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Empowered Decentralization: A Strategy for Rebuilding Libya

By The Brookings Institution. Empowered decentralization: A city-based strategy for rebuilding Libya Libya has floundered since the overthrow of Moammar Gadhafi in 2011, and continues to struggle now. There are elements of a functional economy and governance, but otherwise only a hodgepodge of very weak central institutions and improvised local arrangements, as militias and other […]

Leaders for Democracy Fellowship Program 2019

Since 2007, the Leaders for Democracy Fellowship (LDF) program has provided early and mid-career professionals from the MENA region with the opportunity to complete training in leadership, civic engagement, participatory governance, conflict resolution, and communication. Emerging civic leaders with strong Arabic skills will spend three months in Lebanon, gaining academic and practical experience, as well […]

The Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF) 2019

The Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF) offers alumni of U.S. government-sponsored exchange programs the opportunity to carry out public service projects using the skills and knowledge they gained during their exchange. Through the AEIF competition, alumni may propose projects that address one of five U.S. foreign policy themes. Fostering Economic Prosperity Building Civic Participation, Good Governance and […]

Fulbright Foreign Student Program 2020

The U.S. Embassy Libya, in cooperation with AMIDEAST Libya, is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for master’s degree studies in the United States under the J. William Fulbright Scholarship Program. This program enables Libyan students to study for up to two years, starting from the Fall of 2020, towards a Masters […]

Professional Fellows Program 2019

The Professional Fellows Program (PFP) for the Middle East and North Africa is a fully funded 6-week program (including a 4-week fellowship placement) in the U.S. for young professionals committed to empowering their communities through innovation and entrepreneurship, socially responsible businesses, and workforce development. The Professional Fellows Program is sponsored by the United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, and […]

#OurLibya Photo Contest

Enter U.S. Embassy Libya’s “Our Libya” Photo Contest and show the world of beauty of Libya’s natural and cultural heritage through your lens! Libyan amateur and professional photographers are invited to participate in U.S. Embassy Libya’s “Our Libya” Photo Contest, which will showcase the beauty and diversity of Libya’s rich natural and cultural heritage.  Photographic […]

US Relaunches US-Libya Space Camp Scholarship

The U.S. Embassy to Libya is now accepting applications for the 2019 U.S.-Libya Space Camp Scholarship Program that will give Libyan students and educators the opportunity to challenge themselves in an elite training center designed for the top scientists and astronauts from around the world. The U.S. Embassy, in partnership with the Ministry of Education and the Libyan organization Hexa, will select one up to 12 […]

Conditions “Improving” for a US Return to Libya

By Matthew Cox, for military.com. The commander of a special Marine Corps task force said Friday that conditions on the ground are improving for the return a U.S. diplomatic mission to Libya, six years after a devastating attack on the American consulate in Benghazi left four Americans dead. Col. Adam Chalkley (pictured), commander of Special […]