Libya

"Coming from Tripoli, my four colleagues and I—representatives of the Libyan press, media, civil society and geosciences—arrived in Beirut on June 1..."

RWI and the Lebanese Center for Policy Studies are offering a foundation course on natural resource governance to civil society and media from Iraq, Lebanon, Libya and Tunisia. The deadline for application is 7 May 2014 and...

Libya has all the resources it needs to become the richest country per capita in North Africa. But if current trends continue, the nation of 6.5 million may well go bankrupt by 2018...

After more than 40 years of systematic exclusion, Libya’s nascent civil society is exhibiting increased interest in public participation. Civil society leaders convened in a training workshop on “good governance” of the Extractive Industry (EI) sector, seeking to sensitize participants about the sector and international transparency instruments...

Blessed with nearly unlimited quantities of oil, the future is bright for Libya. But only if the country manages its oil wealth responsibly.

Meet Hajer Elgaid, who was elected to Libya’s General National Congress with the National Forces Alliance, the country’s largest political party.