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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, […]

Strengthening Health Information System for Patients with HIV

Strengthening Health Information System for patients living with HIV/AIDS in Libya The World Health Organization (WHO), in collaboration with the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in Libya conducted a two-day planning workshop recently on “Strengthening Health Information System for Patients living with HIV/AIDS”. The workshop was held in WHO Libya office located in Tunis. […]

Libya Talks Conclude in Tunis

The Joint Drafting Committee of the House of Representatives and the High Council of the State concluded on Saturday its second round of meetings, facilitated by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations in Libya, Dr Ghassan Salamé, on the wording of amendments to the Libyan Political Agreement (LPA). The final session […]

France Ups Contribution to Stabilization Facility for Libya

French Ambassador to Libya, H.E. Ms. Brigitte Curmi, and Deputy Special Representative of the UN Secretary General and Resident Representative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Libya, Ms. Maria do Valle Ribeiro, signed an agreement to increase support to the Stabilization Facility for Libya (SFL). The signing ceremony took place today at the […]

Coast Guard Sinks Oil Tanker

By John Lee. The Libyan coastguard reportly shelled and sank an oil tanker near the Tunisian border on Friday. According to a report from Maritime Executive, the Comoros-flagged Goeast was loading fuel from an offshore loading pipeline off Abu Kammash when the coast guard approached and attempted to contact it to prepare for boarding and inspection; […]

Addressing Arbitrary Detentions in Libya

On the Way to Reconciliation: Addressing Arbitrary Detentions in Libya UNDP and UNSMIL organized a two-day workshop in Tunis to address issue of arbitrary/prolonged detention in Libya in the framework of national reconciliation. More than 40 Libyan stakeholders, including mayors, municipal representatives, officials, prosecutors, representatives of the judicial police and civil society, participated in the […]

Libyan Navy Seizes Oil Tanker

By John Lee. The Libyan navy has reportedly seized an oil tanker on Sunday near the country’s maritime border with Tunisia. The Liberian-flagged tanker was detained along with its 20-member Filipino crew off Abu Kamash, 170 kilometers (110 miles) west of Tripoli, on suspicion of fuel smuggling. According to Libya Herald, the tanker is the Levante, […]