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EU supports Training Program for Libyan Women

An EU-supported training program for women in the city of Misurata was concluded last week in the framework of the Libyan Women’s Support Project in the Public Sector, supported by the European Union in cooperation with the Ministry of Labor and Rehabilitation in the Government of Al-Wefaq and in coordination with UK-based Crown Agents. About […]

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 […]

Thousands (Men Only!) complete Oil Sector Admission Exams

Admission exams were held by the Central Admission Panel – mandated by the National Oil Corporation (NOC) – and other sub-committees at the Petroleum Training and Qualifying Institute on Monday September 17, 2018, for admission of new students at the Petroleum Training and Qualifying Institute in Tripoli, and the Specific Training Centre for Oil Industries […]

New Food Delivery App coming to Tripoli, Benghazi

By John Lee. A young entrepreneur from Sabha has created an app that delivers homemade meals. According to a report from CNN, Fatima Nasser trialed Yummy successfully in her home town, and says that 300 cooks are ready to start work when the app launches this month in Benghazi and Tripoli. The app was one of […]

Libyan Women Trained on Entrepreneurship Skills

Libyan Women are Trained with the Support of the European Union on Entrepreneurship Skills & Networking In order to promote female entrepreneurship and to increase the network opportunities for Libyan female entrepreneurs, Expertise France, through the EU funded program ‘‘Support to Libya for Economic Integration, Diversification and Sustainable Development” (SLEIDSE), and in collaboration with TheNextWomenTunisie […]

Women Human Rights Defenders still Under Attack

From Amnesty International. Libya: Women human rights defenders still under attack, four years after activist’s assassination The Libyan authorities must do more to protect women human rights defenders in the country and investigate the repeated violent attacks against them, Amnesty International said today, four years after the killing of renowned Libyan human rights lawyer and […]

Supporting Female Participation in Libyan Economic Growth

EU-funded project supports female participation in Libyan economic growth As part of the EU-funded CSO WINS project, the association Jusoor Center for Studies and Development launched an advocacy campaign in Libya with the goal of increasing the percentage of Libyan women who formally register their businesses. A one-minute video released in the framework of this […]

Ribeiro addresses Expert Group on Women, Peace & Security

Briefing Note for the DSRSG/RC/HC, Maria Ribeiro to Security Council’s Informal Experts Group on Women, Peace and Security Friday 13 April 2018   Excellencies Ambassadors of Sweden, Peru, and the UK, Co-Chairs of the Security Council’s Informal Experts Group on Women, Peace and Security; Colleagues, Expert-level representatives of Security Council members, UN Women, OSRSG-Sexual Violence […]

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