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Opening New Doors for Libyan Journalists

Enabled through UNESCO’s Regional Programmes that promote an enabling environment for freedom of expression, on Thursday 23 April 2015, twenty-six Libyan journalists celebrated their completion of an intensive communication and English skills training course at the British Council in Tunis to build their speaking and writing skills. Michael Croft, UNESCO’s representative to Libya, stated: “The […]

Opening New Doors for Libyan Journalists

Enabled through UNESCO’s Regional Programmes that promote an enabling environment for freedom of expression, thirty Libyan journalists currently residing in Tunisia have just started an intensive communication and English skills training course at the British Council in Tunis to build their speaking and writing skills. Lasting nine weeks until end April 2015, the course will […]

New Training to Boost UK Visa Success Rate

Libya Herald reports that the British Council in Libya is now offering training to local Libyan agents on the UK visa application processes Hundreds of potential students and tourists have their applications rejected due to errors, and many Libyans pay agents to help them through the process but some of these lack experience and can […]

Street Theatre Introduced to Libya

The EU, the British Council in Libya and the Libyan National Theatre are working together to introduce a new form of artistic expression in the Libyan art scene for the first time through the Libyan Street Theatre project. The project aims to raise the profile of Street Theatre in Libya by forging links with international […]

Calling All Libyan Businesswomen

By Padraig O’Hannelly. Although accounting for half the population, women in Libya remain underrepresented in business life. Organisations such as the Voice of Libyan Women, the British Council, and Libya Enterprise, among others, have run programmes specifically aimed at helping women to start and develop their own businesses. Yet, despite these initiatives, women-owned and women-run […]

British Universities Delegation in Tripoli

Representatives from 21 British universities arrived in Tripoli on Monday to investigate opportunities for collaboration with Libyan universities and colleges as well as with ministries and related educational and training departments. According to the report from Libya Herald, the 35-person delegation will be Libya until Thursday. Organised with the help of the British Council, the […]