Libya

Flag of LibyaLibya (Arabic: ‏ليبيا‎ Lībyā, Berber: Libya), officially the State of Libya, is a country in the Maghreb region of North Africa bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, Egypt to the east, Sudan to the southeast, Chad and Niger to the south, and Algeria and Tunisia to the west. With an area of almost 1.8 million square kilometres (700,000 sq mi), Libya is the 17th largest country in the world.

From Wikipedia

Crisis, conflict, security

  • This information portal of the German Federal Agency for Civic Education (bpb) and BICC provides background information on issues regarding security policy.War and Peace security policy issues
  • The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is an independent, nonpartisan membership organization, think tank, and publisher dedicated to being a resource for its members, government officials, business executives, journalists, educators and students, civic and religious leaders, and other interested citizens in order to help them better understand the world and the foreign policy choices facing the United States and other countries. Council on Foreign Relations
  • This index (formerly the Failed States Index), created by The Fund for Peace, has put countries into perspective by providing an annual snapshot of their vitality and stability (or lack thereof) and ranking them accordingly.Fragile States Index
  • Provides the current travel advice of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs (in Dutch). Reisadviezen Rijksoverheid (Dutch)

Food, water, land and health

  • African Health Stats is an innovative data site that allows you to chart, map and compare key health indicators across all 55 African Union member states. All data is taken from officially-recognised international sources.African Health Stats
  • UNAIDS is leading the global effort to end AIDS as a public health threat by 2030 as part of the Sustainable Development Goals.UN Aids
  • Free online database and additional resources of health and human rights law.Health and Human Rights resources
  • The African Union Center for Disease Control and prevention.Africa CDC

Other data and statistics

  • The database currently contains data about UNHCR's populations of concern from the year 1951 up to 2017 and you can use it to investigate different aspects of these populations: their general composition by location of residence or origin, their status (refugees, asylum seekers, internally displaced persons, etc.), their evolution over time, and so on.UNHCR Population Statistics
  • The Population Reference Bureau (USA) analyzes demographic data and research to provide objective, accurate, and up-to-date population information in accessible formats.Population Reference Bureau Intl. data

Publications

  • Provides links to full-text stories, books, articles, poems, paintings and photos (in English and Arabic).Libyan art, music and literature
  • EADI, the European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes, is the leading European network in the field of development research and training. The EADI Research Monitor is a publication database for development research.EADI Research Monitor
  • Science Magazine website.Science Magazine
  • A list of free, Africa-related journals, provided by the ASCL Library.Free Africa-related journals

News about Libya

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08/03/2020 - 22:03

Egypt is reopening churches for the first time in nearly four...

VOA Articles
08/03/2020 - 02:37

Libya’s civil war and its role in regional stability have become...

VOA Articles
08/02/2020 - 07:59

A showdown looms in the fight for control of the country – with...

Latest news and features from theguardian.com, the...
08/02/2020 - 07:59

A showdown looms in the fight for control of the country – with...

Latest news and features from theguardian.com, the...
08/01/2020 - 11:08
[HRW] Void between Words and Deeds Harms French Credibility and Fight...
All Africa, All the Time.
08/01/2020 - 10:00

UN representative has two months to secure ceasefire but warns...

Latest news and features from theguardian.com, the...
08/01/2020 - 10:00

UN representative has two months to secure ceasefire but warns...

Latest news and features from theguardian.com, the...
08/01/2020 - 09:54
[The New Humanitarian] Geneva -- Shot on return, or left to drift
All Africa, All the Time.
08/01/2020 - 09:54
[The New Humanitarian] Geneva -- Shot on return, or left to drift
All Africa, All the Time.