News & Events

Fulbright Foreign Student Program 2020

The U.S. Embassy Libya, in cooperation with AMIDEAST Libya, is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for master’s degree studies in the United States under the J. William Fulbright Scholarship Program. This program enables Libyan students to study for up to two years, starting from the Fall of 2020, towards a Masters ...
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Professional Fellow Program 2019

The Professional Fellows Program (PFP) for the Middle East and North Africa is a fully funded 6-week program (including a 4-week fellowship placement) in the U.S. for young professionals committed to empowering their communities through innovation and entrepreneurship, socially responsible businesses, and workforce development. The Professional Fellows Program is sponsored by the United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, and administered ...
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Ambassador Bodde’s Meeting in Libya

On January 30, Ambassador Peter Bodde led an official delegation to Misrata for a meeting with the Minister of Interior Fathi Bashaga, Central Military Zone Commander Major-General Mohammad Haddad, and other military officials.  Discussions focused on efforts to ensure that Libya’s security institutions are fully capable of providing security to the Libyan people.  In the ...
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Letter from President Donald J. Trump on the occasion of the 67th anniversary of Libya’s independence

Dear Mr. Prime Minister: Please accept my best wishes as you celebrate Libya’s 67th year of independence on December 24. The United States remains committed to supporting the Libyan people as they pursue an inclusive constitutional process and credible, peaceful, and well-prepared elections through the United Nations political process. We are proud to stand with ...
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Sharara Oil Field in Libya

The United States continues to monitor the situation at the Sharara oil field and echoes the UN Support Mission for Libya’s call for the immediate and unconditional withdrawal of armed elements in the area, which is crucial to allow oil production for the benefit of all Libyans to resume. We call on all parties to ...
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