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Libyan Local Governance Forum with international partners launched

The Libyan Local Governance Forum was launched last Friday for two days to meet international partners. The event was launched by Minister of Local Government, the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for International Cooperation, the Chair of the Sustainable Development Committee in the Libyan House of Representatives, several …

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Turkish ambassador’s Benghazi visit signals further Turkish rapprochement with Hafter’s eastern Libya – interests override principles and make allies of old enemies

Turkey’s Ambassador to Libya, Kenan Yilmaz, visited the Municipality of Benghazi yesterday signalling further improved relations between Turkey and presidential candidate Khalifa Hafter’s eastern Libya. Yilmaz was met by a Libyan delegation headed by Sager Bujwari the head of Benghazi Municipality and an ally of Hafter.

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Al-Abedi: Number of displaced persons from eastern Libya exceeds 100.000

The Head of Benghazi displaced persons, Saad Al-Abedi, said the number of the displaced from eastern Libya had reached 250.000, telling Anadolu News Agency on the sidelines of the first international conference for the displaced that the displaced from eastern Libya are now in Misrata, Tripoli, Al-Zawiya, Gharyan, Msallata, and …

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A new era for gender-based violence response in Libya

To strengthen the capacity of the local governance structures in addressing gender-based violence (GBV) issues in Libya, UNFPA and UN Women, along with local partners, have scaled up activities to build the capacity of municipalities and enhance the resilience of local communities by providing services to GBV survivors and those …

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Libyan PM says to work on establishing decentralization

The Libyan Prime Minister Abdul-Hamid Dbeibah said his government is working to establish decentralization to improve services to the Libyan people, saying in a statement aimed to encourage local management and transferring authorities to municipalities that municipal councils should be able to operate with full authority within their capacity and …

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