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Yorkshire Firms to Learn of Libyan Opportunities

Former UK Ambassador to Libya, Richard Northern (pictured), will present a talk entitled Rebuilding Libya: Prospects For Business to the Hull and Humber Chamber of Commerce in East Yorkshire, United Kingdom, later this month He will be joined by Alan Fraser, Africa and Middle East Specialist at risk management company AKE Group Ltd, for the World Trade […]

Weekly Security Update

Projections Instability may increase throughout the country over the coming weeks, as the authorities continue to struggle to enforce law and order, particularly in rural areas and the south of the country. With elections approaching, the interim regime will be keen to demonstrate it has made some security gains and progress on the integration of […]

Weekly Security Review

Projections There is the risk of a further deterioration in security in Libya over the coming weeks and months. It is now clear that some threat groups do exist, although they lack the capacity to carry out major attacks. There is therefore an ongoing risk of further low level violence in major cities that could […]

Weekly Security Review

Projections The security situation in Tripoli will remain largely the same, although there is a risk of a slight deterioration in the lead up to parliamentary elections. Demonstrations are likely, with the potential for low-level violence, particularly if the elections are cancelled. Projections for the security environment in Benghazi are similar, although there are a […]

Weekly Security Review

 Projections Further violent incidents in Tripoli are expected, although the city will remain largely stable overall. As elections near there is likely to be a surge in the number of political demonstrations throughout the country, but mainly in major cities. Protests will focus on central squares, government buildings and hotels housing foreign media. Benghazi will […]

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Risk Management and Lessons Learned in Libya

The issue of energy security on a macro level (the security of supply) and on the micro level (the security of assets, infrastructure and personnel) are intrinsically linked.  Volatile security environments in oil and gas producing states can challenge real or perceived global supply security and place a security-risk premium on the per barrel price […]

Weekly Security Review

Projections Tripoli will remain calm, although as elections approach in the coming weeks there will be an increased risk of political demonstration in central areas of the city, and around government buildings and major hotels housing foreign media, who are likely to return in time for the polls. Benghazi will also remain calm overall, but […]