Libyan Centre for Freedom of Press partners with RSF

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) and the Libyan Centre for Freedom of Press (LCFP) have signed a partnership agreement on cooperating to promote the freedom to inform in Libya. Under the agreement signed on 26 July, RSF and LCFP will work together to promote journalistic freedom, pluralism and independence and to protect journalists. The partnership will […]

UNDP, UNSMIL launch Media Campaign for Reconciliation

As part of its efforts to strengthen the participation of all Libyans in the process of reconciliation, the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) today launched the “Al-Solh Khair” (“Reconciliation is Good”) media campaign. This nationwide initiative aims to raise awareness among citizens about the importance played […]

Chevening Scholarships: Applications Now Open

Applications for 2019/2020 Chevening Scholarships are open between 12:00 BST on 6 August 2018 and 12:00 GMT on 6 November 2018. Applications for some Chevening Fellowships are also now open. Please read information on this page carefully prior to applying. Chevening Fellowship applications Information specific to your fellowship can be found on the fellowships’ programme page. Chevening Scholarship applications […]

Abducted Journalist found Bound and Shot Dead

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has condemned the killing of Libyan journalist Musa Abdul Kareem in Sabha, and urged the authorities responsible for the city to immediately investigate the circumstances of his death. Abdul Kareem, a local reporter and photojournalist, was abducted on July 31, and found dead later that day, according to the […]

Elham Education wins Seedstars Tripoli

On August 6th, during Seedstars Tripoli, Elham Inspire won the Libya round of Seedstars World and will represent the country at the Seedstars Summit in Switzerland to compete for up to USD 1 million in equity investment and other prizes. Seedstars World, the largest seed-stage startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes, brought […]

New Oil Tenders

By John Lee. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has advertised new tenders: Study, Treatment Or Radioactively Contaminated Equipment ar Nafoora, Arabian Gulf Oil Company (AGOCO) Technical Assistance Services  for Sulphur Solidification Plant, Mellitah Oil and Gas (Source: National Oil Corporation) (Picture: Call for tender written on a folder, from Olivier Le Moal/Shutterstock)

New Career Opportunities in Libya

By John Lee. The following career opportunities in Libya have been recently advertised: Project Officer (Shelter, Non-Food Items and Cash Response), IOM – International Organization for Migration Finance Assistant, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Human Resources & Admin Assistant, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Information Management Officer, UNICEF – United Nations Children’s Fund Reports Officer, UNICEF – United […]

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 […]