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Using Tech in Improve Waste Management in Libya

By Osama Mansour, Head of Exploration at UNDP's Accelerator Lab in Libya. Is technological innovation the key to improve Solid Waste Management? An ingredient that the Accelerator Lab in Libya is testing. Charles Kettering once said: "A problem well stated is half solved." The Accelerator Lab in Libya has dig deep to understand the complex […]

UN Condemns Disruption of Water and Electricity Supply

Statement by Yacoub El Hillo (pictured), Humanitarian Coordinator in Libya, on the disruption of water and electricity supply More than two million people, including 600,000 children, who live in Tripoli and surrounding towns and cities, are suffering from water cuts for almost a week now. The water supply, part of the Great Man-Made River, was […]

Ensuring access to Clean Water in Sabha

Libya: Ensuring access to clean water to promote health for communities in Sabha To overcome the burdens on community members, to mitigate the adverse health and environmental impacts and to contribute to the improved quality of life, the EU together with its partner IOM has supplied the General Water and Waste Water Company (GWWC) in […]

EU Partnership with AICS, UNDP and UNICEF

The rehabilitation of critical infrastructure and the delivery of better services to Libyans are at the core of the European Union funded programme on "Recovery, Stability and Socio-economic Development in Libya." Implemented by the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the programme […]

SFL hands over Backhoe Loaders to Ghat

The Stabilization Facility for Libya hands over four backhoe loaders to Ghat With the objective of supporting the water and sanitation sector in Ghat severely affected by the floods that hit the city in June 2019, the Stabilization Facility for Libya (SFL) has provided the Municipality with four backhoe loaders. The equipment will help the […]

Libyan Militias "take EU Funds for Migrants"

Making misery pay: Libya militias take EU funds for migrants When the European Union started funneling millions of euros into Libya to slow the tide of migrants crossing the Mediterranean, the money came with EU promises to improve detention centers notorious for abuse and fight human trafficking. That hasn’t happened. Instead, the misery of migrants […]

NOC launches Electrification Project in Ajdabiya

The National Oil Corporation (NOC) launched a community electrification and grid decongestion project in Ajdabiya municipality, as part of the Corporation’s efforts to support and strengthen public infrastructure, sustainable development and energy security in the area. NOC’s Sustainable Development department is set to complete a series of works, valued at over 1 million dinars, including […]

"Support to Municipalities in Libya" Workshop

In the framework of "Support to Municipalities in Libya" programme, co-financed by the European Union and Germany, a workshop was organised, gathering 16 municipalities across Libya. The objective is to develop institutional capacities for improved delivery of services at the local level. The project is intended to provide institutional assessments, institutional development plans and to […]