Tag Archives | Youth

Six New Grants for Young Libyan Entrepreneurs

The European Union, UNDP and Tatweer Research will announce six grants for young Libyan entrepreneurs As part of Tatweer Entrepreneurship Campus (TEC) initiative, the European Union (EU), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and Tatweer Research will announce the six young Libyan entrepreneurs, who under Impact Fund programme will be granted financial support to expand […]

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 […]

New Entrepreneurship Campus Launched in Benghazi

By John Lee. The Tatweer Entrepreneurship Campus (TEC2020) has been launched in Benghazi by Tatweer Research, in partnership with UNDP Libya and the European Union (EU). It has been described as “an ambitious initiative to build the foundations of the entrepreneurial ecosystem Libya“; comments on social media include: “Thank you for restoring some enthusiasm and […]

Positive Peace Workshops for Libyan Youth

Government of Italy, the Institute of Economics and Peace and UNICEF hold Positive Peace workshops for Libyan Youth Starting on Monday 19th, over the next four weeks, 180 Libyan youth will participate in workshops for promoting Positive Peace, organised by UNICEF and the Institute of Economics and Peace through funding from the Government of Italy. […]

Italy, UNICEF promote Positive Peace for Libyan Youth

180 Libyan youth are to take part in an initiative for promoting positive peace, through new funding totalling 545,000 USD provided by the Italian Government to UNICEF in the context of the Nicosia Initiative. “Young people in Libya represent over half of the population and are key to rebuilding the peaceful future of the country” […]

Opportunity: Videos of Successful Entrepreneurs

The Support to Libya for Economic Integration, Diversification and Sustainable Employment (SLEIDSE) has issued a call for proposals from Libyan communication companies to provide six videos of successful Libyan entrepreneurs. The SLEIDSE programme is a 4-year technical assistance programme that has been entrusted by the European Union to Expertise France, the French technical cooperation agency, under an […]

SLEIDSE promotes Access to Finance for Libyan SMEs

The SLEIDSE programme — Support to Libya for Economic Integration Diversification and Sustainable Development — which is financed by the European Union and implemented by Expertise France, gathered public authorities, banks, businesses and international players in order to tackle access to finance issues with the presence of the Ambassador of the European Union, and present their […]

Case Study for Youth in Libya

By John Lee. UNFPA, jointly with UNESCO and UNRC, and in cooperation with relevant government authorities, including Ministry of Planning and National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB), have developed a case study for youth in Libya, providing asituational analysis of youth in Libya that crystallizes the main challenges they face and highlights the fact […]