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The UK is working in partnership with Libya to achieve prosperity, security and human rights for all. Areas of focus include:
* *Promoting political processes, participation, and human rights * * Progress towards an inclusive political process, leading to a political settlement which reflects the rights and needs of all, including elections, a constitution, reconciliation and transitional justice. Development of a strong, independent media. Human rights embedded throughout Libyan institutions.
* *Strengthening security, justice and defence * * Improved security for Libyans, with access to justice, and border control. Development of capable Ministries of Interior, Justice and Defence. Development of a community-based policing service, a functional criminal justice system and professional armed forces under democratic control. Management of arms and ammunition, and disarmament of militias.
* *Strengthening governance and strategic communications * * Progress towards the establishment of credible public sector institutions with effective leadership, capacity and capability to deliver public services, effective strategic communications and good governance. Effective public financial management.
* *Diversifying the economy and promoting prosperity * * Progress towards an open economy, with increased employment opportunities and reduced reliance on the public sector. Increased incentives for outside investment.

Key Info

  • Project budget approved for 2017/2018 More information about the total project budget £600,000
  • Project budget as % of DFID budget More information about the total project budget 0.01%
  • Active Projects 4
  • Population (2015, source World Bank): 6.28 million
  • Fertility rate (2014, source World Bank): 2.47
  • GDP growth rate (2011, source World Bank): -62.08%
Sector groups as a percentage of country budget More information about the sector groups
Project budget total by year More information about project funding
Budgets approved at a project level to date. This may be different from the overall operational plan budget for Libya.