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Nightmarish Detention for Migrants, Asylum Seekers

European Union policies contribute to a cycle of extreme abuse against migrants in Libya, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a report released on Monday. The EU and Italy’s support for the Libyan Coast Guard contributes significantly to the interception of migrants and asylum seekers and their subsequent detention in arbitrary, abusive detention in Libya. […]

EU Statement on the Resumed Fighting in Tripoli

Statement by the Spokesperson on the resumed fighting in Tripoli The resumed fighting in Tripoli is a worrying breach of the ceasefire brokered by the UN in September and of the subsequent security arrangements. We extend condolences to the families of the victims and wish a speedy recovery to the injured. We call on everyone […]

European Council adopts Conclusions on Libya

The Council adopted conclusions on Libya. The Council welcomes the outcome of the Conference for Libya hosted by Italy in Palermo on 12 and 13 November 2018, which followed the Paris Conference held on 29 May 2018. The Council states that the status quo in Libya is a prevalent source of instability and insecurity for […]

EU Delegation meets with General Haftar

Head of the EU Delegation to Libya Alan Bugeja has visited Benghazi where he had a lengthy meeting with General Commander of the Libyan National Army Khalifa Haftar in Rajma, covering the various aspects of the situation in the country, including the security situation as well as efforts to advance the political process. Ambassador Bugeja reiterated the EU’s […]

EU supports Training Program for Libyan Women

An EU-supported training program for women in the city of Misurata was concluded last week in the framework of the Libyan Women’s Support Project in the Public Sector, supported by the European Union in cooperation with the Ministry of Labor and Rehabilitation in the Government of Al-Wefaq and in coordination with UK-based Crown Agents. About […]

EUR 50m Programme for Basic Services in Libya

Italy, EU, UNDP and UNICEF partner with Presidential Council in €50 million programme to support basic services in 24 Libyan Municipalities Italy, the European Union, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) joined representatives of the Presidential Council (PC) and the Government of National Accord (GNA) in Tripoli for […]

EU, UN support provision of Services for Vulnerable People

This €50 million programme, funded by the EU will support 24 municipalities across the country in improving access to health, education, water and sanitation (WASH) and social services. UNDP and UNICEF will also work at the national level to generate data to inform decision-making and build the capacity of ministries and national partners. Today, 670,500 […]