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Latest Oil Tenders

By John Lee. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has advertised new tenders: Drilling & Rig Waste Collection, Mellitah Oil & Gas (Source: National Oil Corporation) (Picture: Call for tender written on a folder, from Olivier Le Moal/Shutterstock)

New Career Opportunities in Libya

By John Lee. The following career opportunities in Libya have been recently advertised: Protection Manager, International Rescue Committee (IRC) ECD Facilitator, International Rescue Committee (IRC) Integrated Protection Coordinator, International Rescue Committee (IRC) Project Manager, UNDP – United Nations Development Programme (Source: UN) (Picture: Finger pressing a new career start button from Olivier Le Moal/Shutterstock)

EU training Libyan Coastguard and Navy Officers

EU Naval Force fully involved in training Libyan Coastguard and Navy Officers In the framework of Libyan Coastguard and Navy training carried out by SOPHIA operation, the Italian Navy Training Centres in La Maddalena and Taranto host training courses to 78 Libyan Officers. The training modules on “Deck Officer Course”, “Mechanical Engineer Officer Course” and […]

UNDP kicks off work in Ghat

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) started the rehabilitation of the Albirkht Medical Center in Ghat, as part of the “Strenthening Local Capacities for Recovery and Resilience” project funded by the European Union (EU). With the US$1.2 million allocated to Ghat, the EU-UNDP Resilience initiative has already started the process to provide the city with […]

Another Conference on Libya? Enforce Arms Embargo Instead

By John Lee. Convening another conference on Libya is a recipe for continued political stagnation, unless it addresses concretely the issue of illegal arms imports, according to an opinion piece in The Hill. Ben Fishman is a senior fellow at The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, argues that the 2011 arms embargo remains in […]

What Future for Solar Power in Libya

By John Lee. Could solar power be the answer to Libya’s energy problems? The UN Development Programme (UNDP) has installed solar panels in 15 Libyan hospitals, and Austrian and Italian companies are also lending their expertise to the country’s development of and research on solar power. But writing in The New Arab, Austin Bodetti says […]

Disseminating Entrepreneurship Culture among Libyan Youth

EU contributes to disseminating entrepreneurship culture among youth The closing ceremony of Janzour Coding Academy Training of Trainers (ToTs) was held in Expertise France office in Tunis. The ToTs were selected from Janzour Municipality employees and were trained for 8 weeks. The activity aimed at disseminating entrepreneurship culture among the youth in Libya, a component […]

Libyan Finances Ahead of Plan for Jan-Aug Period

By John Lee. Libya’s total revenues were 1.1 billion Libyan dinars ($800 million) ahead of budget for the first eight months of the year, according to a statement from the Central Bank of Libya (CBL) on Monday. Oil revenues were 2.6 billion dinars ahead at 20.2 billion dinars, with all other revenue sources being below […]