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Joint Statement on Hostilities in Tripoli

The governments of Egypt, France, Italy, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America reiterate their deep concern about ongoing hostilities in Tripoli

The text of the following statement on Libya was released by the Governments of Egypt, France, Italy, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Begin Text: The governments of Egypt, France, Italy, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America reiterate…

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Situation in Southern Libya

Statement by Robert Palladino, Deputy Spokesperson

The United States is concerned by ongoing tensions in southern Libya, which have prolonged the closure of critical oil infrastructure and deprived all Libyans of vital economic resources. We call on all parties to urgently establish a mutually acceptable security arrangement that will guarantee the safety of National Oil Corporation…

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Ambassador Bodde’s Meeting in Libya

On January 30, Ambassador Peter Bodde led an official delegation to Misrata for a meeting with the Minister of Interior Fathi Bashaga, Central Military Zone Commander Major-General Mohammad Haddad, and other military officials. Discussions focused on efforts to ensure that Libya’s security institutions are fully capable of providing security to the…

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U.S. Embassy Libya relaunches the 2019 U.S.- Libya Space Camp Scholarship

The U.S. Embassy to Libya is now accepting applications for the 2019 U.S.-Libya Space Camp Scholarship Program

Application deadline:  February 15, 2019 Apply here:  www.spacecamplibya.ly The U.S. Embassy to Libya is now accepting applications for the 2019 U.S.-Libya Space Camp Scholarship Program that will give Libyan students and educators the opportunity to challenge themselves in an elite training center designed for the top scientists and astronauts from around the world.   The U.S. Embassy, in partnership…

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Renewal of U.S.-Libya Science and Technology Agreement Increases Opportunities for Youth and Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Educators

The renewal of the U.S.-Libya Science and Technology Cooperation Agreement Science is key to further strengthening bilateral cooperation in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (or STEM) fields

On November 15, the U.S. State Department hosted a signing ceremony in the Treaty Room in recognition of the ten-year renewal of the U.S.-Libya Science and Technology Cooperation Agreement.  Present to sign the Agreement were Libyan Ambassador Wafa Bughaighis and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Oceans and…

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U.S. Companies meet with Libya Local Investment & Development Fund (LLIDF) to promote Libya’s economy

Representatives from American companies such as Bechtel, Caterpillar, G.E., G.E. Health, Whispering Bell, and Hill International attended the event in Tunis

On March 22, the U.S. Embassy Libya External Office, based in Tunis, and the Libya Local Investment & Development Fund (LLIDF) co-hosted a U.S.-Libya commercial roundtable, bringing together representatives of U.S. companies to learn about LLIDF’s priorities on private sector investment to advance shared interests in creating essential infrastructure and…

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Joint Statement by the Ambassadors to Libya of France, Italy, the United Kingdom, and the USA

France, Italy, the United Kingdom, and the United States are monitoring ongoing acts of conflict in Libya closely

France, Italy, the United Kingdom and the United States condemn the October 30 airstrikes on Derna, which killed at least fifteen civilians, including twelve women and children, and injured many others. We offer our condolences to the families of the victims, and call for immediate humanitarian access to assist the…

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MEPI Student Leaders Program 2018

Applications for 2018 will be accepted from October 23, 2017, through December 14, 2017

The Student Leaders program offers outstanding undergraduates from across the MENA region an intensive leadership training course of approximately 5 weeks in the United States. The program emphasizes lessons in participatory governance and the application of leadership skills. The Student Leaders program is a rigorous exchange program for up to 60…