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 […]

The Battle for Libya’s Southern Frontier

The battle for Libya’s southern frontier Gunmen have made a fortune there as mercenaries, smugglers and robbers The internecine fighting in Libya is often reduced to east versus west: Khalifa Haftar, the warlord who controls the former, against a United Nations-backed government in the latter. But this year’s most important fighting is some 600km south […]

UN Addressing Humanitarian Needs in Libya

Seven years after the revolution, hundreds of thousands of people across Libya, live in dire conditions. In a bid to respond to the urgent humanitarian needs for 552,000 most vulnerable people living in Libya, the United Nations together with the Government of National Accord today launched the 2019 Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP2019), seeking US$202 million, […]

Latest Oil Tenders

By John Lee. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has advertised new tenders: Rotary-wing air transportation Services to offshore fields, Mellitah Oil & Gas Replacement of two desalters and two oil heater at Nafoora, Arabian Gulf Oil Company (AGOCO) Maintenance of supply department store at Ghanfooda site, Arabian Gulf Oil Company (AGOCO) Production separators at Nafoora […]

New Career Opportunities in Libya

By John Lee. The following career opportunities in Libya have been recently advertised: International Consultant – Electoral Team Leader, UNDP – United Nations Development Programme Partnerships & Development Finance, UNDP – United Nations Development Programme Data Management Results Monitor, UNDP – United Nations Development Programme Public Outreach Communication, UNDP – United Nations Development Programme Project Development […]

Empowered Decentralization: A Strategy for Rebuilding Libya

By The Brookings Institution. Empowered decentralization: A city-based strategy for rebuilding Libya Libya has floundered since the overthrow of Moammar Gadhafi in 2011, and continues to struggle now. There are elements of a functional economy and governance, but otherwise only a hodgepodge of very weak central institutions and improvised local arrangements, as militias and other […]

New Cement Plant to be built in Nalut

By John Lee. The Libyan Fund for  Economic and Social Development and the National Company for Building Material Industry have  has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to build a cement plant in Nalut. The plant will have a capacity of 1.6 million tonnes annually. (Source: Central Bank of Libya)