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Multi-sectoral Response to COVID-19 Pandemic in Libya

Multi-sectoral Preparedness and Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic in Libya The United States Agency for International Development Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (USAID) will provide UNICEF with US$2 million in response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Libya. The multi-sectoral programme will contribute to controlling the further spread of COVID-19 by reducing human-to-human transmission and mitigating collateral […]

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 […]

Libya a "Special Case" in Human Trafficking

By John Lee. The US State Department has classified Libya is a "Special Case" in human trafficking for the fifth consecutive year. In its latest Trafficking in Persons Report (TIP Report), it says that the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) has struggled to govern large swaths of Libyan territory, as it did not exercise […]

Women, Peace and Security in a Libyan Context

Full and effective participation of women in public life, including all political processes and peace building initiatives remains essential and a core priority for UNSMIL. Twenty five years following  the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, which represented a turning point for the global agenda on gender equality, and as we approach the twentieth anniversary […]

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 […]

NOC, OMV support Ajdabiya Hospital

On Sunday, June 21, 2020, the Department of Sustainable Development delivered two containers (40 and 20 feet) loaded with a number of medical devices, including resuscitators, cardiographs, monitoring the patient's vital functions, blood oxygen meters, and other devices of importance in intensive care and patient detection devices for all departments such as women, newborns, children […]

Tripoli seeks Floating Power Station from Turkey

By John Lee. Turkish power company Karadeniz Holding is reported to be in talks with the Libya's Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA) to sell electricity. A spokesperson for the company told Bloomberg that Libya has daily power outages of eight to 10 hours, and that the company is ready to send ships with 1,000 […]

The Next Steps in Libya

By Michael O'Hanlon and Federica Saini Fasanotti. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. There has been mildly encouraging news out of Libya in recent months, almost nine years after the overthrow of Moammar Gadhafi led to chaos rather than an improvement […]