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Young Mediterranean Voices needed in New Leadership Seminar

Call for participation to Young Mediterranean Voices New Leadership Seminar The Mediterranean Academy of Diplomatic Studies (MEDAC) is running a call for participation to invite young leaders to the second edition of the “The Young Mediterranean Voices New Leadership Seminar”, taking place in Malta from 17 to 23 November 2019. The deadline to apply is […]

EU Declaration on UN-Facilitated Political Process in Libya

Declaration by the High Representative Federica Mogherini on behalf of the EU on the support to the UN facilitated political process in Libya The European Union and its Member States are united in demanding that all Libyan parties commit to a permanent ceasefire and return to a UN facilitated political process. The European Union and […]

EU trains Libyan Navy on Diving

A training module on “Basic Ship’s Divers Course” for three Libyan trainees has been completed in the Navy Training Centre of Split (Croatia) on 19 July 2019. Managed by EUNAVFOR Med Operation Sophia and hosted by the Croatian Navy, the training module lasted five weeks and focused on diving procedures and techniques in order to […]

EU strengthens Fisheries Industry in Libya

A group of officials and technical experts from a diverse set of Libya’s leading coastal cities visited Galicia in mid-July on a study visit intended to advance the development of a local fisheries industry in Libya, complementing a project already launched with the support of the European Committee of the Regions and the Italian region […]

Operation Sophia trains Libyan Coastguards

The “Visit, Board, Search and Seizure” training module for 41 Libyan trainees ended on 19 July with the closing ceremony in the NATO Maritime Interdiction Operational Training Centre (NMIOTC) in Souda Bay, Crete (Greece). The three-week module consisted of both theoretical and practical lectures, including topics as International Human Rights, Basic First Aid and Gender […]

Handover of Water Tank to Kufra Municipality

The European Union, Ministry of Local Governance and UNDP handover a water tank to Kufra Municipality As part of its efforts to support local authorities to restore security, livelihoods opportunities and essential services delivery, the Ministry of Local Governance, the European Union (EU), and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) handed over today a fully […]

EU funds Training for Mine Risk Education

With a generous funding from EU Neighbourhood and Enlargement, twelve volunteers from Libya Red Crescent and the Boy Scouts completed a five-day training on delivering Mine Risk Education to Children, caregivers and community members. The overall objective of the Mine Risk Education programme is to equip girls and boys with the knowledge and skills required […]

Concern over Disappearance of Libyan MP

By John Lee. International bodies have expressed their concern over the disappearance of a Libyan Member of Parliament. In a statement, UNSMIL said: “UNSMIL is gravely concerned by and closely following up on media reports about the disappearance of Ms. Siham Sergewa and the injury of her husband. An elected House of Representatives member, Ms. […]