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Germany contributes EUR 1.3m to support Security in Libya

H.E. the Ambassador of Germany to Libya, Mr. Oliver Owcza, and United Nations Development Programme Country Director, Mr. Sultan Hajiyev, have signed an agreement whereby Germany will contribute 1.3 million euros to the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Policing and Security Joint Project. With the aim of […]

US Conducts Precision Airstrike in Libya

In coordination with the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA), U.S. Africa Command conducted a precision airstrike near Al Uwaynat In coordination with the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA), U.S. Africa Command conducted a precision airstrike near Al Uwaynat, Libya, November 29, 2018, killing eleven (11) al-Qa’ ida in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) terrorists […]

TechWomen 2019: Apply now!

TechWomen brings emerging women leaders in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) from Africa, Central Asia and the Middle East together with their professional American counterparts for a mentorship and exchange program. TechWomen provides participants access to networks, resources, and knowledge to empower them to reach their full potential. During the five-week program, participants engage […]

US, UN place Sanctions on Libyan Militia Commander

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), concurrent with the UN Security Council’s Libya Sanctions Committee, has taken action targeting Salah Badi (Badi), the leader of the Sumud Brigade militia that has sparked violent clashes in the south of Libya’s capital, Tripoli. Upon entering Tripoli in late August 2018, Badi […]

Renewal of US-Libya Science and Technology Agreement

Renewal of U.S.-Libya Science and Technology Agreement Increases Opportunities for Youth and STEM Educators On November 15, the U.S. State Department hosted a signing ceremony in the Treaty Room in recognition of the ten-year renewal of the U.S.-Libya Science and Technology Cooperation Agreement. Present to sign the Agreement were Libyan Ambassador Wafa Bughaighis and Principal […]

US Welcomes Conclusions of Conference Palermo

The United States welcomes the conclusions announced by the Government of Italy following the November 12-13 conference on Libya in Palermo, which brought Libyan and international leaders together to advance our shared goal of helping Libya’s institutions break their political deadlock and ensure a secure and prosperous future for all Libyans. We strongly support UN […]

US Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP)

U.S. Embassy Libya and the Cultural Heritage Center of the Department of State’s Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs are pleased to announce the call for proposals for the U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) 2019 Competition. The AFCP-supported projects include the restoration of ancient and historic buildings, assessment and conservation of rare manuscripts and museum […]

US, Denmark support Local Elections Processes

At a ceremony in Tunis on October 4, the United States Government and the Government of Denmark announced their joint support to strengthen Libya’s electoral processes. The Government of Denmark through the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs is contributing Danish Kroner (DKK) 6,540,000 (approximately $1 million USD) to the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) […]