Latest Past Events
Jason Pack, AmCham Board Member and Libya Scholar, gave an online briefing on the subject of American policy towards Libya and possible impacts of the upcoming Presidential election. It covered American engagement in Libya under the Trump administration and touched on arguments from his recent piece for Foreign Policy, "The Israel-UAE Deal Won’t Bring Peace, but It Will Prolong the War in Libya". Jason commented on how he sees the Libyan commercial scene evolving in 2021 for American companies in the electricity, oil & gas, construction, and related sectors if oil prices remain low or the blockade continues. AmCham members [...]
AmCham Libya and the U.S. Embassy to Libya co-hosted the Libya Power Sector Roundtable. This online event brought together key decision makers from Libyan institutions, major U.S. companies active in the sector, the U.S. State Department and USAID, which is currently working on electricity sector reform in Libya. Panelists included Joshua Harris, Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy to Libya, Weam Elabdeli, Chairman at GECOL, Dr. Abdussalam Elansari, Deputy Chairman at GECOL, Dr. Mohamed Elhadi Mashena, Advisor for Energy Affairs at GNA, Mamoun Saad, Country Manager for Libya at Bechtel, Raouf Ben Ltaifa, Deputy General Manager for Libya [...]
This briefing focussed on Daniel's current high priority issues, including the situation regarding Letters of Credit, the oil shutdown, and the ongoing conflict in Libya.