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United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and United Nations Population Fund (UNICEF) present their Programme Priorities in Libya for 2019-2020

United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) will primarily support the government in building strong and resilient health and social systems to improve the health and well-being of women and youth throughout Libya

UNDP, UNFPA and UNICEF held a consultative workshop today with key stakeholders and members of the international community around their Country Programmes for 2019 and 2020 in Libya. Following consultations with the Government of Libya and relevant line ministries during the first half of the year, today’s meeting provided an…

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Urgent humanitarian access required to Derna Statement by the UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Libya, Maria Ribeiro

The continued encirclement of Derna and the escalation of conflict is having a devastating impact on civilians who fear for their lives

The humanitarian community in Libya is perturbed by the continued lack of humanitarian access and subsequent assistance into Derna despite repeated requests. Humanitarian actors have not been allowed to deliver life-saving assistance to Derna such as supplies to support medical facilities and other basic services as well as to provide…

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Tunisia: Reconciliation Committees and Experts from Ghadames and Awal Attend Training on Conflict Resolution, Human Rights Monitoring and Investigation Techniques

As part of the project “Towards National Reconciliation in Libya”, members of the reconciliation committees and experts from the Local Council of Awal and the city of Ghadames attended a three-day training in Tunis on 3-5 May 2018

As part of the project “Towards National Reconciliation in Libya”, members of the reconciliation committees and experts from the Local Council of Awal and the city of Ghadames attended a three-day training in Tunis on 3-5 May 2018.   Ghadames, a historic town located on the border with Algeria and…

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Libya: Human Rights Report on Civilian Casualties - April 2018

The majority of civilian casualties were caused by shelling (one death and 13 injuries), followed by gunfire (one death and 8 injuries), explosive remnants of war (ERW) (one death and three injuries), and vehicle-borne improvised explosive devices (VBIED)

From 1 to 30 April 2018, the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) documented 31 civilian casualties – four deaths and 27 injuries – during the conduct of hostilities across Libya. Victims included three men and one boy killed and 19 men, five women, two boys and one girl…

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Joint Communique of the Quartet Meeting on Libya

The meeting was chaired by the Secretary General of the League of Arab States Mr. Ahmed Aboul Gheit

1. The League of Arab States (LAS), the African Union (AU), the European Union (EU) and the United Nations (UN) held their fourth meeting at the headquarters of the League of Arab States on 30 April 2018 to discuss the situation in Libya and further coordinate their efforts in support of…

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United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) welcomes reconciliation agreements in support of peace and stability in Libya

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) welcomes all reconciliation initiatives between communities in Libya, aiming at restoring safety and stability to the daily lives of Libyans

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) welcomes all reconciliation initiatives between communities in Libya, aiming at restoring safety and stability to the daily lives of Libyans. In this context the mission welcomes recent reconciliation efforts and the agreement signed between the cities of Misrata and Zintan and hopes…

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Libya Migration Working Group Convenes in Tripoli for third time

The Ministry of Labour talked about Labour Migration in Libya with a specific focus on the opportunities for the Libyan labour market assessment to identify professional and economic sectors that suffer from skills and labour development

The Libyan Ministry of Foreign Affairs and IOM, the UN Migration Agency co-chaired the third Migration Working Group meeting in Tripoli. During the meeting, held on 25 April, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, participants heard the national identified priorities for international assistance in the areas of migration and analyzed…

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United Nations delivers Explosive Ordnance Disposal equipment to support Libyan authorities in dealing with explosive hazards

United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) Libya remains committed to strengthening the ability of Libyan National Security Institutions

 Explosive remnants of war lead to devastating humanitarian consequences, causing injury, death and massive displacement of civilians across Libya. With limited resources, Libyan Security Institutions such as the National Safety Authority and Military Engineers carry out the critical and risky clearance work to reduce the impact of explosive remnants of…

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Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations provides Training for Libyan Officials in Communication and reporting on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

The training program focused on two main components, communication and statistics and data collection

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) concluded a ten-day training program to officers from the Libyan Ministry of Agriculture, Animal and Marine Wealth. This program, delivered from 09 to 19 April, focused on communication and data collection, in line with the recently announced program related to…