Tag Archives | United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

New Career Opportunities in Libya

By John Lee. The following career opportunities in Libya have been recently advertised: Shelter & Infrastructure Coordinator, Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Protection Manager, International Rescue Committee (IRC) Community Outreach Officer, International Rescue Committee (IRC) PSS Facilitator, International Rescue Committee (IRC) Project Manager, UNDP – United Nations Development Programme Senior Programme Assistant, UNHCR – United Nations High […]

Approach to Refugees and Migrants “Must Change”

UNHCR and IOM joint statement: International approach to refugees and migrants in Libya must change On 3 July, more than 50 refugees and migrants lost their lives in an airstrike on the Tajoura Detention Centre in the east of Libya’s Tripoli. This week, we appealed to the European Union and African Union to prevent such […]

New Career Opportunities in Libya

By John Lee. The following career opportunities in Libya have been recently advertised: Program Director, International Medical Corps Protection and GBV Specialist, International Medical Corps Education Programme Development Manager, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) ICT Associate (Infrastructure), UNHCR – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (Source: UN) (Picture: Finger pressing a new career start button from Olivier Le […]

EU calls for an end to Fighting in Libya

Declaration by the High Representative Federica Mogherini on behalf of the EU on the latest developments in Libya The shocking attack on the Tajoura detention centre that caused the death of dozens of refugees and migrants and injured many more, including children and women, is a stark reminder of how the war in Libya is […]

New Career Opportunities in Libya

By John Lee. The following career opportunities in Libya have been recently advertised: Political Affairs Officer, UNSMIL – United Nations Support Mission in Libya Translator, UNSMIL – United Nations Support Mission in Libya Mission Planning Officer, UNSMIL – United Nations Support Mission in Libya Special Assistant, Political Affairs, UNSMIL – United Nations Support Mission in Libya […]

New Career Opportunities in Libya

By John Lee. The following career opportunities in Libya have been recently advertised: Senior Protection Assistant, UNHCR – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Senior Field Security Officer, IOM – International Organization for Migration ICT Associate, UNDP – United Nations Development Programme Senior Rule of Law Officer, UNSMIL – United Nations Support Mission in Libya (Source: […]

130 Refugees Evacuated from Libya

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, evacuated 130 people out of Libya last week, marking the first evacuations to Niger in 2019. The individuals evacuated had been detained in very dire conditions, and for months on end. UNHCR advocated for them to be released, and transferred them to the Gathering and Departure Facility in Tripoli, which […]

Libya-Niger Resettlement Update

Persons of Concern to UNHCR in Libya As of 28 January 2019, a total of 56,756 asylum seekers and refugees are registered with UNHCR in Libya. A total of 3,906 individuals have been identified by UNHCR and its partners to be currently in one of the accessible Libyan detention centres. Evacuation from Libya Since the […]