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HRW: Detainees at Risk of Coronavirus Spread

As Libyan authorities confirmed three COVID-19 cases in the country as of March 28, 2020, they need to be prepared to limit the spread of the virus in overcrowded detention facilities and shelters for displaced people, Human Rights Watch (HRW) has said. Libya's health care system, along with other public services, has been battered by […]

Warfare in Libya and the New International Disorder

By Wolfram Lacher for War on the Rocks. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Drones, Deniability, and Disinformation: Warfare in Libya and the New International Disorder Western governments have watched the battle over Libya’s capital, Tripoli, with disinterest, even as it has […]

Programme for Better Access to Services in Libya

Progress of EU-funded programme for better access to services in Libya presented The progress of the EU-funded programme « Recovery, Stability and Socio-economic Development in Libya » was presented yesterday, at the third steering committee meeting, in presence of H.E. Dr Milad, Libyan Minister of Local Governance, who commended the European Union and partners for […]

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 […]

Female Entrepreneurs Celebrated in Libya

In the framework of the project European Union for Private Sector in Libya (EU4PSL), funded by the European Union, 12 Libyan female entrepreneurs across Libya were awarded a prize of 5000 euros each at the awards ceremony "Women Female Entrepreneurs Contest" held in Tunis. In total 30 women from all regions of Libya participated in […]

Support to Libyan Municipalities: ISAL Kick-Off

Support to Libyan Municipalities : ISAL Program Kick-Off On 12 December 2019, CILG VNG International, in partnership with DRI, organized a kick-off event of the programme “Improved Service delivery and Accountability at Local level in Libya” (ISAL), funded by the European Union. "The delivery of social services is a key component of the work of […]

Development Vulnerable to “Next Generation” Inequalities

New UNDP Report: Global development vulnerable to “next generation” inequalities A new  report highlights the expanding nature of global inequality, pointing to a new generation of inequalities which may trigger a new great divergence in society of the kind not seen since the Industrial Revolution nearly two centuries ago. These are among the findings of […]

Workshop for Primary Health Care Nurses in Libya

The WHO country office in Libya, in collaboration with its Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean and the Ministry of Health of Libya,completed a 2-week training of trainers workshop for the primary health care (PHC) nursing workforce in Libya. The workshop, comprising one-week theoretical sessions followed by a week of practical training, was made possible […]