Tag Archives | Switzerland

Libya Experts Forum discusses Social Protection

The Libya Experts Forum discusses proposal for a national framework on social protection The fifth meeting of the Libya Experts Development Cooperation Forum has concluded, bringing together Libyan academics, policy makers, prominent experts, entrepreneurs from across Libya, including members of the House of Representatives (HoR) and the international community. The meeting – which was opened […]

Glencore “Extends Libyan Oil Deal”

By John Lee. Reuters reports that Swiss-based commodities giant Glencore has extended a deal with the National Oil Corporation (NOC) to be the sole marketer of one third of the country’s current crude oil production. In late 2015, Glencore reached an exclusive deal with the National Oil Corporation (NOC) to take all exports of the […]

Rehabilitation Approved for Benghazi, Obari and Kikla

Stabilization Facility for Libya Approves Rehabilitation Packages for Benghazi, Obari and Kikla The UNDP Stabilization Facility for Libya Project Board met this morning in Tunis under the leadership of HE Dr. Taher Al-Jehaimi, Minister of Planning, and Mr. Ali Al-Za’tari, the Deputy SRSG and UNDP Resident Representative. The Board was attended by the Ambassadors or […]

Tobruk Calls Glencore Oil Deal Worthless

Libya’s internationally-recognised government has said that Glencore has signed its new oil deal with the wrong people, according to a report from The Guardian. The Switzerland-based company agreed last week to buy up to half of the oil exports from the Tripoli-based National Oil Corporation (NOC), where an Islamist-backed government is based. Under the deal, […]

Libyan Women Action Plan for Peace

On 10 November 2015, Libyan women participants in the Libyan Women Action Plan for Peace presented their unified vision to the international community at a conference at the United Nations Palais des Nations in Geneva. The Libyan women outlined their agenda for peace and stated seven crucial issues of their concerns that affect women and […]