Tag Archives | Denmark

Libya Falls in Ease of Doing Business Index

By John Lee. Libya has been ranked 186th out of 190 countries in the World Bank‘s recent Doing Business 2019 report, down from 185th place the previous year. Top of the list were New Zealand, Singapore and Denmark, with last place going to Somalia, just behind Eritrea and Venezuela. Iran ranked 128th, with Iraq 171st. Doing […]

US, Denmark support Local Elections Processes

At a ceremony in Tunis on October 4, the United States Government and the Government of Denmark announced their joint support to strengthen Libya’s electoral processes. The Government of Denmark through the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs is contributing Danish Kroner (DKK) 6,540,000 (approximately $1 million USD) to the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) […]

Netherlands Supports DCA’s Emergency Response in Derna

The Government of the Kingdom of the Netherlands will support DanChurchAid (DCA)‘s Libya’s Humanitarian Mine Action programme to deliver a 12-month intervention to contribute to human security in and around the city of Derna in Libya. A total of 50,000 square meters of priority residential, utility supply, medical and educational sites will be handed back […]

200+ Tonnes of Explosive Remnants of War Destroyed

At the end of January 2018, the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) completed phase one of its initiative to destroy Explosive Remnants of War (ERW) which have been endangering the lives of Misratan communities, and of the wider Libyan population. More than 200 tonnes of ERW were successfully eliminated with the support of the […]

Libya Rises (Slightly) in Ease of Doing Business Index

By John Lee. Libya has been ranked 185th out of 190 countries in the World Bank‘s recent Doing Business 2018 report, up from 188th place the previous year. Top of the list were New Zealand, Singapore and Denmark, with last place going to Somalia, just behind Eritrea and Venezuela. Iraq ranked 168th, with Iran 124th. Doing Business […]

New Career Opportunities in Libya

By John Lee. The UN has advertised new career opportunities in Libya: Consultancy Services for Third Party Monitoring, Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Field Security Associate, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) (Source: UN)

DRC Vacancy: Head of Programme, Tunisia and Libya

By John Lee. The Danish Demining Group (DDG) is looking for a highly experienced and qualified Mine Action Head of Programme (HoP) to oversee the DDG Programme in Libya with a focus on building national capacities as well as on growing the resources and scope of the programme. DDG is part of Danish Refugee Council […]

DCA gets Dutch Grant for work in Libya

DanChurchAid (DCA) has been granted one million Euro from the Dutch government for its work to save lives and secure safe movement in Libya. As soon as the guns are silenced in the Libyan city of Sirte and government troops reclaim the city from the Islamic State group (IS, ISIS, ISIL Daesh), DanChurchAid has said […]