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Libya meeting hopes to break political stalemate

A meeting on Libya in London next week will seek to break a political stalemate over the country’s UN-backed unity government, which has struggled to extend its influence beyond the capital, Tripoli, a senior US official said yesterday.

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Libya intervention destroyed great power unity in rush to regime change

Rarely has there been a foreign policy critique as devastating as the one delivered by the British parliament’s foreign affairs committee this week against the military intervention in 2011 in Libya. The Chilcot report, which forensically exposed the blunders of the attack on Iraq in 2003, set the tone this …

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Migrants recall their harrowing inhumane treatment while in Libya

The IOM reportss that over the past five years it has facilitated the voluntary return of thousands of migrants from Libya back to their countries of origin. Following the outbreak of the Libyan conflict in February 2011, it has repatriated over 200,000 migrants fleeing the violence to countries around the …

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IOM: Libya is main country for immigration to Europe from North Africa

The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has said that Libya is a major country for immigration to Europe from North Africa. According to the organisation, some 77,000 people reached Europe through Libya during the first seven months of 2016, including more than 7,000 unaccompanied children.

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EU partners with UNICEF in €3-million youth social inclusion programme

The European Union has agreed to provide €3 million to fund a programme being organised by UNICEF to help promote social inclusion among young Libyans. A declaration committing both bodies to the project, Towards resilience and social inclusion of adolescents and young people in Libya, was signed this week in Tunis …

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Strengthening integrity capacity in the security sector in Morocco: the Central Authority for the Prevention of Corruption (ICPC) and the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) sign a Memorandum of Understanding

On 21 July 2016, The Central Authority for the Prevention of Corruption (ICPC) and The Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) signed a Memorandum of Understanding aiming at formalising their cooperation to strengthen integrity and reduce the risk of corruption within the security sector in Morocco.

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