Tag Archives | Switzerland

Glencore “Loses Exclusive Rights” to Sarir & Messla Oil

By John Lee. Glencore has reportedly lost its exclusive marketing rights for the Sarir and Messla oil export grades. Sources told Reuters that since the end of 2018 anyone can buy these grades, and that both Shell and BP have taken some. The Switzerland-based commodities giant originally won the rights to in late 2015, when […]

Refinery to be Relocated from Switzerland to Southern Libya

Within the framework of ongoing efforts by the National Oil Corporation (NOC) to address the southern fuel crisis, and the creation of projects to bring new employment opportunities and economic benefit to the region, NOC and Zalaf Oil & Gas Exploration and Production Co, have reviewed studies relating to the relocation of the Collombey refinery […]

Swiss Banking Software Firm to supply Libyan Bank

Swiss-based banking software company Temenos has announced that Alejma’a Alarabi Bank, one of the largest private banks in Libya, has chosen Temenos T24 Core Banking to renovate its IT infrastructure. The bank chose T24 Core Banking, and also opted for a host of additional solutions including Islamic banking capabilities, Temenos Analytics & Reporting, Temenos Financial […]

UK signs contract with Free Fields Foundation

By John Lee. The UK’s Ambassador to Libya, Frank Baker, has signed a contract with Libyan NGO Free Fields Foundation (3F), in a joint UK–Swiss funded campaign to raise awareness of the dangers posed by explosive remnants of war (ERW). According to 3F, its aim is to eventually eliminate the social, economic and environmental impact […]

Seedstars Tripoli: Finding the Best Start-Up in Libya

On August  6th, 10 of Libya’s best seed-stage startups will compete to represent the country at the Seedstars Summit in Switzerland and win up to USD 1 million in equity investments and other prizes. The first Seedstars competition in Tripoli is marked by the excitement and commitment of Seedstars and its partners in investing in […]

EU contributes EUR 5m to enhance Electoral Capacities

Her Excellency Ms. Bettina Muscheidt, Head of the European Union (EU) Delegation to Libya, and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Country Director to Libya, Mr. Sultan Hajiyev, signed an agreement at the UNDP Libya office in Tunis, by which the EU donates 5 million euros to the United Nations integrated electoral assistance project “Promoting Elections […]

Small Arms and Light Weapons National Awareness Day

UNMAS supports Libyan Women to organize the first Small Arms and Light Weapons National Awareness Day in Libya A cohort of Libyan women, trained by UNMAS on Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) Risk Awareness, organized the first SALW National Awareness Day in Libya where they raised awareness on small arms and light weapons risks […]