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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 […]

Kikla launches First Local Development Plan

Kikla's plan preparation task force today handed over the recently completed local development plan to the mayor and municipal council. The five-year plan (2020-2024) was elaborated with the support of the Ministry of Planning and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) through the Stabilization Facility for Libya (SFL). The plan is the first one to […]

Latest Oil Tenders

By John Lee. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has advertised new tenders: Construction of a new well head workshop at Nafoora oil field - Project No: P-62, Arabian Gulf Oil Company (AGOCO) Replacement of the reciprocating type hydrogen recycle compressors (C-401-A & C-401B) Sarir Refinery Project No-P-66, Arabian Gulf Oil Company (AGOCO) Health Insurance Services, […]

New Career Opportunities in Libya

By John Lee. The following career opportunities in Libya have been recently advertised: MRRM Project Assistant, Committed To Good (CTG) Field Coordinator, Committed To Good (CTG) Monitoring Children and Families in COVID-19, UNICEF - United Nations Children's Fund Gender Analyst, UNDP - United Nations Development Programme Humanitarian Affairs officer, UNDP - United Nations Development Programme Project […]

Greece to Open Consulate in Benghazi

Statement of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikos Dendias, following his meeting with the President of the Libyan House of Representatives, Aguila Saleh (Libya, 1 July 2020) Today I had the pleasure, here in Libya, of visiting the President of the country's only elected institution, the Libyan House of Representatives, Aguila Saleh, who has already […]

NOC confirms Continuation of Force Majeure at Ports

The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has confirmed the continuation of force majeure on Hariga, Brega, Zueitina, Es Sider and Ras Lanuf ports, following orders by Major General  Nagi al-Moghrabi, commander of the Petroleum Facilities Guard (PFG) in the Eastern Region, and Colonel Ali al-Jilani from Greater Sirte Operations Room, to NOC subsidiaries on January 17, […]

Libya a "Special Case" in Human Trafficking

By John Lee. The US State Department has classified Libya is a "Special Case" in human trafficking for the fifth consecutive year. In its latest Trafficking in Persons Report (TIP Report), it says that the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) has struggled to govern large swaths of Libyan territory, as it did not exercise […]

Women, Peace and Security in a Libyan Context

Full and effective participation of women in public life, including all political processes and peace building initiatives remains essential and a core priority for UNSMIL. Twenty five years following  the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, which represented a turning point for the global agenda on gender equality, and as we approach the twentieth anniversary […]