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AmCham names US Ambassador as Honorary Chairman

The American Chamber of Commerce in Libya (Libya AmCham) recently announced that Ambassador Richard B. Norland has agreed to serve as Honorary Chairman of the organization. In the future, it is expected that the U.S. Mission to Libya and Libya AmCham will collaborate on activities designed to support the investment of U.S. businesses in Libya, […]

US Delegation Meets with General Khalifa Haftar

Senior U.S. officials met with General Khalifa Haftar on November 24 to discuss steps to achieve a suspension of hostilities and a political resolution to the Libyan conflict. The delegation included Deputy National Security Advisor for Middle Eastern and North African Affairs Victoria Coates, Ambassador to Libya Richard Norland, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for International […]

US Accuses Russia of Exploiting Libyan Conflict

The following is the text of a Joint Statement on U.S.-Libya Security Dialogue. Begin text: Yesterday, the U.S. Government and the Libyan Government of National Accord, represented by Foreign Minister Mohamed Siala and Minister of Interior Fathi Bashaga, launched a U.S-Libya Security Dialogue in Washington, D.C. The Government of National Accord’s delegation expressed grave concerns […]

US Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP)

The deadline for submitting a proposal is November 18, 2019. Proposals must be submitted in English, using the application form provided by the U.S. Embassy to Libya. PLEASE CLICK HERE Please click here to download useful resources, guidance and documentation (AFCP Budget Sheet, AFCP Glossary of Terms, General Guidelines for Images, Useful Resources). The full […]

US Ambassador meets PM al-Sarraj in London

U.S. Ambassador to Libya Richard Norland and Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj held a useful meeting in London on November 3 to discuss efforts to end the conflict in Tripoli, which has entered its seventh month. Ambassador Norland reiterated U.S. support for Libya’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, amid the escalating involvement of external state actors and […]

US Accepting Applications for Scholarships

The U.S. Embassy to Libya accepting applications for the 2020 YES and MEPI Student Leaders Scholarships The U.S. Embassy to Libya is now accepting applications for two scholarship programs that will give Libyan youth the opportunity for first-hand experience in the United States. The Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) program provides scholarships to high […]

Consultations on Unified and Transparent Libyan Institutions

Consultations on Unified and Transparent Libyan Energy and Economic Institutions U.S. and Libyan officials met in Washington to discuss specific measures to increase transparency and accountability of economic and energy institutions, support unified governance of sovereign institutions, and ensure stable financing for Libya’s energy sector. Participants reaffirmed the need for all sovereign institutions, including the […]

NOC Outlines Vision to Senior US Officials

By John Lee. The chairman of Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC), Mustafa Sanalla, met key US officials in Washington DC. During the meeting, Dr Jamal Houwaisa, principle advisor to the NOC Board, presented the corporation’s strategy to increase Libyan production to 2.1 million barrels of oil and 4 billion cubic feet of gas per day […]