• UN Migration Agency Assists Survivors as Migrants Perish in Libya Truck Accident

    Tripoli - At nearly 3:00am on 14 February, a truck accident occurred, leaving 19 people dead and 49 people injured near Bani Waleed in Libya. The migrants on board reported that 180 people were crammed into the truck's cargo containers.

  • Training of Trainers to Manage Date Palm Crop Pest in Libya

    FAO and IOM enhance Libya's Agriculture Sector's Resilience to Crop Pests

  • ورشة تدريبية للمدربين حول مكافحة الحشرة القشرية الخضراء في نخيل التمر بدولة ليبيا

    وكالة الأمم المتحدة للهجرة و منظمة الأغذية والزراعة للأمم المتحدة تدعمان قطاع الزراعة الليبي في مكافحة انتشار هذه الآفة

  • FAO and IOM enhance Libya's Agriculture Sector's Resilience to Crop Pests

    Training of trainers to manage the green scale insect pest on date palms in Libya

  • IOM Assists 144 Gambian Migrants to Return Home from Libya

    Banjul – The UN Migration Agency (IOM) together with the Government of The Gambia assisted 144 Gambian migrants to return home on Monday (22/01), of which 17 came from Trig al Seka detention centre.

  • Young Libyans Get Three New Football Pitches in Country’s Conflict-Affected South

    Libya – Since the beginning of the crisis in 2011, insecurity has been rampant in southern Libya and, as in many crises, young people and children are among the worst affected.

  • Up to 100 Migrant Lives Feared Lost off Libya

    Tripoli –  The Libyan Coast Guard reported Wednesday that up to 100 migrants remain missing in the third deadly shipwreck on the Mediterranean Sea since Saturday. Now, barely a week into the New Year there already are reports of close to 200 migrants or refugees dead or missing on the Central Mediterranean route.

  • Voluntary Humanitarian Return flights resume January 1 as UN Migration Agency continues efforts to assist migrants in Libya

    Tripoli - On Monday, 1 January, the UN Migration Agency’s Libya mission chartered its first flight of 2018 under the Voluntary Humanitarian return (VHR) programme, assisting 142 returnees departing from Libya to Gambia.

  • IOM Participates in 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence in Libya

    Tripoli – As part of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence campaign, IOM, the UN Migration Agency, is organizing activities in the east, south and west of Libya. 

  • UN Migration Agency Moves to Relieve Plight of Migrants Trapped in Libya, Backing AU-EU Plan

    Geneva – IOM Director General William Lacy Swing has committed IOM to fully support this week’s initiative of the African Union with the European Union and Libya’s Government of National Unity, with UN backing to alleviate the plight of thousands of migrants trapped in Libya.