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Libya wins Compensation Lawsuit filed by Turkish Firm

By John Lee. Libya has reportedly won an international lawsuit against Turkey’s TAV Airports Holding Company, which had been demanding compensation of 80 million euros (93 million U.S. dollars) for alleged violation of legal obligations following the suspension of construction at Sabha International Airport in southern Libya. According to Xinhua, the International Chamber of Commerce […]

Sirte Rapid City Profiling and Monitoring System

In support of the stabilization and development efforts in Libya, international partners and the United Nations agencies in Libya work together to strengthen the capacity of Libyan institutions to design, develop and implement social policies with a stronger community participation based on sound and quality evidence. The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) and the […]

Enhancing the Agriculture Sector’s Resilience to Crop Pests

FAO and IOM enhance Libya’s Agriculture Sector’s Resilience to Crop Pests 29 participants from Libya are attending a five day “Training of Trainers” exercise for better management and control of the current date palm green pit-scale insect (palmaspis phoenicis) outbreak. This emergency project is implemented by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and […]

Italy supporting Conflict-Affected Children in Libya

Italy and UNICEF Reaffirm their Commitment to Support Conflict Affected Children in Libya The Government of Italy has contributed Euro 1,000,000 to UNICEF in Libya to support a multi-sectoral programme to enhance the quality and delivery of services for conflict-affected children and their families. The programme will focus on vulnerable children living in under-served areas […]

Libyan Municipalities Plan to Communicate about Hope

Seven communications officers from Kikla, Obari, Sabha and Sirte municipalities has completed a specialized training in strategic communication held in Tripoli from 14 to 17 August. Organized by the Stabilization Facility for Libya project (SFL), led by Government of National Accord (GNA) and implemented by UNDP, the four-day workshop brought the participants the opportunity to […]

New Community Stabilization Committees in Southern Libya

IOM Libya’s community stabilization programme, Together We Build, has convened Community Management Committees (CMC) in Sabha and Al Qatrun, southern Libya, to discuss the programme’s achievements and challenges in 2016, and to plan for 2017. During the two two-day meetings (30-31/01 and 06-07/02), IOM and CMCs addressed challenges encountered in 2016 and the importance of […]

Afriqiyah Airways Flight Hijacked, Diverted to Malta

JGO Libya Security Incident Alert UPDATE: The hijackers of Libyan Afriqiyah Airways flight 8U 209 surrendered in Malta. All passengers and crew are safe. Libyan Afriqiyah Airways Flight 8U 209 was hijacked and diverted to Malta midday 23nd Dec 2016 with 118 passengers on board. The aircraft isolated at Malta International Airport at this time. […]

Developing Local Healthcare Services in Libya

Portuguese city leads ARLEM-backed effort to develop local health-care services in Libya The Portuguese city of Vila Real de Santo António organised a set of workshops, debates and study visits on health care services on 1-3 September for 12 Libyan experts and politicians in response to a call for support that Libyan mayors channelled through […]