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COVID-19: Looming crisis in developing countries threatens to devastate economies and ramp up inequality

The growing COVID-19 crisis threatens to disproportionately hit developing countries, not only as a health crisis in the short term but as a devastating social and economic crisis over the months and…  



European Union partnership with AICS, UNDP and UNICEF: For better access to services in Libya

UNDP presents results of its work supported by the European Union in 24 Municipalities across all Libya towards resilience and recovery.  


25,000 people will have access to health at the renovated Al-Birkat Health Center in Ghat

Funded by the European Union (EU) and in coordination with the Ministry of Local Government, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) fully rehabilitated Al-Birkat Health Center in Ghat and…  


Nine newly elected Southern municipal councils discuss ways to improve inclusive representation

Mayors and councilors exchanged ideas on how to better coordinate themselves to achieve common interests.  


The Republic of Korea increases its contribution to UNDP programmes in Libya to US$ 1.5 million

His Excellency, the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Libya, Mr. Sungsoo CHOI, signed an agreement with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative in Libya, Mr.…  


New UNDP Report: Global development vulnerable to “next generation” inequalities

UNDP launches the Human Development Report 2019 in Tripoli, Benghazi and Sebha. The new report looks at inequality in three dimensions: beyond income, beyond averages, and beyond today.  


Municipality officers gain skills to communicate with their communities

The activity aims to equip the participants with the needed skills to communicate strategically with their communities about the work of the Stabilization Facility for Libya, as well as municipal and…  


20 young people start a vocational training at Toyota Libya F.Z.C

The initiative aims at helping the country to cope with the rising unemployment among recent graduates, promote decent jobs and boost opportunities for youth in Libya.  


24 Libyan Municipality officers participate in a workshop on strategic communication under the European Union funded programme “Recovery, Stability and Socio-economic Development in Libya”

The objective of the workshop is to improve communications between local authorities and communities at the municipality level, raise awareness and build ownership on the programme implemented by the…  

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