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“Cash for Work” Initiative launched in Abu Salim

First “Cash for Work” initiative in Libya launched in Abu Salim As part of its effort to help conflict-affected people in Libya to have access to a temporary work opportunity for income generation, The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) partnered with the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) and the Municipality of Abu Salim to implement the… Read More

New Telemedicine Initiative launched in Libya

UNDP, Japan, the startup Speetar, and the Ministry of Health launch the first Telemedicine initiative in Libya A significant proportion of Libya’s population do not have access to good quality healthcare, most especially those who live in rural areas. In an attempt to combat the spread of the COVID-19 virus authorities have been forced to… Read More

Entrepreneurs from Sebha Receive Grants, Create Jobs

Six entrepreneurs from Sebha receive grants to develop their businesses and create 45 jobs As part of the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) “Strengthening Local Capacities for Resilience and Recovery” (SLCRR) project funded by the European Union (EU), six entrepreneurs and small business owners based in Sebha have been awarded grants of up to US$40,000… Read More

UNDP Anti-Corruption Day event in Benghazi

UNDP in Libya marks Anti-Corruption Day with a roundtable in Benghazi As the devastating socio-economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic continue to reverberate across the globe, the virus is creating, “new opportunities to exploit weak oversight and inadequate transparency, diverting funds away from people in their hour of greatest need”. This year’s United Nations campaign… Read More

Solar Street Lights in Ubari

“The solar lights in the streets are making a difference in people’s lives and in our small businesses since we can keep our shops open after sunset and people are thrilled to keep enjoying life after the sun sets,” said Abdo Mohammed Ahmad, a 26-year-old young man who runs a cafe in Ubari city center…. Read More

Tawerghan Entrepreneurs get Grants to Rebuild Businesses

Ten entrepreneurs from Tawergha whose businesses were affected by conflict and COVID-19 participated in the Re-Start-Up marathon and received a total of 360,000 LYD (US$277,000) in grants to develop their businesses. The two-day marathon was organized by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) with funds from the Government of Japan, with the aim of helping… Read More

UNDP, UNSMIL meet HNEC to Plan Elections

As part of its efforts to support democratic governance in Libya, electoral experts from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) held between 20 to 24 November a series of high-level meetings in-person with the High National Elections Commission (HNEC). The meetings were an opportunity to discuss… Read More

EU-UNDP inaugurate two Schools in Sabratha

Rebuilding futures: EU-UNDP inaugurate two schools in Sabratha Two elementary and middle schools in Sabratha, together hosting 700 students, were handed over after undergoing substantial renovations. As part of UNDP‘s Strengthening Local Capacities for Resilience and Recovery (SLCRRR), the upgrades have been financed by the European Union under the framework of the programme “Recovery, Stability… Read More

Italy contributes $500k to Libyan Peace Process

Italy contributes to the peace process in Libya by donating euro 450,000 UNDP’s Political Dialogue Programme In the presence of Acting SRSG Stephanie Williams during the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF) held in Tunis under her leadership and facilitated by the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), the Deputy General Director/Central Director for the Mediterranean… Read More

UK supports Libyan Peace Process with $400k New Funding

The United Kingdom spurs the peace process in Libya with a new funding contribution of £300,000 to UNDP The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative, Mr. Gerardo Noto, and His Excellency, the United Kingdom (UK) Ambassador to Libya, Mr. Nicholas Hopton, have signed an agreement by which the UK donates 300,000 (US$ 395,656) to… Read More