Latest News for: Libya visa


Summary of the Co-Chairs Germany, France and Italy of the Ministerial Meeting on Libya held on the margins of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly

Reliefweb 23 Sep 2021
The participants referred to the conclusions of the two Berlin Conferences on Libya ... The participants urged the Libyan government to mitigate concerns of international human rights and humanitarian organizations regarding access, in particular issues regarding availability of Libyan visas and registering organizations in Libya.

Libya: Humanitarian Access Snapshot (August 2021)

Reliefweb 22 Sep 2021
... and within Libya ... A total of 319 visa-related access impediments were reported between January and August 2021. The main cause for this issue lies in the lack of official processes for visas for staff of humanitarian organizations in Libya.

Libya-Tunisia border reopens after Covid closure

The New Arab 17 Sep 2021
Tunisia and Libya opened their shared border on Friday, two months after it was closed as Tunisia's coronavirus caseload soared ... Libya shut its land border and ... Tunisia is one of a handful of countries that authorises incoming flights from Libya and allows Libyans visa-free entry.

Malta, Libya to resume direct flight services

Xinhua 11 Sep 2021
10 (Xinhua) -- Malta and Libya on Friday signed an agreement that will pave the way for the resumption of flight services between the two countries after a seven-year hiatus ... Flights between Malta and Libya were stopped in 2014, when unrests began in the North African country.

Agreement signed for restarting of flights between Malta and Libya

Independent Online 10 Sep 2021
An agreement which will see the eventual restarting of flights between Malta and Libya has been signed by the Transport Ministries of the two countries, it was announced on Friday ... Flights between Malta and Libya have been on hold since unrest erupted in the North African country in 2014.

Libya: Humanitarian Access Snapshot (July 2021)

Reliefweb 16 Aug 2021
Bureaucratic restrictions on the movement of humanitarian staff and relief items into and within Libya continue to make up the vast majority of reported constraints in the absence of long-term solutions with regards to visas for ...

Libya: Health Sector Bulletin (July 2021)

Reliefweb 01 Aug 2021
The Prime Minister’ office issued a new decree to form a technical committee to regulate the work of international organizations operating in Libya ... • Libya discusses with Egypt hospital management, import of health personnel, patient visas and training.

Why we need better stories about Libya

Open Democracy 19 Jul 2021
Tripoli, Libya, July 5, 2021 ... Ten years on from Libya’s uprising and descent into civil war, there are many reasons why the global media fails to tell a more holistic story ... Libya made international news in March, when a new interim Government of National Unity took power with a mandate to lead the country towards national elections in December.

Libya: Humanitarian Access Snapshot (June 2021)

Reliefweb 14 Jul 2021
... to bureaucratic impediments on movement into and within Libya. The lack of clear and consistent processes for issuance of visas for international staff and registration of humanitarian organizations in Libya continues to hamper operations.

Morocco, Libya agree to hold 9th high joint commission meeting to boost economic, trade ties 28 Jun 2021
The agreement on holding the Moroccan-Libyan economic forum was reached during the talks between Moroccan Prime Minister Saad Dine El Otmani and visiting Abdelhamid Dbeibah, head of Libya's Government of National Unity.

Greece and Libya discuss health cooperation, including Greek administration over Libyan hospitals

Greek City Times 25 Jun 2021
... of some hospitals to Greek companies specialised in this field and setting up a mechanism to facilitate patient entry visa procedures from Libya to Greece for the purpose of treatment.

Libya: Humanitarian Access Snapshot (May 2021)

Reliefweb 24 Jun 2021
Moreover, bureaucratic challenges, particularly inconsistencies in the issuance of visas continue to hamper humanitarian partners working in Libya ... .

Libya fails to stop migrant detention abuses, as EU-backed returns soar

The New Humanitarian 24 Jun 2021
Libya’s stalled detention centre reforms ... UNHCR’s ad hoc standing in Libya makes it difficult for the agency to do everything from obtaining visas for staff to providing cash assistance – even to people who do fall under the agency’s mandate – according to Vincent Cochetel, the UN agency’s special envoy for the Central Mediterranean ... Zintan, Libya.

Libya, Morocco discuss consular issues, future economic forum 12 Jun 2021
"The Minister stressed the importance of the strategic partnership between Libya ... The Libyan minister called for the reopening of the Moroccan embassy in Libya and easing procedures for granting entry visas to Morocco for Libyans.

Egyptian firms plot return to Libya as recovery takes hold

Middle East Online 10 Jun 2021
Libya is the closest market to Egypt ... Libya's authorities are working on a new visa system for workers that will be based on skills, said Hamdi Imam of the Cairo Chamber of Commerce, a move that could see migrants return in large numbers again, generating fresh remittances for Egypt ... Signs of Libya's economic recovery are emerging.