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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.

  • Boosting Benghazi’s Health Sector: Solar Energy for Al-Kwayfia Hospital

    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.

  • Enhancing the capabilities of the National meteorology Center
  • Enhancing the capabilities of the National meteorology Center
  • 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).

  • Libya historic elections youth activists
  • 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.

  • The journey of a thousand miles

    Within the UN Integrated Electoral Support Team led by the United Nations Support Mission in Libya, UNDP has played a leading role in civic and voter education through 2 projects: the Support to Civic Engagement in Libya’s Transition (SCELT) Project and the Libyan Electoral Assistance Project (LEAP).