What We Do

The challenges facing Libya at this juncture lie at the crossroads of good governance and inclusive development. UNDP is supporting the transition in Libya focusing on the following areas: Preparing for elections, civic participation in elections and constitution building processes, building strong and accountable institutions, building the capacity of judiciary and supporting transitional justice, creating jobs and economic recovery and protecting the environment.

Our Goals

UNDP in Libya aims to ensure that: Libyan citizens participate actively in the democratic transition of their nation; Central and local government authorities are strengthened to provided better services; Libya successfully manages its transition to a state founded on Rule of Law; Livelihoods opportunities and economic recovery are enhanced; and National environmental management systems are strengthened.

Libya´s first nationwide elections in half a century was a joyous event

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Our Stories

Participants in a civic education training session in Libya learned how to develop media campaigns for elections. (UNDP)

Building a sustainable democracy in Libya

A year ago, Khadija Baba would not have considered engaging in any independent civil society or political activities in her home town of Tripoli. Not onlymore 

Candidate Radhya Bourawi is elated to have voted after a three-hour wait (Credit: UNDP)

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 inmore 

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Projects and Initiatives

  • Capacity Strengthening Initiative

    UNDP Libya CSI´s aim is to support relevant Libyan authorities in a coordinated fashion to strengthen national institutions towards improved public service delivery at the central and local levels.more 

  • Support to the General National Congress

    This project aims at developing the organizational and technical capacities of General National Congress to be able to discharge its constitutional mandate effectively.more 

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