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  • Aspiring for a leadership role

    For the first time in Libya´s history, 89 women candidates running for office in the Libyan National Assembly were chosen to participate in nationwide workshops organized by UNDP and supported by the Interim Government.

  • Benghazi Radiotherapy Hospital: Ready to Function Again
    Aug 7, 2017

    “Missiles had fallen on the building destroying many offices and treatment areas. The electrical system was damaged as well, and the furniture was ruined. A lot of equipment was stolen. We were devastated,” declared a medical physicist, Dr. Hussein Alfaituri. Determined to reopen and begin treating patients again, the hospital set out the rehabilitation's works with the help of the Stabilization Facility for Libya project supported by UNDP.

  • Bolstering Health System in Guwarsha and Education in Garyounis
    Aug 1, 2017

    In early July, the Jeel Al-Wa’ad High School principal, Mustafa Ali, received full of hope a contractor’s team, which will be in charge of the rehabilitation of the school in Garyounis. “Educational institutes are a big priority for renovation,” said Mr. Ali. “We have to make sure that our youth receive an education despite the situation.”

  • Boosting Benghazi’s Health Sector: Solar Energy for Al-Kwayfia Hospital
    Jul 19, 2017

    After the conflict, one of the main challenges Al-Kwayfia Hospital was facing when trying to aid the local inhabitants and newcomers was the power shortage. The Stabilization Facility for Libya (SFL) supported by the United National Development Programme (UNDP), provided Al-Kwayfia hospital not only with a generator but with an innovative and definitive energy solution: solar panels.

  • Dormitories Renovated for Heroes in Benghazi
    Sep 4, 2017

    The Civil Defense Unit is the only institution in Benghazi that responds to natural and man-made disasters. Its role became vital as the crisis in Libya became worse. With UNDP support, The Stabilization Facility for Libya has renovated the dormitories of the Civil Defense Unit of the Libyan National Safety Authority.

  • I WANT… in my Constitution

    “Nabi F Dusturi” is an initiative supported by UNDP within its project Assistance to Building a Constitution in Libya. The initiative was launched in January 2013 as part of the “Open Dialogue for Libya’s New Constitution Towards an Inclusive and Democratic Social Contract” project, funded by UNDP and implemented by the local NGO Forum for Democratic Libya (FDL).

  • Libyan Municipalities Plan to Communicate about Hope

    Seven communications officers from Kikla, Obari, Sabha and Sirte municipalities have completed a specialized training on strategic communication held in Tripoli from 14 to 17 August. Organized by the Stabilization Facility for Libya project (SFL), led by Government of National Accord (GNA) and implemented by UNDP, the four-day workshop brought the participants the opportunity to learn more about how to communicate with the citizens.

  • Lighting Up Benghazi: Renovation of Al-Laithi Electricity Station
    Oct 3, 2017

    The Stabilization Facility for Libya implemented by UNDP repaired a key power station located in the Al-Laithi district to lessen the load on the main grid. This station was badly damaged during the clashes, and needed swift rehabilitation.

  • My voice for her: Supporting women candidates

    283 women candidates from across Libya participated in the launch of the “My Voice for Her” national awareness campaign for women candidates that took place in Tripoli on 25 June 2012. The campaign attracted the attention of the Libyan Government, civil society, international community and the population as a whole

  • Out of country votiing

    With support from UNDP and Libya’s High National Election Commission, a total of 8,021 Libyan voters cast ballots outside Libya over the following several days in six countries with significant Libyan diaspora populations: Canada, Germany, Jordan, the United Arab Emirates (Dubai), the United Kingdom and the United States.

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