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US Ambassador's Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP)

The U.S. Embassy Libya is accepting project proposals ranging from $10,000 to $500,000 for the U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) 2021 Competition. U.S. ambassadors in eligible countries may submit proposals for projects to preserve cultural heritage in the host country. This competitive global fund was established to help countries preserve cultural heritage and […]

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 […]

UK Appoints New Trade Envoy to Libya

By John Lee. The British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has appointed Damien Moore MP (pictured) as his Trade Envoy to Libya and Tunisia. In a statement, the Libyan British Business Council (LBBC) said: "We look forward to working with him on building the bilateral UK/Libya business relationship to the benefit of both countries' economies and […]

EU Funds Boot Camp for Future Entrepreneurs

In Benghazi, university and technical college students participated in a boot camp for Future Entrepreneurs, organized by Expertise France and funded by the European Union. It belongs to a series of intensive training events on entrepreneurship that will be held across Libya and also offer an opportunity for a total of 120 students to discuss […]

EWG plan to Address Libyan Electricity Crisis

Libya: Economic Working Group discusses plan to address electricity crisis with Libyan electricity company leadership Acting UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General Stephanie Williams and the Ambassador-designate of the European Union to Libya, José Sabadell, as the rotating chair of the Economic Working Group (EWG) established by the Berlin Process, convened a meeting last week […]

UN engages with Libya's Electric Company

By Al-Monitor staff. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Intel: UN engages with Libya's electric company amid blackouts, popular unrest As part of the Economic Working Group for Libya, representatives of some 10 countries, the European Union, the African Union, the Arab League and the […]

UNSMIL reviews Libya's Economic Reform Roadmap

UNSMIL convenes third meeting of the Libyan economic dialogue to review the economic reform roadmap The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) convened virtually the third meeting of the Libyan Economic Dialogue. The meeting, held yesterday, was chaired by Acting SRSG Stephanie Williams and brought together 29 Libyan economic experts along with representatives from […]