European Commission announces over €6 million to support stabilisation efforts in Libya

Today the European Commission is announcing over €6 million to support stabilisation efforts in Libya. Through the Instrument contributing to Stability & Peace (IcSP), €5 million will go to the Stabilisation Facility for Libya – an initiative of the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA), supported by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the international community. The aim … Read more

Dozens drown after boat capsizes off Libyan coast

Officials have said that dozens of people have drowned after a boat, which had been carrying at least 250 African migrants to Europe, capsized close to the Libyan capital. According to a spokesman for the Libyan coastguard there are still bodies being retrieved 11 miles off the coast of Tripoli’s Tajoura district. The spokesman added … Read more