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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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USAID/Libya Women’s Economic Empowerment Conference

USAID/Libya Women’s Economic Empowerment Conference On July 18-19, 2019, USAID/Libya convened a cross section of prominent Libyan business women, activists, and Libyan local government representatives for a Women’s Economic Empowerment conference in Tunis, Tunisia to discuss opportunities and constraints to entrepreneurship and political participation for women in Libya. The event follows the recent announcement of ...
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Joint Statement on Hostilities in Tripoli

The text of the following statement on Libya was released by the Governments of Egypt, France, Italy, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Begin Text: The governments of Egypt, France, Italy, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America reiterate their deep concern about ongoing ...
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2018 Report on International Religious Freedom: Libya

2018 Report on International Religious Freedom: Libya Executive Summary The interim constitution states Islam is the state religion and sharia the principal source of legislation.  It accords non-Muslims the freedom to practice their religion and bans discrimination based on religion.  The activities of non-Muslims remained curtailed by legal prohibitions on the distribution or publication of information aimed ...
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