A task force by the African Union, European Union and the United Nations has called for the rescue of stranded migrants and refugees in Libya.
Libya: The African Development Bank supports a new generation of promising young leaders for a successful transition
One hundred and fifty-three emerging Libyan leaders have received certificates after completing a ten-day intensive leadership workhop in Istanbul, Turkey, organized by the African Development Bank.
At least a dozen people are dead after a rubber boat which spent more than 10 days at sea capsized off Misrata, Libya, on Monday.
A flight to Ghana is the first return flight to leave Libya in the wake of this week’s ceasefire agreement ending hostilities in southern Tripoli and surrounding areas. The reopening of Tripoli’s Mitiga Airport permitted a commercial flight to leave… Read More ›
IOM, the UN Migration Agency, has responded to the urgent humanitarian needs of hundreds of displaced Libyans and migrants affected by violence, following armed clashes in the Libyan capital. Early Monday morning (27/08) heavy clashes erupted between armed groups in… Read More ›
William Lacy Swing, head of IOM, the UN Migration Agency, appealed to the Libyan authorities to stop detaining migrants after they have been intercepted by the Coast Guard after seeking to cross the Mediterranean.
Some 204 migrants have died at sea off Libya this weekend, , pushing the total number of migrant drownings in the entire Mediterranean so far this year to over 1,000 people.