Tag Archives | France

France gives EUR 1m to help IDPs

France invests Euro 1 million to support the safe return of IDPs in ‎the Great Tripoli Area The French Ambassador to Libya, Ms. Béatrice Le Fraper du Hellen, has signed an agreement with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative, Mr. Gerardo Noto, by which France commits Euro 1 million to support UNDP's initiative […]

Trump presses Macron on Libya; France-Turkey Row Continues

By Bryant Harris, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Trump presses Macron on Libya as France-Turkey row continues President Donald Trump pressed President Emmanuel Macron on France's role in Libya during a phone call on Monday. White House spokesman Judd […]

France Increases Contribution to Local Elections in Libya

France increases its contribution to UNDP's support to Local elections in Libya France tops up its contribution to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)'s Local Election project (LEP) with € 138, 500 (US$ 156,800) towards democratic governance in municipalities across Libya. The initiative aims to promote local democracy and stability in Libya -through the organization […]

Can Tunisia stay out of Libya War?

By Mohamed Ali Ltifi for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Tunisian President Kais Saied visited France June 22, in his first trip to Europe since his election in October 2019. Saied met with French President Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee […]

Female Entrepreneurs Celebrated in Libya

In the framework of the project European Union for Private Sector in Libya (EU4PSL), funded by the European Union, 12 Libyan female entrepreneurs across Libya were awarded a prize of 5000 euros each at the awards ceremony "Women Female Entrepreneurs Contest" held in Tunis. In total 30 women from all regions of Libya participated in […]

EU supports SMEs through Libyan Banks

EU supports small and medium-sized enterprises through Libyan banks Within the EU4PSL project, a meeting was held on 20 December to establish founding units to support SMEs through Libyan banks. It took place at Expertise France office in Tunisia, in the presence of Dr. Mukhtar Al-Tawil, director of banking supervision, and representatives of Libyan banks: […]

Total to Invest $650m in Waha Field

By John Lee. Tbe National Oil Corporation (NOC) has announced its approval of Total’s acquisition of Marathon Oil Libya Limited (MOLL)'s stake in the Waha concessions, which represents 16.33 percent of the concessions. According to NOC, Total has committed to invest 650 million USD to the development of the Waha concessions and to ramp up […]

EU Project Provides Training on Project Management in Libya

EU-funded project provides training on operational project management For a full intensive week, 15 top Libyan executives from the 6 Chambers of Commerce of Benghazi, Garhyan, Misrata, Sebah, Tripoli and Zintan, and from the General Libyan Union of Chambers of Commerce, have received an international training in “Operational Project Management”, within the framework of SLEIDSE […]