Turkey Halts Search of Ship off Libyan Coast

By John Lee. Turkey has reportedly stopped an inspection by German forces of a suspicious vessel off the Libyan coast on Sunday. According to Politico, the German naval vessel "Hamburg" (pictured), which is in the Mediterranean as part of the EU's Operation Irini to enforce the U.N. arms embargo on Libya, stopped the Turkish vessel […]

Latest Oil Tenders

By John Lee. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has advertised new tenders: Land Transportation Services (Material & Fuel) to Wafa Field, Mellitah Oil and Gas Wastewater Treatment Plant for Nalut General Hospital, Eni North Africa B.V. Libyan Branch Renewal of Pipeline Supporting Structures at The Gas Plant Burn Bit, Sirte Oil Company (SOC) (Source: National […]

New Career Opportunities in Libya

By John Lee. The following career opportunities in Libya have been recently advertised: General Practitioner (Medical Doctor), International Rescue Committee (IRC) Protection Assistant - Tripoli, International Rescue Committee (IRC) Medical Team Leader - Tripoli, International Rescue Committee (IRC) Pharmacist Assistant - Tripoli, International Rescue Committee (IRC) WPE Case Workers (2 Openings) - Tripoli, International Rescue Committee […]

Italy contributes $500k to Libyan Peace Process

Italy contributes to the peace process in Libya by donating euro 450,000 UNDP's Political Dialogue Programme In the presence of Acting SRSG Stephanie Williams during the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF) held in Tunis under her leadership and facilitated by the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), the Deputy General Director/Central Director for the Mediterranean […]

UK supports Libyan Peace Process with $400k New Funding

The United Kingdom spurs the peace process in Libya with a new funding contribution of £300,000 to UNDP The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative, Mr. Gerardo Noto, and His Excellency, the United Kingdom (UK) Ambassador to Libya, Mr. Nicholas Hopton, have signed an agreement by which the UK donates 300,000 (US$ 395,656) to […]

UN publishes LPDF Roadmap for Talks

By John Lee. The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has published its "Roadmap for the Preparatory Phase of a Comprehensive Solution". It says the document was prepared in response to the popular demands expressed in consultative meetings of the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF). Click here to download the full document (Source: UN)

UN's Williams addresses Security Council

Remarks by Acting Special Representative of the Un Secretary-General Stephanie Williams to the Security Council - 19 November 2020: Madam President, Ambassador King (St. Vincent and the Grenadines), Excellencies, Since my last briefing on 2 September, we have made substantial progress in the search for peace and stability in Libya. After many years of oppression, […]

Ongoing US Support for Children in Libya

Ongoing U.S. Support for UNICEF's mission to protect children in Libya US Ambassador Richard Norland and UNICEF's new Special Representative for Libya Abdulkadir Musse had an introductory call on Monday to discuss UNICEF's important work in Libya. The meeting covered a wide range of issues facing children's health and safety in Libya including vaccine shortages, […]