Tag Archives | Women

UNSMIL and OHCHR Train Libyan Women Activists

UNSMIL in collaboration with OHCHR completed a three-day training on the integration of gender into the Universal Periodic Review Process. The training targeted 15 geographically diverse women activists working on issues related to gender equality, combatting gender-based violence and promoting human rights. It further aimed to maximize knowledge among participants of gender sensitive analyses, monitoring, […]

Libyan CSOs to support Youth and Women Start-Ups

Six Libyan CSOs signed MoU to support young and women start-ups In the framework of EU4PSL project, financed by the European Union, Expertise France organized a call for proposals for civil society organizations (CSOs) to support young, women’s economic empowerment by enabling them to create their own business start-ups. Six CSOs from the three regions […]

TechWomen Program now Open for Applications

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 […]

Celebrating Gender Equality in Libya

By IWPR. Institute for War and Peace Reporting (IWPR)’s work with women-led NGOs highlighted at embassy event. The British government hosted seven Libyan partners working on IWPR’s UK-funded Antea Raeda (You Are A Pioneer) project at a reception to celebrate the month-long equality project #GenderNovember. Through Ante Raeda, IWPR is equipping women’s civil society groups […]

“Support to Municipalities in Libya” Workshop

In the framework of “Support to Municipalities in Libya” programme, co-financed by the European Union and Germany, a workshop was organised, gathering 16 municipalities across Libya. The objective is to develop institutional capacities for improved delivery of services at the local level. The project is intended to provide institutional assessments, institutional development plans and to […]

Civil Society Orgs to Support Women & Youth

Six Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) from across Libya are selected to build their capacity and support women & youth economic empowerment Based on a call for proposal for a capacity building program to support the role of youth and women in the Libyan economy that was announced September 2nd, 2019 for a month, 6 CSOs were selected. The […]

Building the Capacity of Civil Society

CALL FOR PROPOSAL Build Civil Society Organization (CSOs) capacity in order to support youth’s and women’s economic empowerment and start-up entrepreneurship This project funded by the European Union is implanted by Expertise France with a close cooperation of the Ministry of Planning. The Ministry of Planning is strongly involved in empowering the Civil Society Organizations […]

EU Helping Young and Women Entrepreneurs in Libya

EU funds programme to help young and women entrepreneurs develop their activities Have you heard about the first joint certificate in Entrepreneurship and Business Development for Libyan students and alumni who have a business idea? Watch the video to learn about this unique collaboration that helps diversify the Libyan economy by empowering women and young […]