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EU considers training Libyan Coast Guard and Navy

EUNAVFORMED Irini explores possibility to train Libyan Coast Guard and Navy During his visit in Puglia, Admiral Agostini, EUNAVFORMED Operation Commander, explored the possibility offered by the Italian Navy to train Libyan Coast Guard and Navy. This task of the Operation Irini is pending the political decision from the Libyan counterpart about a dedicated agreement…. Read More

EU High Rep meets with Serraj and Saleh  

EU High Representative held talks with President Serraj and President of the House of Representatives Saleh The EU High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell visited Libya on Tuesday 1st September for the first time since the beginning of his mandate, continuing EU efforts to advance the political process and resume political dialogue to end the conflict in… Read More

Partnership to Combat Child Labour in Iraq

ILO and RDPP launch a partnership to combat worst forms of child labour in Iraq The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the European Regional Development and Protection Programme for Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq (RDPP II) have launched a partnership to tackle the worst forms of child labour amongst Syrian refugees, internally displaced persons and vulnerable… Read More

EU Supports Libyan Ceasefire

Remarks by the EU High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell: the European Union supports the ceasefire in Libya: Today [27th August], we have had the first physical meeting of Defence Ministers since the outbreak of the coronavirus in March. I am sure that coming together has allowed us to go deeper into the several sensitive issues that… Read More

Socio-Economic growth through Eco-Tourism in Thi Qar

Launch of Sumereen: Socio-economic growth through eco-tourism in Thi Qar Funded by the European Union (EU), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will be supporting socio-economic growth through eco-tourism and cultural heritage preservation in the Governorate of Thi Qar, south of Iraq. Virtually launched, project Sumereen: Sumerian Youth for Economic Development and Cultural Heritage, will… Read More

EU gives Additional $12m for ‎Social Cohesion in Libya ‎

EU provides an additional € 10 million (US$ 12 million) in support of UNDP’s ‎Stability and Social Cohesion programme in Libya ‎ The European Union is providing € 10 million in extra funding for the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) new initiative on Stability, Unity, Social Cohesion (SUSC) in Libya. The initiative aims at supporting… Read More

EU mobilizes EUR 20m for COVID-19 Response in Libya

As part of its global response to the coronavirus pandemic, the European Union (EU) has mobilised €20 million to assist the Libyan government in tackling the ongoing crisis. In partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), the EU will support the prevention… Read More

How Europeans can reduce Iraqi Dependence on Iran, US

By Sajad Jiyad, for the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR). Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Torn between two allies: How Europeans can reduce Iraqi dependence on Iran and the US After the long fight against the Islamic State group… Read More

EU delivers Support to Border Management in Libya

The EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa (EUTF Africa) has announced delivery of 30 vehicles (SUV) by the Italian Ministry of Interior, the main implementing partner, for use by the Libyan authorities as part of the EU border management programmes in Libya (worth €57.2 million). Since 2017, the EU is providing support to increase the… Read More

U allocates Emergency Aid to Vulnerable Families

The European Union (EU) has announced an immediate aid of €100,000 to Libyan vulnerable families who were forced to leave their homes due to the armed conflict in Libya. This European financial support will help the Libyan Red Cross provide urgent aid to the 2500 most vulnerable people who have been temporarily accommodated in schools… Read More