Justice Key to Durable Peace in Libya

By Hanan Salah for Human Rights Watch (HRW). Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Last week in Geneva the two main parties to the Libyan conflict signed a "complete and permanent" ceasefire under the auspices of the United Nations. This comes after […]

EY to audit Libyan Investment Authority (LIA)

By John Lee. The Libyan Investment Authority (LIA) has reportedly appointed EY, formerly known as Ernst & Young, as its new external auditor. According to the Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute (SWFI), EY will undertake the audit of the LIA for the financial year ending 31st December 2019. More here. (Source: SWFI)

Libya: Joint statement by France, Germany, Italy and UK

The Governments of France, Germany, Italy and United Kingdom warmly welcome the results of the UN mediated Fourth Round of the intra-Libyan Joint Military Commission (5+5), the conclusion by the Libyan parties of a permanent cease-fire agreement and the announcement by the United Nations Support Mission in Libya of the launch of the Libyan Political […]

Turkey-Egypt Conflict in Libya goes to Market

By George Mikhail for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Turkey-Egypt conflict in Libya goes to market Ankara held an economic forum to introduce Turkish products to the Libyan markets, prompting the Egyptian-Libyan Joint Economic Chamber to warn against Turkish efforts […]

Is a Libyan Warlord Beyond Law's Reach?

By William Ford for Lawfare Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Is a Libyan Warlord Beyond Law's Reach? Since February 2018, Libyan nationals have filed three lawsuits in U.S. court demanding a jury trial on allegations that Khalifa Hifter, the commander of […]

27 entrepreneurs on a marathon to Re-Start their Businesses

27 entrepreneurs on a marathon in Tripoli and Benghazi to restart their businesses Funded by the Government of Japan, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Libya launched today a two-day marathon in Tripoli which aimed at helping entrepreneurs to rebuild their businesses and reunite their communities with an eye on gender mainstreaming, environment and […]

Libya gets new COVID-19 Testing Machines

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is helping Libya to effectively respond to COVID-19 as part of its mission to reduce inequalities and build resilience in the conflict affected country. Today, through its Stabilization Facility for Libya (SFL), UNDP delivered five testing machines to the National Center for Disease Control (NCDC) in Misrata. This lot […]

Weekly Security Report from Whispering Bell

Advertising Feature Whispering Bell produces a 7-10 page report that covers the past week of political, security, and economic events that occurred within Libya, comprehensive data/risk collection, maps for country-wide security events, and includes forward-looking analysis on the political and security situation over the coming weeks. Please click here to download an edited version of […]