Libya

  • Photo: Cassandra Nelson/Mercy Corps

The context

Libya continues to struggle to recover from the 2011 uprising and a near-decade of instability. Fragile governing institutions, persistent insecurity, and enduring humanitarian need pose ongoing challenges to the Libyan people seeking to improve their quality of life.

Our work

  • Economic opportunity: Provided recent graduates and young jobseekers with marketable vocational and technical skills
  • Conflict & Governance: Equipped local leaders with negotiation and conflict management tools to help promote a peaceful transition from authoritarian rule
  • Emergency response: Monitored and responded to emergency humanitarian and protection needs of vulnerable displaced populations with local institutions