UN appoints Jan Kubis as Special Envoy on Libya

2021-01-19 01:12:52
Secretary-General appoints Mr. Ján Kubiš of Slovakia as his Special Envoy on Libya and Head of United Nations Support Mission in Libya United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Ján Kubiš of Slovakia as his Special Envoy on Libya and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL).  This position is […]
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Latest Oil Tenders

2021-01-19 01:12:41
By John Lee. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has advertised new tenders: Engineering constructions of the tanks and pipelines, Akakus Oil Operations Firefighting systems, Akakus Oil Operations Sea Water Reverse Osmosis, Akakus Oil Operations Pest Control Services at Mellitah Complex, Mellitah Oil & Gas Rehabilitation & upgrading of Hamada airport NC-8 - NC-5, Arabian Gulf Oil […]
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New Career Opportunities in Libya

2021-01-19 01:12:35
By John Lee. The following career opportunities in Libya have been recently advertised: M&E / Community Development Officer, Committed To Good (CTG) Programme Monitor, Committed To Good (CTG) Communications Officer, Committed To Good (CTG) Communications and Information Technology Officer / ICT Emergency Response Specialist, Committed To Good (CTG) Instructional Designer/Course Developer, Committed To Good (CTG) […]
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Williams conducts Digital Dialogue with 1000 Libyans

2021-01-17 23:10:37
ASRSG Williams conducts digital dialogue with 1000 Libyans Following the four-day meeting of the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum's Advisory Committee in Geneva, Acting Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Libya, Stephanie Williams logged in to an AI - powered chat to engage in a digital dialogue with 1,000 Libyans, the majority of whom hailed from […]
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Williams' Opening Remarks to LPDF Advisory Cmte

2021-01-16 23:06:23
Opening Remarks of the Acting Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Libya, Stephanie Williams - Meeting of the LPDF Advisory Committee I have been struck by how many of you have observed that you are here witnessing history, that your beloved country is at a turning point, that you believe what you have before you […]

Briefing on ongoing Advisory Committee Talks

2021-01-15 23:05:50
UNSMIL Spokesperson press briefing on ongoing Advisory Committee talks and progress in various dialogue tracks Meeting in Geneva of the LPDF's Advisory Committee, facilitated by Stephanie Williams, Acting Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Libya  As you know much has been accomplished during the meeting of the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF), which took place […]

EUBAM Libya: New Head of Mission Appointed

2021-01-14 23:05:31
Natalina Cea has been appointed Head of Mission of the EU Border Assistance Mission (EUBAM) in Libya. She will take up her duties on 1 February 2021 succeeding Vincenzo Tagliaferri, who has been Head of Mission since 1 September 2016. Natalina Cea is an Italian civil servant who has worked at a senior level for […]

EY to audit Libyan Investment Authority (LIA)

2021-01-13 15:54:12
The Libyan Investment Authority (LIA) has signed a contract with global accounting firm EY [formerly known as Ernst & Young], launching the preparatory stage of a financial statements audit for the year ending 31 December 2019. According to a statement from the LIA, this is part of the LIA's commitment to enhance governance, transparency and […]

Enka, Siemens, to start work on Libyan Power Plants

2021-01-12 01:38:45
By John Lee. The Turkish engineering and construction firm Enka, in consortium with Germany's Siemens, is about to start the construction at the Misurata [Misrata] 650 MW Simple Cycle Power Plant and Tripoli West 671 MW Simple Cycle Power Plant in Libya. According to a statement from Enka. the contracts have been signed with the […]

Latest Oil Tender

2021-01-12 01:38:39
By John Lee. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has advertised a new tender: Renewal of Pipeline Supporting Structures at The Gas Plant Burn Bit, Sirte Oil Company (SOC) (Source: National Oil Corporation)

New Career Opportunities in Libya

2021-01-12 01:38:35
By John Lee. The following career opportunities in Libya have been recently advertised: Logistics Assistant, International Rescue Committee (IRC) Education Project Technical Assistant, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Project Analyst, UNDP - United Nations Development Programme Senior Programme Assistant, UNHCR - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Admin Associate, UNHCR - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees […]

UK Libya Sanctions Guidance

2021-01-11 01:21:18
Libya (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 The Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation (OFSI), part of HM Treasury, is responsible for improving the understanding, implementation and enforcement of financial sanctions in the United Kingdom. OFSI publishes a list of individuals and organisations subject to financial sanctions as well as general guidance to promote compliance. Click here […]

