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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…  


New public park opens for families in Sebha

With support from the European Union (EU), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) handed over to the Municipality of Sebha the central park of the city completely renovated.  


Volunteers collect garbage from Abu Nowas beach in Tripoli to launch UNDP Accelerator Lab in Libya

70 volunteers gathered at Abu Nowas beach in Al Andalus, Tripoli, to remove garbage as the first step to scale up a solid waste management strategy that will involve civil society, private sectors and…  


Stabilization Facility for Libya hands over an ambulance to the city of Tawergha

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative in Libya, Mr. Gerardo Noto, handed over today an ambulance to the Chairman of the Local Council of Tawergha, Mr. Abdul-Rahman…  


EU and UNDP help to set up a new main sewer line in Sebha

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), with funds from the European Union (EU), handed over to the contractor a major sewer line in Sebha for renovation.  

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