U.S. and Government of Libya sign Memorandum of Intent

At a ceremony in Tunis on October 10, the United States Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and the Government of Libya, through the Ministry of Planning, signed a Memorandum of Intent (MOI) for enhancing their partnership.  The MOI is based on the shared values of strengthening the foundations of a unified …

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Civilian Casualties in Libya

The Embassy of the United States of America calls on all parties in Libya to redouble their efforts to protect civilians and prevent damage to civilian infrastructure.  In particular, we urge an immediate de-escalation and halt to attacks against Matiga Airport in Tripoli, which endangered Libyan civilians seeking to perform the Hajj pilgrimage on August …

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Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Josh Harris’ remarks at Libya Women’s Economic Empowerment Conference

Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Josh Harris’s remarks at USAID/Libya Women’s Economic Empowerment Conference Thank you all for having me at this important event. This is one of the first events I have attended since assuming my new role as Chargé d’Affaires and it is a pleasure to be among such a motivated and diverse group of …

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An Iftar dinner with Libyan U.S. Government Exchanges Alumni and future YES High School Students

During Ramadan, the Deputy Chief of Mission, Candace Putnam, hosted an Iftar dinner on the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan, with Libyan alumni of exchange programs and eight new participants who will take part in the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) program in which they will live with American families and attend high schools in the …

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The United States Distributes 5,000 Ramadan Baskets to Conflict-Affected Sirte Families

The U.S. Embassy to Libya (Tunis) – In the spirit of Ramadan, a time for reflection, tolerance, generosity and renewed friendship, the United States Embassy to Libya provided commodity baskets to 5,000 conflict-affected Sirte families in Tripoli, Mistrata, Sirte and other neighboring cities and towns in Sirte region. The baskets, which contain food that is …

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