Tag Archives | European Union (EU)

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 […]

EU helps Libya with Mine Clearance

EU provides assistance to Libya in mine clearance operations Last week, EU Ambassador to Libya Mr. Alan Bugeja and the Libyan Minister of Interior discussed ongoing EU support in demining and clearing IEDs (Improvised Explosive Devices) so that the inhabitants of the areas around the former frontlines around Tripoli can safely return to their homes. […]

EU Statement following Call with Foreign Minister

Statement by the EU Head of Delegation, Alan Bugeja following a call with Foreign Minister Siala: Appreciate the useful call with His Excellency Minister of Foreign Affairs Sialeh on recent developments in Libya, in which she stressed the need for serious participation by both sides in the 5 + 5 talks under the auspices of […]

EU Delegation on the Murder of Trafficked Migrants

The European Union Delegation issued the following statement on 30 May in agreement with the EU Heads of Mission to Libya: The European Union Delegation and EU Member State Heads of Mission condemn the murder of thirty trafficked migrants, mostly Bangladeshi nationals, on 27 May in Mizda [Mezda] which also resulted in others wounded. We […]

EU Funds School Rehabilitation in Libya

UNICEF has completed the rehabilitation of Alzohoor School in Ain Zara Municipality providing access to improved education environment for nearly 800 girls and 950 boys. On the occasion of the official completion, an inauguration ceremony took place on 10 May. The school original building was destroyed and heavily damaged in 2019. This school is one […]

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 […]

Libya "Needs European Boots on the Ground"

By Stefano Marcuzzi, for Carnegie Europe. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. The EU must seize on the strategic opportunity presented by the coronavirus pandemic to take the initiative away from Russia and Turkey in Libya. The full article can be read […]

New Military Operation EUNAVFOR MED IRINI Sets Sail

On 4 May, the European Union Operation EUNAVFOR MED IRINI commenced its activities at sea with the French naval vessel Jean Bart and a maritime patrol aircraft contributed by Luxembourg. Assets such as the French ship Jean Bart are particularly valuable for the Operation as they have the potential to monitor both the sea lines […]