Fleet of Ambulances Transferred to Sirte

Ambulances transferred to Sirte aim to improve access to critical healthcare services The President of the Presidential Council of Libya HE Fayez Al-Sarraj, met with Ms Maria do Valle Ribeiro, Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary General and UN Resident Coordinator (UNSMIL) for Libya, in Tripoli, who handed over titles for ten ambulances for Sirte. […]

EU should support Local Authorities to deal with Migration

Committee of Regions backs recommendations that EU should support local authorities in Libya to deal with migration-related issues At the 13th meeting of its Commission for Citizenship, Governance, Institutional and External Affairs (CIVEX), the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) gave its preliminary support for an opinion that sets out recommendations on how European regions […]

NET-MED Youth members meet EU Officials

The arrival of spring for members of the EU-funded NET-MED Youth has been marked by quite a few high-level meetings with European Union officials, including the EU High Representative for foreign affairs Federica Mogherini. Late March, Khadija Ali, NET-MED Youth National Project Officer in Libya, met several representatives of the European External Action Service (EEAS), the […]

GardaWorld Weekly Security Report

GardaWorld, a global leader in comprehensive security and risk management, has made its weekly security report available to Libya Business News readers. Prepared by GardaWorld’s Risk Analysis Team in the country, this essential report includes short- and medium-term outlooks on the security situation, reports and commentary on recent significant events, and a detailed overview of […]

New App for People with Disabilities in Libya

By John Lee. Wosoul, a Libyan-based NGO that advocates for more rights for people with disabilities, has announced a new website and phone app developed to help those who are disabled. The organisation aims to build an interactive map where people with disabilities can easily find accessible places around them and rate these places. The […]

Libya, Uganda in Legal Row over Telecom Company

By John Lee. Africanews reports that the Libyan government has warned the Ugandan government over its move last month to repossess the Libyan government’s shares in Uganda Telecom Limited (UTL). Libya’s state-owned UCom had held 69-percent of the shares in UTL since 2010, with the Ugandan state owning the remaining 31 percent; the Libyan Post, […]

Jigsaw Special Projects in Libya

UK-based Jigsaw Special Projects has announced that it will be working with Expertise Consultancy in Libya providing emergency medical support and MEDEVAC. In a statement, the company said: As subject matter experts in our field, we are able to provide both individuals and organisations with the clinical skill and equipment necessary to operate effectively and […]

Stabilization Facility for Libya (SFL) Updates on Progess

The intensification of the conflict in Libya since 2014 caused significant loss of life and displacement across the country. Critical infrastructure was damaged, disrupting basic services such as water, sanitation and electricity supply. Launched in April 2016, the Stabilization Facility for Libya (SFL) aims to bridge the critical period of transition from humanitarian relief to […]