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UNDP on the ground in Benghazi

Moving from commitments to actions towards sustainable development goals requires inclusive partnerships across societal sectors. That is why the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Libya…  


More than 100 youth gain skills on auto mechanic and customer services through UNDP-Toyota partnership

UNDP-Toyota partnership have trained so far 100 young people in Libya in auto mechanic and customer services promoting the creation of jobs with the private sector. With support from the Government of…  



What is beyond recognising the informal waste sector?

“These mountains of waste are treasures.” “The size of the informal recycling sector in Libya is huge and we only pick-up half of the recyclable materials dumped in the streets and landfills."  


UNDP calls for temporary basic income to help world’s poorest women cope with effects of COVID-19 pandemic

A temporary basic income (TBI) given specifically to hundreds of millions of women in the world’s developing countries could prevent rising poverty and widening gender inequalities during the…  


UNDP on the Ground in Tripoli

Despite the challenges of operating in a conflict affected area and the restrictions imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic, UNDP is on the ground to ensure that when working to achieve the Sustainable…  


First “Cash for Work” initiative in Libya launched in Abu Salim

Cash for Work intiaitive, the first in Libya, Launched in Abu Salim Municipality where 100 local worker will be able to have urgent income and support 400 other individual and the whole community  


Six entrepreneurs from Sebha receive grants to develop their businesses and create 45 jobs

The entrepreneurs received grant awards from EU-UNDP to develop their businesses, creating 45 jobs in Sebha.  


Ten entrepreneurs from Tawergha receive grants to rebuild their businesses

The entrepreneurs will work with support from UNDP to restart their businesses, creating 69 jobs in Tawergha.  


25 entrepreneurs win the Re-Start-Up Marathon to reopen their businesses in Southern Tripoli and Benghazi

25 entrepreneurs, who participated in the Re-Start-Up marathon received grants of up to US$40,000 from a total of $656,000 (LYD 852,800) to develop their businesse  

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