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Libya: Have we Failed a Failing State?

On Monday 20th January, the UK’s Conservative Middle East Council (CMEC) hosted a roundtable discussion on Libya with Peter Millett (former UK Ambassador to Libya), Tim Eaton (Chatham House) and Tarek Megerisi (European Council on Foreign Relations – ECFR). You can listen to the discussion here. (Source: CMEC)

Celebrating Gender Equality in Libya

By IWPR. Institute for War and Peace Reporting (IWPR)’s work with women-led NGOs highlighted at embassy event. The British government hosted seven Libyan partners working on IWPR’s UK-funded Antea Raeda (You Are A Pioneer) project at a reception to celebrate the month-long equality project #GenderNovember. Through Ante Raeda, IWPR is equipping women’s civil society groups […]

Libya aims to raise Oil Production to 2.1m bpd

By Adam Nathan (@adamgnathan). Mustafa Sanalla, Chairman of the National Oil Corporation (NOC), said Libya plans to raise its oil production level from 1.25 million barrels a day now to 2.1 million bpd by 2024. Sanalla revealed the ambitious production target at a one-day conference organised by the Libyan British Business Council (LBBC) in Tunis […]

STREAM Incubator launched in Tripoli

STREAM incubator, accelerator and Fab Lab, which is financed by UK Government and implemented by Expertise France and sponsored by Libyana, was officially launched on 19th of November 2019 in Tripoli with the presence of entrepreneurs, officials, and partners. 37 entrepreneurs participated in the official opening of the programme, and they will attend important training […]

Advancing Libyan/British Business

“The biggest and best Libyan-British trade/investment gathering in 10 years.” – Sir Vincent Fean, Chairman, Libyan British Business Council (LBBC) “Libya will raise its oil production from 1.25 million barrels a day now to 2.1 mbd by 2024.” – Engineer Mustafa Sanalla, Chairman, National Oil Corporation of Libya Over 150 Libyan state-owned and private businesses […]

Workshop for Primary Health Care Nurses in Libya

The WHO country office in Libya, in collaboration with its Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean and the Ministry of Health of Libya,completed a 2-week training of trainers workshop for the primary health care (PHC) nursing workforce in Libya. The workshop, comprising one-week theoretical sessions followed by a week of practical training, was made possible […]

Libya’s First Microcredit Agency Launched

Expertise France and the Government of the United Kingdom support the creation of the first microcredit agency in Libya Expertise France, the French technical assistance agency, in partnership with Assaray Trade and Investment Bank (ATIB), has launched the first microfinance institution in Libya – Namaa Tamweel. The €2-million project is financed by the UK government […]

Joint Statement on National Oil Corporation (NOC)

Joint statement by the Ambassadors and Chargés d’Affaires of France, Germany, Italy, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom and the United States of America: “We fully support Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) as the country’s sole independent, legitimate and nonpartisan oil company. “Now is the time to consolidate national economic institutions rather than […]