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Libyan Media Discuss Guidelines to curb Hate Speech

Building on the recommendations of the recent Madrid III meeting in June, Libyan media managers and journalists from across the country and the region are gathering for three days in the Tunisian capital to establish guidelines concerning hate speech. Once elaborated, the guidelines will be widely distributed to allow media outlets to introduce common standards, […]

Libyan Media in Times of Crises

UNESCO: The Role of Libyan Media and its Responsibility in times of Crises In discussions facilitated by UNESCO and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Spain, senior managers and owners from ten Libyan media outlets, including television, print, radio and online media based both inside the country and in the region have jointly […]

Draft PPP Law Announced

Libya Herald reports that a workshop on Public Private Partnerships (PPP) has taken place at the Corinthia Hotel in Tripoli. The workshop, entitled “Transition to a PPP model”, was organised by the Ministry of Housing and Utilities in association with international legal firm, Clyde & Co. The Minister of Housing and Utilities, Ali Sherief, said […]

Nokia Opens New Tripoli Office

Nokia Solutions and Networks (NSN) has opened a new office in Tripoli. The company’s Head of Middle East and Africa for NSN, Igor Leprince (pictured), said the opening was just the first step in delivering world-class mobile broadband to Libya: “NSN is committed to continuing its focus on Libya and to playing a strong role […]

Finnish know-how sought in Libya rebuilding

Finnish experts will soon start working in Libya to help the country get back on its feet after the civil war. Libya needs support in areas including border control, healthcare and forensic medicine. Post-war Libya faces the challenge of rebuilding and providing services to its citizens. Finland is pitching in at Libya’s request for expert […]

Finnish companies vying for new contracts in Libya

Libya, an oil-rich nation that recently got out of international isolation, is again hoping to attract Finnish companies to trade with the country. Paula Lehtomäki (Centre), Finland’s Minister for Foreign Trade and Development, is set to take representatives of more than 20 Finnish companies on an export promotion tour of Libya and Algeria during the weekend. […]