On the Way to Reconciliation: Addressing Arbitrary Detentions in Libya
Sep 25, 2017
UNDP and UNSMIL organized a two-day workshop in Tunis to address issue of arbitrary/prolonged detention in Libya in the framework of national reconciliation. More than 40 Libyan stakeholders, including mayors, municipal representatives, officials, prosecutors, representatives of the judicial police and civil society, participated in the workshop.
Zintan and Tripoli Delegations agree on a Set of Recommendations for the Safe Return of IDP’s from all Cities received by Zintan to Tripoli
Sep 23, 2017
As part of its efforts to promote national reconciliation among the Libyans, the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) organized a two-day meeting in Tunis on 20 and 21 September, between delegations from Zintan and Tripoli, in order to facilitate a safe and peaceful return of internally displaced people (IDPs) hosted by the city of Zintan to their homes in the capital.
UN Facilitates Meeting on Misrata and Tawergha Reconciliation Process in Tripoli
Sep 20, 2017
Members of the Misrata and Tawergha Joint Committee and members of the Government of National Accord (GNA) gathered in Tripoli yesterday to discuss steps to advance a transitional justice process that includes reparations and the safe and dignified return of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs).
European Union and UNDP Invest in Resilience in Libya Counting on Tatweer Research to Boost Entrepreneurs
Sep 20, 2017
UNDP Libya and Tatweer Research have reached an agreement to partner and invest in the development of an entrepreneurial ecosystem in Libya.
Libyan Supreme Committee for the Return of Displaced Persons Discussed Its Role in Reconciliation Process
Sep 13, 2017
A two-day workshop addressing internal displacement issues within a national reconciliation framework concluded last Thursday in Tunis. Organized by UNDP and UNSMIL, the training drew participants from the Supreme Committee for the Return of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) to discuss the establishment of a resettlement commission, reparation programs and funding mechanisms that could improve relations and mutual understanding between displaced persons and outreach mechanism.
Ambulances transferred to Sirte aim to improve access to critical healthcare services
Apr 12, 2017
The President of the Presidential Council of Libya HE Fayez Al-Sarraj, met with Ms Maria do Valle Ribeiro, Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary General and UN Resident Coordinator (UNSMIL) for Libya, in Tripoli, who handed over titles for ten ambulances for Sirte.
Assistance Package of $US10 million dollars to Sirte, Sebha Approved
Apr 2, 2017
The decision to allocate the money was made today at a board meeting of the Stabilization Facility for Libya (SFL) initiative, which is chaired by the GNA with member representatives of the donor countries, and implemented by the United Nations Development Programme.
Announcing: “Markez Fetat-Obari” or Obari Girl Center
Mar 8, 2017
As people around the world celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8, the oasis town of Obari in South west Libya has some cause to celebrate today. Work has begun on rehabilitating a part of the municipality building, now dedicated to setting up Markez Fetat-Obari or Girl Obari Centre, a Centre for supporting women in the region.
Helen Clark on International Women's Day
Mar 7, 2017
This year, International Women’s Day is devoted to Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030. Globalization and technology change are driving that change. UNDP Administrator Helen Clark says it’s important that women are able to succeed in this new world of work.
Ambulances and Garbage trucks delivered to town in Libya’s deep south
Jan 17, 2017
The people of Obari received two ambulances and a garbage collecting truck, heralding the start of several rehabilitation projects that will improve the infrastructure for this oasis town located deeply in southwestern Libya.