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Opinion: The planned 15th February demonstrations in a few lines

In the last few months there has been growing discontent across the country about the current Government and General National Congress (GNC). The central motives that appear to have fueled the anger of the population is a series of alleged corruptions scandals, the lack of decentralization, and the perceived ineffectiveness …

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Opinion: Towards a more professional government – to – public communication: the role of media in Libya

Last year I visited Berlin at the invitation of the Federal Foreign Office as part of a programme entitled “Democracy and the role of women in the Middle East” which included female professionals and activists from a number of countries in the MENA region.

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Opinion: Prioritizing Libya’s Challenges – The Important and the Urgent

When everything is important, nothing is important. Governments, organizations and individuals must proactively set their priorities in order to allocate and leverage limited resources effectively. Libya is faced with a long and growing list of daunting challenges. Stakeholders have many needs and they all want their needs fulfilled now. While …

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Opinion: Women in Libya are in a state of denial regarding women’s rights in Libya

The first thing women’s rights activists in Libya mention about women’s rights in Libya now, is that having 33 women in the parliament is somehow a measure of the “positive steps” towards women rights in Libya and should be judged as a big success. But is that assessment truly indicative …

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Opinion: Libyan-Tunisian Relations — people-to-people relationships versus state-planned solidarity

Last month, when General National Congress President Mohamed Magarief announced that Libya had granted Tunisia a “development aid package” worth 200 million Tunisian dinars to be used to cover Tunisia’s deficit, I was struck by the wide gap between the positions of my Libyan friends on this issue. Some of …

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