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55 Points Agreed at Berlin Conference

Joint Statement by the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, and the High Representative/Vice-President, Josep Borrell Fontelles The Berlin Conference on Libya brought together the most influential regional and international partners at this critical moment in the Libyan crisis. 55 points were agreed today by the attending countries and organisations. The participants […]

New Career Opportunities in Libya

By John Lee. The following career opportunities in Libya have been recently advertised: Child Survival & Development Officer, UNICEF – United Nations Children’s Fund Programme Associate (Monitoring), UNICEF – United Nations Children’s Fund MHPSS Technical Advisor, Première Urgence Internationale (PUI) Municipal Liaison Officer, Committed To Good (CTG) CTG HR Admin – Intern, Committed To Good (CTG) […]

EU expresses Strong Concern at Recent Developments

After the Turkish Parliament took the decision to authorise military deployments in Libya, the European Union expressed its strong concern on recent developments. “The EU reiterates its firm conviction that there is no military solution to the Libyan crisis. Actions supporting those who are fighting in the conflict will only further destabilise the country and […]

Libyan Militias “take EU Funds for Migrants”

Making misery pay: Libya militias take EU funds for migrants When the European Union started funneling millions of euros into Libya to slow the tide of migrants crossing the Mediterranean, the money came with EU promises to improve detention centers notorious for abuse and fight human trafficking. That hasn’t happened. Instead, the misery of migrants […]

EU supports SMEs through Libyan Banks

EU supports small and medium-sized enterprises through Libyan banks Within the EU4PSL project, a meeting was held on 20 December to establish founding units to support SMEs through Libyan banks. It took place at Expertise France office in Tunisia, in the presence of Dr. Mukhtar Al-Tawil, director of banking supervision, and representatives of Libyan banks: […]

Traineeship Open for Applications

Under the European Union (EU)-funded “Strengthening Local Capacities for Resilience and Recovery” project, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Toyota Libya are expanding their partnership to provide additional group of young Libyans with three-month vocational training on car maintenance and reporting, computer skills and English, among other disciplines. The partnership aims to help the […]

EUR 150m to Tackle Human Smuggling

The European Union – via the Emergency Trust Fund for Africa, North Africa Window – adopted four new migration-related actions totalling €147.7 million that will support Morocco in tackling human smuggling and irregular migration; improve the living conditions in Libyan communities and protect refugees and vulnerable migrants stranded in Libya through voluntary returns; and offer […]

Support to Libyan Municipalities: ISAL Kick-Off

Support to Libyan Municipalities : ISAL Program Kick-Off On 12 December 2019, CILG VNG International, in partnership with DRI, organized a kick-off event of the programme “Improved Service delivery and Accountability at Local level in Libya” (ISAL), funded by the European Union. “The delivery of social services is a key component of the work of […]