Tag Archives | Women

New Initiative to Empower Women, Youth and Migrants in Libya

UNDP and UN Women launch a joint initiative in Libya to empower women, youth and migrants The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Women (UN Women) in Libya marked the International Women's Day 2020 with the launch of a new joint initiative aimed at promoting gender equality and women and youth empowerment […]

EU Statement in Support of Libyan Women

The European Union Delegation to Libya has issued the following statement in agreement with the EU Heads of Mission to Libya and Head of Mission of Canada: "The Delegation of the European Union, the EU Heads of Mission to Libya and the Head of Mission of Canada remain strongly committed to promoting equal rights and […]

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 […]

Call for Proposals: Supporting Women and Youth in Libya

Call for Proposals: supporting women and youth civil society organizations in Libya UNDP and UN Women are launching a joint Call for Proposal for Small Low Grants to support women and youth civil society organizations in Libya. The project will be in two phases: Training for CSOs to strengthen their skills to conceptualize, design and […]

UNSMIL and OHCHR Train Libyan Women Activists

UNSMIL in collaboration with OHCHR completed a three-day training on the integration of gender into the Universal Periodic Review Process. The training targeted 15 geographically diverse women activists working on issues related to gender equality, combatting gender-based violence and promoting human rights. It further aimed to maximize knowledge among participants of gender sensitive analyses, monitoring, […]

Libyan CSOs to support Youth and Women Start-Ups

Six Libyan CSOs signed MoU to support young and women start-ups In the framework of EU4PSL project, financed by the European Union, Expertise France organized a call for proposals for civil society organizations (CSOs) to support young, women’s economic empowerment by enabling them to create their own business start-ups. Six CSOs from the three regions […]

TechWomen Program now Open for Applications

TechWomen brings emerging women leaders in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) from Africa, Central Asia and the Middle East together with their professional American counterparts for a mentorship and exchange program. TechWomen provides participants access to networks, resources, and knowledge to empower them to reach their full potential. During the five-week program, participants engage […]

Celebrating Gender Equality in Libya

By IWPR. Institute for War and Peace Reporting (IWPR)’s work with women-led NGOs highlighted at embassy event. The British government hosted seven Libyan partners working on IWPR’s UK-funded Antea Raeda (You Are A Pioneer) project at a reception to celebrate the month-long equality project #GenderNovember. Through Ante Raeda, IWPR is equipping women’s civil society groups […]