Tag Archives | Women

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 […]

USAID Women’s Economic Empowerment Conference

USAID/Libya has convened a cross section of prominent Libyan business women, activists, and Libyan local government representatives for a Women’s Economic Empowerment conference in Tunis, Tunisia to discuss opportunities and constraints to entrepreneurship and political participation for women in Libya. The event follows the recent announcement of the Women’s Global Development and Prosperity (W-gdp) Initiative, […]

EU supports Women’s Participation in Local Govt

By John Lee. With the support of the European Union, the International Development Centre for Innovative Local Governance (CILG VNG International) organised in Tunis, Tunisia, a round table entitled “Women and Local Development in Libya and Tunisia: Participation, Leadership and Empowerment” in the presence of female mayors, elected female Libyan and Tunisian officials, International Civil […]

EU supports Fight Against Gender Discrimination

By John Lee. The European Union has issued a statement saying it supports a gender equality awareness raising campaign during the international 16-Days of Activism in Libya. Several sessions which targeted different age groups were conducted at a secondary school in the city of Misrata. Social workers presented information about reproductive health and well-being of […]