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A new indoor handball facility in Benghazi gives youth hope for a better future

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative to Libya, Mr. Marc-André Franche and the Head of Project Management Department of Benghazi Municipality, Mr. Osama Alkiza,…  


Micro, small and medium- sized enterprises in the Arab region: structural vulnerabilites at a time of multiple shocks

The COVID-19 crisis has hit the region at a time when many economies have already been limping their way through a wide range of long-standing downturns, structural problems and fragilities.  


New solar streetlights are boosting local economy in Benghazi

’My shop was previously located in the Al Masaken district in Benghazi. In the evening, the place was dark, and I could not stay longer. My clients, who are largely women and girls, could neither come…  


Japan Contribution Japanese YEN 198 Million to support national elections in Libya

Today, the Chargé d’Affaires at the Embassy of Japan to Libya, Mr. Masaki Amadera signed an agreement with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative, Mr. Marc-André…  


Joint UNDP and Embassy of Japan mission to witness progress achieved towards economic recovery and Covid-19 response in Benghazi

The Chargé Affaires ’ at the Embassy of Japan to Libya, Mr. Masaki Amadera and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Deputy Resident Representative for Libya, Mr. Christopher Laker,…  


Life is back in Asbeaa and Qasr Bin Ghashir in Greater Tripoli after a cleaning campaign

Municipalities in southern Tripoli were the most affected by the last conflict in the capital city.  


Labour Market Assessment

A new assessment of the Libyan labour market attributes a key role to the private sector as a driver for economic recovery and the country’s future prosperity.  


Libya’s private sector main driver for economic recovery

A new assessment of the Libyan labour market attributes a key role to the private sector as a driver for economic recovery and the country’s future prosperity. Agriculture, construction, automobile…  


Benghazi: Access to healthcare becomes a call for returnees

More than three years of fighting in Benghazi left barely any buildings intact and no essential facilities available.  


EU-funded Baladiyati receives additional 26.2 million to strengthen cooperation in Libya’ South

The European Union allocated an additional 26.2 million EUR to foster sustainable economic development, social cohesion and human security in 14 vulnerable municipalities in the South of Libya.  

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