New initiatives to reform higher education announced

Libya has launched several initiatives to reform universities, in an effort to achieve global academic standards and match higher education graduates with local job market demands.

The initiatives were announced by Bashir Eshteiwi, Libya’s deputy minister of higher education and scientific research, at the Arab Education Summit hosted by ArabBrains, a networking organisation that connects innovative education, public and private sector leaders.

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Amnesty International (London)

Libya: ‘I Cannot Explain How Terrible the Situation Was’

press release

This is part of a special ‘People on the Move’ series, highlighting the human rights violations faced by migrants, refugees and asylum-seekers in every part of the world. These profiles are being published around the launch of Amnesty International’s Annual Report 2013.