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Analysis: Maetig-Hafter Proposal to Resume Oil Exports

By Sami Zaptia, for Libya Herald. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Just when you think Libya is complicated - it gets even more complicated. Khalifa Hafter and his international allies have on the issue of the oil blockade seemingly outmanoeuvred […]

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 […]

PM Serraj to Step Down by end-Oct

By John Lee. Libya's Tripoli-based Prime Minister, Fayez al-Serraj [al-Sarraj], has announced his intention to leave his post by the end of October. The 60-year old has led the internationally-recognised Government of National Accord (GNA) since its creation in December 2015. The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) commented: "The onus is now on […]

Washington can seize a pinprick of light in Libya

By Jeffrey Feltman, for The Brookings Institution. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. A few flickers of light may be penetrating Libya's deepening gloom. On the one hand, Libya's misery grows worse. As Acting U.N. Special Representative Stephanie Williams told the […]

Economic Transparency & Structural Reform: Libya's Last Hope

By Jason Pack for the Middle East Institute. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Economic transparency and structural reform remain Libya's last hope In the wake of the War for Tripoli, as a new stalemate set in around Sirte and Jufra over […]

Libya's Eastern-based Govt Resigns

By Al-Monitor staff. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Libya's eastern-based government resigns amid Benghazi protests The government aligned with Libyan strongman Khalifa Hifter resigned on Sunday following days of protests in Benghazi and other eastern cities. Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thani submitted his government's resignation […]

Call for Proposals: Voter and Civic Education Campaign

OBJECTIVES AND EXPECTED OUTPUTS/ DELIVERABLES The overall objective of this grant is to strengthen the Libyan democratic process through raising awareness on the significance of electoral processes among Libyan voters and increase their participation in municipal council elections. Kindly refer to the Terms of Reference for more details. SUBMISSION PROCESS The following documents must be […]

UN Statement on Libyan Consultative Meeting

Statement on the HD-Organised Libyan Consultative Meeting of 7-9 September 2020 in Montreux, Switzerland Acting Special Representative of the Secretary-General (ASRSG) and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) Stephanie Williams warmly welcomes the outcomes of the consultations amongst key Libyan stakeholders that took place in Montreux in Switzerland under the auspices of the […]