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UN appoints Jan Kubis as Special Envoy on Libya

Secretary-General appoints Mr. Ján Kubiš of Slovakia as his Special Envoy on Libya and Head of United Nations Support Mission in Libya United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Ján Kubiš of Slovakia as his Special Envoy on Libya and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL).  This position is […]

UK Libya Sanctions Guidance

Libya (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 The Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation (OFSI), part of HM Treasury, is responsible for improving the understanding, implementation and enforcement of financial sanctions in the United Kingdom. OFSI publishes a list of individuals and organisations subject to financial sanctions as well as general guidance to promote compliance. Click here […]

Follow up on Critical Economic Reforms in Libya

Libyan Economic Dialogue Meets to Follow up on Critical Economic Reforms On 5 January, Acting Special Representative of the Secretary-General (ASRSG) and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya Stephanie Williams, together with the co-chairs of the Economic Working Group (EWG), including the Ambassadors of the Republic of Egypt, the European Union, and […]

NOC acquires Yara's stake in Libyan Fertiliser Company

Norwegian fertiliser producer Yara International has entered into an agreement with Libya's National Oil Corporation (NOC) and the Libyan Investment Authority (LIA) on 31 December 2020 to divest its full ownership interest in the Libyan Norwegian Fertiliser Company (LIFECO). Yara's full legal ownership interest in LIFECO together with all economic rights and all obligations and […]

"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 […]

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 […]