What We Do
UNDP has been working in Libya since 1976. Over the years we have re-aligned our support to meet emerging priorities in the country. Since the outbreak of conflict in 2014 and the deteriorating humanitarian situation, we continue to support Libya's transition to an inclusive political agreement, accountable governance, stabilization, economic recovery and resilience.
UNDP aims to support Libya’s transition to an inclusive political agreement through urgent rehabilitation of key public services, expansion of dialogue between different stakeholders, support to constitutional processes underway and national and local capacity building to be able to address the urgent needs of citizens. In Libya UNDP partners with various government actors, non-governmental organizations, civil societies, the private sector, UN agencies and other organization.
Projects and Initiatives
Led by the Government of the National Accord (GNA), supported by UNDP and the international community, the Stabilization Facility for Libya aims to help the GNA to demonstrate its value to the country’s citizens in providing visible and tangible results for the population at the local level. Support aims at rehabilitating critical infrastructure; boosting the capacity of local authorities to address the needs of the population; and enhancing local mediation and conflict resolution capacities.More
This project will assist Libyan national and local authorities, civil society and other partners in their efforts to promote an inclusive vision for national reconciliation. Stakeholders will be empowered to implement a comprehensive national reconciliation strategy that will adequately contribute to the democratic process in Libya and recognize the specific roles of women and youth. Support will be provided to local reconciliation initiatives in order to include them into a nationwide dynamics of peace.More
In December 2015, the Joint Committee for the Misrata and Tawergha communities reached a comprehensive agreement or roadmap for “overcoming the legacy of the past in a fair way and contributing to the building of a Libya based on the rule of law, justice and human rights.” This project aims to assist the Committee in implementing the agreed roadmap including supporting transitional justice processes and facilitating the return of the Tawerghans, and people from al-Kararim, Tomina and Karzaz, in safety and dignity.More
This one-year project aims to develop capacities of municipalities at local levels in Libya to respond to many conflict-induced challenges that impact negatively, citizen access to essential services, livelihoods, and social cohesion. The project aims to stimulate economic recovery and build resilience of local communities in Obari, Zintan, Zawiya, Riyana and Rajban.More