Steering Committee Meeting of the BINA Program
Date: 20 January 2020
Venue: Ankara - Türkiye

The Steering Committee Meeting of the BINA Program was held on 20 January 2020 at SESRIC Headquarters in Ankara, Turkey to discuss the progress made from the last meeting and the future actions with respect to the implementation of the Program. The Meeting was attended by high-level representatives from the partnering institutions namely, SESRIC, the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) and Libyan Program for Reintegration and Development (LPRD).

The BINA Program as an initiative is carried out in partnership with SESRIC, IsDB and LPRD to support Libya, as a conflict-affected state, in the areas of research, capacity building and economic development. SESRIC assumes the role of the executing organ of the Program since its inception in 2016.

During the meeting, the technical and financial progress reports, including the major achievements, challenges faced and disbursement status in the Program, were reviewed. While providing technical recommendations for the future activities, the Steering Committee expressed its satisfaction with the achievements of the Program and affirmed implementation of the planned activities in 2020, despite the escalating challenges in the current Libyan context.