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New Initiative to Empower Women, Youth and Migrants in Libya

UNDP and UN Women launch a joint initiative in Libya to empower women, youth and migrants The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Women (UN Women) in Libya marked the International Women's Day 2020 with the launch of a new joint initiative aimed at promoting gender equality and women and youth empowerment […]

Preserving Libya's Cultural Heritage

Preserving Libya's Cultural Heritage: LFJL launches Tourathna On the ninth anniversary of the 17 February uprisings in Libya, Lawyers for Justice in Libya (LFJL) announces the launch of its new platform, Tourathna, dedicated to preserving and showcasing Libyan cultural heritage. The right to access and enjoy cultural heritage is a human right guaranteed by international […]

Applications Open for Fulbright Scholarships

The U.S. Embassy to Libya is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for fully-funded master’s degree studies in the United States under the J. William Fulbright Scholarship Program.  This program enables Libyan students to study for up to two years, starting from the fall of 2021, towards a Master’s degree at select […]

Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund 2020

The Embassy of the United States in Libya announces an open competition for past participants (“alumni”) of U.S. government-funded and U.S. government-sponsored exchange programs to submit applications to the 2020 Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF 2020). We seek proposals from teams of at least two alumni that meet all program eligibility requirements below. Exchange alumni […]

Korea gives $1.5m to UNDP Progs in Libya

His Excellency, the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Libya, Mr. Sungsoo CHOI, has signed an agreement with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative in Libya, Mr. Gerardo Noto, by which the Republic of Korea entrusts $1.5 million to UNDP to pursue stabilization, recovery and resilience in Libya. Korea’s donation will be […]

Traineeship Open for Applications

Under the European Union (EU)-funded “Strengthening Local Capacities for Resilience and Recovery" project, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Toyota Libya are expanding their partnership to provide additional group of young Libyans with three-month vocational training on car maintenance and reporting, computer skills and English, among other disciplines. The partnership aims to help the […]

UNSMIL and OHCHR Train Libyan Women Activists

UNSMIL in collaboration with OHCHR completed a three-day training on the integration of gender into the Universal Periodic Review Process. The training targeted 15 geographically diverse women activists working on issues related to gender equality, combatting gender-based violence and promoting human rights. It further aimed to maximize knowledge among participants of gender sensitive analyses, monitoring, […]

USAID Provides Essential Supplies to Schools in Benghazi

When students at three schools in downtown Benghazi returned to class last week, they found their classrooms now contained essential equipment like desks, whiteboards, IT equipment, and other vital supplies. The equipment was provided by USAID to enable the resumption of normal operations at these schools, two of which were previously rehabilitated by UNDP’s Stabilization […]