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EU Supports Future Entrepreneurs Bootcamps in Libya

120 Students Successfully Completed (Future Entrepreneurs) Bootcamp from Different Cities Across Libya In cooperation with 6 CSOs from 6 different cities, 120 universities and institutes students attended a one-week training where they learned the basics of entrepreneurship, communication, and marketing skills to help them transform their ideas and start their own businesses. The students showed… Read More

Libya Falls in Prosperity Index

By John Lee. Libya has fallen one place in this year’s Legatum Institute Prosperity Index, ranking in 149th place out of the 167 countries measured. The Index consists of 12 pillars of prosperity, built upon 66 actionable policy areas (elements), and is underpinned by 294 indicators. Denmark, Norway and Switzerland took the top three positions…. Read More

Libya-Tunisia Borders Reopen

By John Lee. The border crossing between Libya and Tunisia at Ra’s Ajdir [Ras Jedir, Ras Ajdir] was reportedly reopened on Saturday 14th November. It had been closed for he past eight months in an attempt to contain the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). More here. (Source: Anadolu Agency)

Initiative to Improve Data Collection in Libya

UNDP and the Libyan Bureau of Statistics and Census partner to improve data collection and measure SDGs progress in Libya The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Libyan Bureau of Statistics and Census (BSC) has signed an agreement today with the aim of enhancing the efforts of the BSC to obtain quality statistics, which is… Read More

How a Biden Win could affect US Policy in Libya

By Tarek Megerisi, policy fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR). Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. How a Biden win could transform US policy in the Middle East and North Africa American elections always provoke hopeful expectation and jostling… Read More

Entrepreneurs win Re-Start-Up Marathon to Reopen Businesses

25 entrepreneurs win the Re-Start-Up Marathon to reopen their businesses in Southern Tripoli and Benghazi On Monday, 25 entrepreneurs, who participated in the Re-Start-Up marathon received grants of up to US$40,000 from a total of $656,000 (LYD 852,800) to develop their businesses. The two-day marathon was organized by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) with… Read More

Study of Governance and Institutions in Libya

An Introductory Study on the Status, Challenges and Prospects of Governance and Institutions in Libya The Libya Socioeconomic Dialogue Project is managed and implemented by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), thanks to a funding by the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) through German Agency for… Read More

Turkey-Egypt Conflict in Libya goes to Market

By George Mikhail for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Turkey-Egypt conflict in Libya goes to market Ankara held an economic forum to introduce Turkish products to the Libyan markets, prompting the Egyptian-Libyan Joint Economic Chamber to warn against Turkish efforts… Read More

27 entrepreneurs on a marathon to Re-Start their Businesses

27 entrepreneurs on a marathon in Tripoli and Benghazi to restart their businesses Funded by the Government of Japan, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Libya launched today a two-day marathon in Tripoli which aimed at helping entrepreneurs to rebuild their businesses and reunite their communities with an eye on gender mainstreaming, environment and… Read More

New Help for Businesses in Tripoli and Benghazi

Re-Start-Up is a two-day marathon where entrepreneurs, who lost their business due to the conflict, will develop innovative business ideas that can contribute to recovering the economy in their communities. The marathon will take place in Tripoli and in Benghazi, starting on Wednesday, 21 October 2020, and ending on Thursday, 22 October 2020, when a… Read More