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New Telemedicine Initiative launched in Libya

UNDP, Japan, the startup Speetar, and the Ministry of Health launch the first Telemedicine initiative in Libya A significant proportion of Libya's population do not have access to good quality healthcare, most especially those who live in rural areas. In an attempt to combat the spread of the COVID-19 virus authorities have been forced to […]

Tawerghan Entrepreneurs get Grants to Rebuild Businesses

Ten entrepreneurs from Tawergha whose businesses were affected by conflict and COVID-19 participated in the Re-Start-Up marathon and received a total of 360,000 LYD (US$277,000) in grants to develop their businesses. The two-day marathon was organized by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) with funds from the Government of Japan, with the aim of helping […]

27 entrepreneurs on a marathon to Re-Start their Businesses

27 entrepreneurs on a marathon in Tripoli and Benghazi to restart their businesses Funded by the Government of Japan, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Libya launched today a two-day marathon in Tripoli which aimed at helping entrepreneurs to rebuild their businesses and reunite their communities with an eye on gender mainstreaming, environment and […]

Study to Develop Sirte Basin Concession 47

By John Lee. National Oil Corporation (NOC) chairman, Eng. Mustafa Sanalla, met on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 with the Japanese consortium in charge of studying the development of concession 47 in the Sirte Basin (Beda and Haram Fields) in accordance with the Memorandum of Understanding signed in 2009. The consortium presented a detailed presentation of […]

Traineeship Open for Applications

Under the European Union (EU)-funded “Strengthening Local Capacities for Resilience and Recovery" project, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Toyota Libya are expanding their partnership to provide additional group of young Libyans with three-month vocational training on car maintenance and reporting, computer skills and English, among other disciplines. The partnership aims to help the […]

IOM, Japan support Internally Displaced Families in Libya

Japan, through its Ministry of Foreign Affairs, has committed USD 679,500 to support a 12–month project addressing the immediate needs of internally displaced families in Libya. The project, Direct Assistance to Internally Displaced Persons in Libya, will provide much needed items to some of the most vulnerable families who are escaping the violent conflict in […]

Libyans Complete Bomb Disposal Course

Seventeen Libyan participants successfully completed a three-week-long humanitarian emergency response training course for explosive ordnance disposal on 5 November 2015. This humanitarian emergency response training course was intended to enhance the capacity of Libyan explosive ordnance disposal operators to conduct the safe and effective disposal of landmines and other unexploded ordnance in the field. The […]

UNMAS Course on De-Mining

UNMAS Celebrates Completion of Non-Technical Survey Course Programme The United Nations Mine Actions Service (UNMAS) and Arms and Ammunition Advisory Section (AAAS) of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) have celebrated the successful graduation of 15 Libyan participants including a female who completed the five day-long Non-Technical Survey Course on 9 October 2015. […]