Tag Archives | United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Protection Training on IDPs in Libya

UNHCR is conducting Protection Training on Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Libya The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Libya is hosting a Protection Training session on 24 – 27 January 2017. The main objective for these four-day activities is to enhance coordination on protection of IDPs among UN agencies, […]

Technical Coordination meeting on Saving Lives at Sea

IOM, UNHCR hold technical coordination meeting on saving lives at sea The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) last week organized a technical coordination meeting for Libyan partners on Rescue at Sea Operations, held in Tunis. The coordination meeting was organized within the framework of the established […]

More than 800,000 “Persons of Concern” in Libya

An updated factsheet from the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) says that there are more than 800,000 “persons of concern” in Libya. HIGHLIGHTS 5,440 Refugee families received core relief items so far in 2016 3,436 Internally displaced families received core relief items so far in 2016 269 Monitoring visits to detention facilities were conducted […]

UNHCR holds Training on International Refugee Protection

UNHCR holds training on international refugee protection for Libyan officials, media and civil society The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Libya organized 2 three-day training sessions on international refugee law this month. The first training targeted 25 journalists and reporters from Libyan local media from Tripoli, Benghazi, Sabha, Ajdabya, […]

Libyan Officials get Training on Refugee Protection

The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Libya organized a 3 day training for 20 Libyan officials in Tunisia on 26, 27 and 28 September 2016. The training was an occasion to gather various local authorities involved in refugee protection, to discuss and exchange information about international refugee law, as […]

Technical Workshop on Saving Lives at Sea in Libya

IOM and UNHCR coordinate Technical Workshop on Saving Lives at Sea in Libya The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) organized a Technical workshop and coordination meeting for Libyan partners on saving lives of migrants at sea on 24-25 May in Tunis. The third of its kind […]