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EU provides Essential Meds to 3 Municipalities in Libya

60,000 people including women and children will benefit from lifesaving and essential medicines that have been dispatched to the municipalities of Janzour, AlMaya and QaraBolli last week. The supplies that include vaccines carriers, obstetric kits and cold boxes are essential to guarantee that quality primary health and lifesaving maternal, new-born and child health care are […]

WFP Libya COVID-19 Response June 2020

Already in a state of prolonged conflict, intensification of fighting and the effects of the coronavirus pandemic and the restrictions to block its spread have deeply impacted Libya. With needs, chief among them food needs, spiking, further destabilization of the economic sphere and disrupted supply chains have thrown already vulnerable communities into significantly more danger. […]

UNHCR, WFP give Refugees Emergency Food Aid

UNHCR, WFP join forces to reach thousands of refugees and asylum seekers in Libya with emergency food aid UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and the World Food Programme, WFP, are joining forces in Libya in a project that will aim to reach up to 10,000 food insecure refugees and asylum seekers with emergency food aid […]

UNSMIL Statement on Recent Developments in Libya

The tragedy that has beset Libya for more than a year has proven, beyond any doubt, that any war among Libyans is a losing war.  There can be no real victor, only heavy losses for the nation and its people, who have already suffered due to conflict for more than nine years. A political solution […]

Williams Briefing to the Security Council- 19 May 2020

Acting SRSG Stephanie Williams Briefing to the Security Council- 19 May 2020 Mr. President, Members of the Security Council, Let me open with best wishes to our Muslim colleagues on the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan. Allow me also to congratulate Estonia for its Presidency of the Security Council this month. Mr. President, […]

Libyan Entrepreneur delivers Supplies during Lockdown

By John Lee. A Libyan entrepreneur's online platform delivers supplies during the COVID-19 lockdown and the ongoing conflict Like many other countries in the world, Libya imposed emergency lockdown measures, enforcing closure of all public spaces and a curfew in an attempt to prevent the spread of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). The lockdown ordered the […]

EUR18m from EU for UNDP Resilience Programme in Libya

EU increases funds to €18 million for UNDP Resilience programme in Libya targeting 20 new municipalities Within the framework of the European Union Trust Fund for Africa "the North of Africa Window," the EU has backed with €18 million a new phase of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) resilience project in Libya which aims […]