Tag Archives | Tunisia

Six New Grants for Young Libyan Entrepreneurs

The European Union, UNDP and Tatweer Research will announce six grants for young Libyan entrepreneurs As part of Tatweer Entrepreneurship Campus (TEC) initiative, the European Union (EU), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and Tatweer Research will announce the six young Libyan entrepreneurs, who under Impact Fund programme will be granted financial support to expand […]

Libyan British Business Council mission to Tunis

LBBC Mission to Tunis, 22-24 October 2018 The Libyan British Business Council members’ mission to Tunis later this month offers an opportunity to generate increased Trade and Investment between our two countries. Deputy Prime Minister Ahmed Maiteeg will speak to the opening session of the 23 October Conference, addressing LBBC member companies and our Libyan […]

Increased links between Tunisian and Libyan Businesses

By John Lee. Over 200 Tunisian and Libyan businessmen attended the first Tunisian-Libyan Economic Forum in Tunis last week. Addressing the event, which was organised by the Tunisia-Africa Business Council (TABC), Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed said: “Tunisia is working to establish a global strategic partnership with Libya in the energy and electricity sectors, in […]

Central Bank Governor meets Tunisian Counterpart

By John Lee. The Governor of the Central Bank of Libya (CBL), Saddek Omar Elkaber, met with Marwan Alabasi, Governor of the Central Bank of Tunisia last week in Tunis to discuss ways of improving cooperation and between the two institutions, specifically in the fields of anti-money-laundering (AML) and terrorism financing. This was the first […]

Tunisia reopens Consulate in Tripoli

By John Lee. Tunisia has reportedly reopened its consulate in Tripoli. The country had closed its mission 2015 after its mission was stormed and ten staff were kidnapped. According to the report from Reuters, the Italian and Turkish embassies as well as the UN mission are among the few currently open in Libya. (Source: Reuters)

US Firms meet with Libya Local Investment & Development Fund (LLIDF)

U.S. Companies meet with Libya Local Investment & Development Fund (LLIDF) to promote Libya’s economy On March 22, the U.S. Embassy Libya External Office, based in Tunis, and the Libya Local Investment & Development Fund (LLIDF) co-hosted a U.S.-Libya commercial roundtable, bringing together representatives of U.S. companies to learn about LLIDF’s priorities on private sector […]

Developing National Action Plan for Antimicrobial Resistance

Health Workshop on Developing National Action Plan for Antimicrobial Resistance in Libya The World Health Organization (WHO), in collaboration with the Libyan ministry of health and the National Center of Disease Control (NCDC), has conducted a Health Consultative workshop on the antimicrobial resistance in Libya. It brought together 25 participants from different sectors and organisations, […]