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Chevening Scholars share their Experiences

With applications open for next year's Chevening Scholarships, two Libyan students have kindly shared their experiences of the process via Libya Business News.   1. By Alhareth Elshibani. Since my arrival to Libya in February 2017 from the United Kingdom, I have had a dream to be a force for change within my broken community. […]

Kennedy-Lugar Scholarship Program 2021-2022

The Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) program provides scholarships for high school students to study for one academic year in the United States. YES students live with a host family, attend an American high school, acquire leadership skills, and engage in activities to learn about U.S. society and values; they also help educate Americans […]

New Help for Businesses in Tripoli and Benghazi

Re-Start-Up is a two-day marathon where entrepreneurs, who lost their business due to the conflict, will develop innovative business ideas that can contribute to recovering the economy in their communities. The marathon will take place in Tripoli and in Benghazi, starting on Wednesday, 21 October 2020, and ending on Thursday, 22 October 2020, when a […]

Addressing Improper Waste Management in ‎Libya

Partnership for Cleaner Cities; Addressing Improper waste management in ‎Africa The Accelerator Labs in Ghana, Libya, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Turkey, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Vietnam, Paraguay, Laos, and Ukraine joined the Collective Intelligence Design Studio (CIDS) in Istanbul this year. The initiative organized by UNDP and Nesta, Innovation Foundation, aims to support UNDP's Accelerator Labs teams […]

Chevening Scholarships Now Open

Applications for 2021/2022 Chevening Scholarships are now open until 12:00 (midday) GMT on 3 November 2020. Chevening is the UK Government's global scholarship programme that offers future leaders the unique opportunity to study in the UK. These scholarships are awarded to outstanding professionals from all over the world to pursue a one-year master's degree in […]

EU considers training Libyan Coast Guard and Navy

EUNAVFORMED Irini explores possibility to train Libyan Coast Guard and Navy During his visit in Puglia, Admiral Agostini, EUNAVFORMED Operation Commander, explored the possibility offered by the Italian Navy to train Libyan Coast Guard and Navy. This task of the Operation Irini is pending the political decision from the Libyan counterpart about a dedicated agreement. […]

Innovative Solutions to Stop Biodiversity Threats in Libya

By Gerardo Noto, UNDP Libya. Innovative solutions to stop biodiversity threats in Libya Every 5th of June since 1974 the world celebrates the International Environment Day. The United Nations family seizes the occasion to raise awareness of pollution, climate change, and sustainable consumption. This year, the celebration is marked by the infectious disease caused by […]