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Libya joins European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

Libya has joined the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) as its latest shareholder with a view to becoming a country where the Bank engages with investments and support for policy reforms. The North African country became a shareholder in the EBRD today when membership formalities were successfully concluded. This follows the Bank’s Board […]

The Rise of Women in Journalism

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) will host a discussion on the rise of women in journalism in the Arab World on Tuesday 1 March 2016 in London. At the event, a panel of Arab women reporters will discuss how they can change the face of journalism in their countries and beyond. This […]

EU May Impose Sanctions on Individuals

The Wall Street Journal reports that the European Union is considering imposing sanctions on several people connected with Islamist forces and who are alleged to opposed the Libyan peace process. High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini (pictured), the EU’s head of foreign policy, confirmed on Monday that the EU is looking into taking action against some individuals, […]

Libya becomes a Member of the EBRD

Libya has become a member of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), with a view to becoming an EBRD recipient country, which would enable Libya to benefit from the Bank’s investment programmes. The EBRD Board of Governors approved Libya’s membership on 15 May during the Bank’s Annual Meeting in Poland. Any decision to […]

EBRD to Vote on Membership for Libya

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) will hold its Annual Meeting in Warsaw on 14-15 May, just as geopolitical tensions are threatening the recovery in some of the larger economies where the Bank invests. Among the issues to be discussed is whether Libya should be admitted as a member of the Bank. The […]

Central Bank to join EBRD Convention

Libya Herald reports that the Central Bank of Libya (CBL) has initiated the process of joining the convention of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), following approval from the GNC for the move. The convention aims to providing technical support for countries experiencing economic and infrastructure transition. Under this initiative, the EBRD will […]

Libya Requests Assistance from EBRD

The President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), Suma Chakrabarti (pictured), has announced that Libya had requested technical assistance from the World Bank to support its economy. Although Libya is not a member of the EBRD, it reportedly received an invitation from the Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on the sidelines […]