Tag Archives | Benghazi

Sirte Rapid City Profiling and Monitoring System

In support of the stabilization and development efforts in Libya, international partners and the United Nations agencies in Libya work together to strengthen the capacity of Libyan institutions to design, develop and implement social policies with a stronger community participation based on sound and quality evidence. The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) and the […]

Benghazi to host Oil and Gas Forum

The board of the National Oil Corporation (NOC) and Arabian Gulf Oil Company (AGOCO) have announced the launch of the Benghazi International Oil and Gas Forum and Exhibition. The international forum and exhibition will be held in Benghazi from October 9 to 11, 2018, and is principally sponsored by NOC. Local and International specialized oil […]

Franco-Italian group wins Contract for new NOC Buildings

By John Lee. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) and the French-Italian Artelia Group have signed a contract for the management of an ambitious development plan for Benghazi, including local offices for the NOC, further oil companies and governmental departments, as well as a hotel and conference complex. NOC chairman Mustafa Sanalla and Artelia executive director […]

New Entrepreneurship Campus Launched in Benghazi

By John Lee. The Tatweer Entrepreneurship Campus (TEC2020) has been launched in Benghazi by Tatweer Research, in partnership with UNDP Libya and the European Union (EU). It has been described as “an ambitious initiative to build the foundations of the entrepreneurial ecosystem Libya“; comments on social media include: “Thank you for restoring some enthusiasm and […]

Rebuilding Benghazi conference to be held in May

By John Lee. An International Conference and Exhibition for Rebuilding Benghazi will be held from 5th to 10th May, sponsored by the Tobruk-based House of Representatives, the eastern Central Bank of Libya (CBL), the Municipality of Benghazi, the Benghazi Chamber of Industry, Commerce and Agriculture, and the University of Benghazi. Among the aims of the […]

UN to Reopen Office in Benghazi

By John Lee. The UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has announced that it will reopen an office in Benghazi for the first time in years. Ghassan Salame told a meeting with tribal leaders and elders in the city: “We are preparing to reopen a UN office in Benghazi and I promise you to continue […]