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Graduation Ceremony for Social Service Instructors

In the framework of the Ministry of Social Affairs and UNICEF-supported project on building capacity of social workers and deepening their knowledge of child rights, a 4-day workshop on how to realize best interests of the child in social service interventions was facilitated with 20 social service instructors from the Tripoli University The Minister of […]

Upholding Children’s Rights in Libya

Judicial System holds important Role in upholding Children’s Rights and ensuring their Best Interest The Libyan Higher Judicial Institute (HJI) and UNICEF have launched a comprehensive capacity building programme for judges, prosecutors, and others involved in the judicial system in Libya, with the aim of preparing a solid ground for building a juvenile justice system […]

EU, UNICEF Support Education in Libya

The European Union and UNICEF will support Libya to enhance teachers’ competences, status and motivation and ultimately to develop a more effective teaching system: the agreement is part of a two-year project funded by the European Union and implemented by UNICEF to improve access to quality education for all children in Libya, with a special […]

Scouts Mark International Mine Action Day

International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action was marked in Libya by these boy and girl scouts, a drawing exhibition and official speeches for the occasion. It was the children’s day to show that their efforts could make a difference. The unseasonal hot springtime weather did not deter the scouts, who were […]

UNICEF to Improve Libyan Education

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has announced the development of “a high-level road map” for effective teacher management in Libya as part of the agency’s continuing efforts to improve access to quality education for all children in the North African country. The new two-year initiative, to be funded by the European Union and elaborated […]

UNICEF: "Great Need for Investment in Libyan Education"

Some 40 percent of the schools in Libya were damaged in the 2011 revolution according to a report released by the Ministry of Education (MoE) and UNICEF today. These findings are based on a recent nationwide school assessment conducted by the MoE and UNICEF, which for the first time has given the Ministry a complete […]

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Conflict over, 1.2million children to return to school in Libya

More than 1.2 million children return to school in Libya on Saturday, 10 months after evacuating classrooms because of the fighting during the country’s popular uprising. The conflict took a heavy toll on Libya’s education system, with schools closed, damaged and used for military and humanitarian purposes.Many children suffered deep scars from the violence and […]