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November 3, 2017

The PSES pilot project supports Libya’s private sector to play a proactive and constructive role in bridging divides and reducing conflict in five Libyan communities. Based on Libyan-led community consultations, PSES supports targeted economic activities that build citizen trust, economic cooperation and interdependence between the sides of five communities in conflict, with a particular focus on engaging women and youth. The overall goal is to boost stability and reduce community-level conflict while strengthening Libya’s burgeoning private sector.

November 3, 2017

To provide assistance to Libyan government institutions and civil society organizations as they attempt to navigate the country’s transition from an authoritarian regime to a democratic system. NDI is providing assistance to newly created grassroots and civil society organizations (CSOs) that encourage broad public participation in the political process and elected institutions with the goal of increasing citizen engagement. NDI works with historically marginalized groups, including women, young people and ethnic minorities who are organizing to increase representation in Libyan politics.

November 3, 2017

Support Libyans as they make decisions about the structure, authority, and resources of their national and local governments and protections for their citizens. Engage Libyans, including marginalized groups, in dialogue, compiling community perspectives and building consensus on issues that will influence the constitutional drafting process and local governance structures and practices and lay the groundwork for a more engaged citizenry.  This program seeks to enhance public awareness and knowledge on the new constitution and how it will impact people’s lives.

November 3, 2017

Grantee: International Republican Institute (IRI)

Project Title: Libya Elections and Governance Support Program (LEGS)

Duration: Oct. 2012 – Sept. 2019

Project Amount: $11.7 million

OBJECTIVE

November 3, 2017

To strengthen citizen confidence in Libya’s elected government during a key political transition in the country. A primary component of this project is to increase public and stakeholder confidence in the integrity of elections as a vehicle for peacefully and democratically selecting leaders. Additionally, this program seeks to increase women’s and marginalized groups’ genuine inclusion and participation into Libyan governing and legislative processes.

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