Tag Archives | Benghazi

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

EU Funds Boot Camp for Future Entrepreneurs

In Benghazi, university and technical college students participated in a boot camp for Future Entrepreneurs, organized by Expertise France and funded by the European Union. It belongs to a series of intensive training events on entrepreneurship that will be held across Libya and also offer an opportunity for a total of 120 students to discuss […]

Libya's Eastern-based Govt Resigns

By Al-Monitor staff. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Libya's eastern-based government resigns amid Benghazi protests The government aligned with Libyan strongman Khalifa Hifter resigned on Sunday following days of protests in Benghazi and other eastern cities. Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thani submitted his government's resignation […]

Greece to Open Consulate in Benghazi

Statement of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikos Dendias, following his meeting with the President of the Libyan House of Representatives, Aguila Saleh (Libya, 1 July 2020) Today I had the pleasure, here in Libya, of visiting the President of the country's only elected institution, the Libyan House of Representatives, Aguila Saleh, who has already […]

UAE Groups Suspected of Violation of Arms Embargo

By John Lee. UAE-based companies have reportedly shipped nearly 11,000 tonnes of jet fuel to eastern Libya, in a suspected violation of an international arms embargo. According to documents seen by the Financial Times, the shipment, under investigation by a UN panel of experts, had a market value of nearly $5 million when it was […]

NOC condemns "Illegal Shipment of Aviation Fuel"

By John Lee. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has claimed that in recent days there has been an illegal shipment of aviation fuel into Libya. The NOC has informed the UN, GNA and numerous other governments of what it calls "these clear violations to UN resolutions and Libyan laws". It said in a statement: "This […]