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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 […]

Libyan Women Discuss Peace and Security

Libyan Women Activists Discuss How They Can Contribute to Peace and Security Twenty Libyan women activists from different regions and groups met in Tunisia on 08-10 October 2015 to discuss issues pertaining to peace and security in Libya. Participants expressed their deep concern about the situation of displaced women, children and the society as a […]