Renewed Support for Joint Military Commission and Ceasefire

2021-01-10 01:30:15
UNSMIL and Security Working Group for Libya reiterate full support to the Joint Military Commission and the full implementation of the ceasefire agreement The co-chairs of the Security Working Group (SWG) for  Libya, represented by the African Union, France, Italy, Turkey, and the United Kingdom and the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) held […]

US to help NOC improve its Strategic Plan

2021-01-08 01:33:14
The National Oil Corporation (NOC) is launching a project to study and improve the NOC's Strategic Plan and support corporate governance in the oil sector, in collaboration with the US Department of Energy. The NOC is partnering with the US Department of Energy to carry out a comprehensive study of the NOC's medium to long-term […]

Follow up on Critical Economic Reforms in Libya

2021-01-07 01:35:51
Libyan Economic Dialogue Meets to Follow up on Critical Economic Reforms On 5 January, Acting Special Representative of the Secretary-General (ASRSG) and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya Stephanie Williams, together with the co-chairs of the Economic Working Group (EWG), including the Ambassadors of the Republic of Egypt, the European Union, and […]

NOC acquires Yara's stake in Libyan Fertiliser Company

2021-01-06 15:35:52
Norwegian fertiliser producer Yara International has entered into an agreement with Libya's National Oil Corporation (NOC) and the Libyan Investment Authority (LIA) on 31 December 2020 to divest its full ownership interest in the Libyan Norwegian Fertiliser Company (LIFECO). Yara's full legal ownership interest in LIFECO together with all economic rights and all obligations and […]

Latest Oil Tenders

2021-01-06 15:35:46
By John Lee. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has advertised new tenders: External Offshore Pipeline (OPL) Survey, GreenStream B.V. Upgrade of Let-Down Station for Local Market Gas Supply, GreenStream B.V. Construction of 20 Housing Unit Blocks (TP-209111-X), Sirte Oil Company (SOC) (Source: National Oil Corporation)

New Career Opportunities in Libya

2021-01-06 15:35:41
By John Lee. The following career opportunities in Libya have been recently advertised: Protection Coordinator, Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Team Leader, Development Alternatives, Inc. (DAI) Country Programme Coordinator, INTERSOS - Organizzazione Umanitaria Onlus Monitoring & Evaluation Volunteer, Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development (ACTED) Programme Manager (Community Stabilization), IOM - International Organization for Migration Senior […]

LPDF continues meetings of Advisory and Legal Cmte's

2021-01-06 15:35:36
LPDF continues in parallel meetings of Advisory and Legal Committees Acting Special Representative of the Secretary-General (ASRSG) Stephanie Williams was pleased to convene today the first virtual meeting of the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum's Advisory Committee (AC), composed of 18 LPDF members, to discuss the mandate of the committee, its tasks, expected outcomes, and the […]

Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF) 2021

2021-01-05 15:29:17
Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF) 2021 Notice of Funding Opportunity PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The U.S. Embassy to Libya invites alumni of U.S. government-sponsored exchange programs to apply for the 2021 Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF 2021).  Proposals must include teams of at least two alumni that meet all program eligibility requirements. The most competitive proposals will […]

Video: Libya approves New Exchange Rate

2021-01-04 15:22:50
From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. The devaluation of Libya's currency has taken effect, a move that is hoped will help the economy. The Central Bank has agreed to a devalued exchange rate of 4.48 dinars to the US […]

NOC signs Contract to drill 10 Water Wells

2021-01-02 15:19:17
As part of sustainable development programs of the National Oil Corporation ( NOC ), sponsored and financed by Repsol Consortium, coordinated and followed-up by the committees formed by Akakos Oil Operations Company. On Thursday, December 31, 2020, at the National Oil Corporation headquarters in Tripoli, a contract was signed to drill 10 water wells in […]

Joint Statement on Support for LPDF

2021-01-01 15:16:21
U.S. joins statement with France, Germany, Italy and UK on Support for LPDF The Ambassadors of Germany, Italy and the United States and the Charge d'Affaires of France and the United Kingdom, joined by UNSMIL, met virtually with Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj on December 30 to reiterate full support for the success of the UN-facilitated […]

Mitigating the Impact of Media Reporting of Terrorism: Libya case study

2020-12-31 23:52:40
By Mary Fitzgerald (@MaryFitzger), for the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism - The Hague (ICCT). Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Mitigating the Impact of Media Reporting of Terrorism: Libya case study This research paper shows that Libyan media outlets - particularly […]

"Cash for Work" Initiative launched in Abu Salim

2020-12-31 23:51:31
First "Cash for Work" initiative in Libya launched in Abu Salim As part of its effort to help conflict-affected people in Libya to have access to a temporary work opportunity for income generation, The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) partnered with the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) and the Municipality of Abu Salim to implement the […]