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UN calls EU policy on Migrants in Libya ‘Inhuman’

UN human rights chief: Suffering of migrants in Libya outrage to conscience of humanity The UN Human Rights chief today expressed dismay at the sharp increase in the number of migrants held in horrific conditions at detention facilities in Libya, saying the European Union’s policy of assisting the Libyan Coast Guard to intercept and return […]

WHO delivers Trauma Kits to Derna

The World Health Organization (WHO) country office in Libya delivered on 1st November 2017 to Derna three (3) Trauma Kits which can treat more than 300 moderate and serious injuries. This kits were procured with financial assistance from European Union Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid (ECHO). The WHO would like to thanks the Libyan Red […]

New Career Opportunities in Libya

By John Lee. The following career opportunities in Libya have been recently advertised: ICT Assessment Consultant, International Foundation for Election Systems (IFES) Coordinator,  National Erasmus+ Office in Libya (NEO) (Sourcse: UN)

Creating a Model Police Station at Hai Al-Andalus

The Strengthening Local Capacity for Resilience and Recovery in Libya project of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), funded by the European Union, has concluded in partnership with the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), the EU Delegation to Libya, the EU Border Assistance Mission in Libya (EUBAM) and the EU Liaison and Planning […]

Libyan Technocrats Agree Principles to Protect Oil Sector

Key Libyan institutions and representatives have agreed a set of principles aimed at reinforcing existing legal protections for the National Oil Corporation (NOC). Representatives of Libya’s National Oil Corporation, the Governor of the Central Bank of Libya (CBL), tribal and municipal representatives, the United Nations, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), major international oil companies, diplomats […]

Video: 20% Fall in Migrants from Libya

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. The number of illegal migrants leaving Libya for Europe has fallen by 20 percent so far in 2017, the European naval force charged with stopping people trafficking in the Mediterranean says:

Red Crescent scales-up Psycho-Social Support

Red Crescent scales-up psycho social support to vulnerable populations In the framework of a European Union funded project for support to protection of vulnerable groups, internally displaced people in Libya will receive psychosocial support from Red Crescent volunteers to tackle the distress, loss and grief they have suffered from the on-going violence and conflict that […]

EU Renews Sanctions Against those Obstructing Peace

In view of the continuing instability and gravity of the situation in Libya, the European Union has extended the duration of its sanctions against Libya, targeting three persons for a period of six months. On 1 April 2016, the Council of the European Union imposed restrictive measures against Libya on three persons: Agila Saleh, president […]