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UNMAS delivers Equipment to Libyan Forensic Police

UNMAS delivers specialized equipment for Device Scene Incident Management to Libyan Forensic Police The Libyan Forensic Police of the GNA Ministry of Interior received four sets of specialized equipment for Device Scene Incident Management (DSIM) for effective incident management, funded by the Government of Canada, in a ceremony held at the headquarters of the United […]

Libyan Police Officers Complete UNMAS Training in Ukraine

Libyan Forensic Police Officers Complete UNMAS Training on Device Scene Incident Management in Kiev, Ukraine The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS), with the generous support of the Government of Canada, successfully concluded a three-week training course on Device Scene Incident Management (DSIM) for Libyan Forensic Police Officers from the Libyan Ministry of Interior’s Criminal […]

Suncor gets $264m Insurance Gain on Libyan Assets

By John Lee. Profits at Canada’s Suncor’s have benefitted from an insurance gain of $264 million on its assets in Libya. According to a statement from the company: “During the first quarter of 2019, the company received $363 million in insurance proceeds for its Libyan assets ($264 million after‑tax). The proceeds may be subject to […]

SNC-Lavalin settles Class Actions over Libya Bribery

Canada’s SNC-Lavalin has announced that it has, subject to required court approvals, reached a settlement agreement in relation to class actions in Quebec and Ontario filed in 2012 on behalf of security holders. The Actions were brought pursuant to the secondary market civil liability provisions in various Canadian securities statutes. The Company has contributed $88M […]

International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action

UN, Canada and UK mark the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action The Canadian Embassy hosted an event under the theme “Advancing Protection, Peace and Development” to celebrate the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action. The event, organized in partnership with the United Nations Mine Action Service […]

Two Italians and Canadian freed in Libya

By John Lee. Two Italians and a Canadian who were kidnapped in southern Libya in September have been released. Technicians Bruno Cacace and Danilo Calonego, and Canadian national Frank Poccia, were freed Friday and flown to Italy over the weekend. They had been abducted on the road linking Tahala and Ghat, while working for the Italian […]

3 Foreign Workers Kidnapped in Ghat

By John Lee. Two Italians and a Canadian are reported to have been kidnapped in southwestern Libya on Monday. The men, who were abducted on the road linking Tahala and Ghat, were working for the Italian construction company CON.I.COS (Contratti lnternazionali Costruzioni S.p.A). The company is currently working on a project to re-pave Ghat Airport […]