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February 16, 2021

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

USAID’s new Conflict Management and Mitigation (CMM) program, Promoting Leadership and Activism of Youth (PLAY) for Peace in Libya (or “PLAY for Peace”), aims to increase youth participation in reconciliation efforts by providing safe spaces for dialogue and skills development, and opportunities for youth to engage with their communities. The two-year program seeks to reduce the likelihood of violence in Misrata, Tawergha, and Bani Walid in Western Libya by strengthening youth-youth relationships and promoting civic participation.

November 3, 2020

As Libya responds to COVID-19, USAID is building on its partnerships with the Government of Libya (GoL), Libyan institutions, and civil society to spearhead donor support to the health sector, coordinate self-saving assistance, prioritize investments to respond to evolving public health needs by ensuring delivery of essential services, provide assistance to spur Libya’s economic recovery, and provide emergency assistance to Libya’s most vulnerable communities. USAID assistance for Libya's COVID-19 response totals at over $14.7 million.

May 27, 2020

In Libya, children of ethnic minority groups begin school at a significant disadvantage. The educational system is almost entirely based in the Arabic language, but many families speak only their native languages at home. In the classroom, elementary school students struggle to learn both academic concepts and the language in which they’re being taught.

April 22, 2020

The Stabilization Facility for Libya (SFL) supports the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) by providing tangible ‘quick-wins’ at the local level in the East, South and West of Libya. SFL implements improvements, such as rehabilitating critical infrastructure and restoring basic public services, in close collaboration with local governing institutions.

April 22, 2020

LPFM helps the Government of Libya strengthen macroeconomic and fiscal foundations for sustainable and inclusive growth by improving financial management at the national and sub-national levels, making the business enabling environment more conducive to growth, and supporting energy sector reforms. The period of performance is 2019-2024 (2 base years + 3 option years).

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Last updated: February 16, 2021

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