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Libya: Have we Failed a Failing State?

On Monday 20th January, the UK’s Conservative Middle East Council (CMEC) hosted a roundtable discussion on Libya with Peter Millett (former UK Ambassador to Libya), Tim Eaton (Chatham House) and Tarek Megerisi (European Council on Foreign Relations – ECFR). You can listen to the discussion here. (Source: CMEC)

Libya Improves Ranking in Corruption Perceptions Index

By John Lee. Transparency International has said that Libya’s ranking has risen slightly in its global Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI). From a total of 180 countries, Libya came in at number 168; last year’s position was 170 out of 180 countries. This result puts it on equal ranking with Haiti, the Democratic Republic of the […]

Libyan Oil Revenues Fall Year-on-Year

23% gain in revenues in December from November; total 2019 revenues 8.4% down on 2018 The National Oil Corporation (NOC) reported December 2019 revenues of approximately 2.2 billion USD ($2,186,488,241.19), an increase of around 405 million USD (23%) on November 2019, mostly due to an increase in the oil price of around 5.42 USD per […]

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 […]

Latest Oil Tenders

By John Lee. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has advertised new tenders: Logistics Marine supply base services in Malta, ENI Replace MCC & generator protection & control panels of gas turbines GT1/GT2/GT3/GT4 Messla field, Arabian Gulf Oil Company (AGOCO) HVAC system for replacement of existing system at AGOCO offices in Benghazi, Arabian Gulf Oil Company […]

New Career Opportunities in Libya

By John Lee. The following career opportunities in Libya have been recently advertised: Case Worker, International Rescue Committee (IRC) CP MHPSS Mainstreaming in the Education System, UNICEF – United Nations Children’s Fund Shelter & Infrastructure Specialist – WASH, Danish Refugee Council (DRC) DDG Head of Programme, Danish Refugee Council (DRC) (Source: UN)

55 Points Agreed at Berlin Conference

Joint Statement by the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, and the High Representative/Vice-President, Josep Borrell Fontelles The Berlin Conference on Libya brought together the most influential regional and international partners at this critical moment in the Libyan crisis. 55 points were agreed today by the attending countries and organisations. The participants […]

Libya protagonists pledge to Halt Weapon Transfers

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Key states have agreed to support a full ceasefire to end Libya’s civil conflict and uphold a United Nations arms embargo at a summit in Germany. But Libya’s warring leaders renegade military commander Khalifa […]