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Libyan Newswire

Libya, UNICEF Sign Agreement To Provide Education For Libyan Children

TRIPOLI, Libya � The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the Libyan Ministry of Education, signed an agreement to provide education for children affected by the armed conflict in the country.

Towards improved learning and quality basic services for children and adolescents, Ministry of Education and UNICEF have signed today a two-year work plan 2019-2020, UNICEF said in a statement, Wednesday.

The plan aims to ensure equal access to quality education and provide conflict-affected children with education services and catch-up and remedial classes, the statement added.

The plan also includes training of teachers and education personnel on a range of topics, including the provision of protective education, UNICEF explained.

Due to years of armed conflict and political instability, Libyan authorities have been struggling to meet the needs of the young people, mainly by providing employment opportunities and proper education.