUBAM Libya) to actively support the Libyan authorities in contributing to efforts to disrupt organised criminal networks involved in smuggling migrants, human trafficking and terrorism. The mission was previously mandated to plan […]

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. […]

US Welcomes Conclusions of Conference Palermo

The United States welcomes the conclusions announced by the Government of Italy following the November 12-13 conference on Libya in Palermo, which brought Libyan and international leaders together to advance our shared goal of helping Libya’s institutions break their political deadlock and ensure a secure and prosperous future for all Libyans. We strongly support UN […]

Libyans with Disabilities discuss Improving their Lives

Ministry of Labor, UNDP gather Libyan authorities and persons with disabilities to discuss ways to improve their lives “No One Left Behind” is a new initiative to advocate for the rights of persons with disabilities in Libya. Today the Ministry of Labor with support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) brought together in Tripoli […]

UNICEF Airlifts Vaccines for Children in Libya

The third UNICEF-chartered plane has arrived at Mitiga airport, Tripoli, completing the delivery of a total 4.7 million doses of Measles, Rubella and Polio vaccines, as well as 2.75 million doses of Vitamin ‘A’ supplement, syringes and safety boxes. These supplies will be essential in Libya’s National Vaccination Campaign run in coordination with the World […]