Joint Commissions

The Joint Committee between Egypt and Libya

Historical Background

The Joint Commission governs Egyptian Libyan bilateral relations. Ten sessions were held since December 1990 up until December 2009, resulting in the conclusion of numerous agreements, protocols and executive programs in various fields. The outbreak of the Egyptian and Libyan revolutions in the beginning of 2011 has affected bilateral relations and Joint Commissions and most sectorial committees were halted.

Sessions Held

Ten sessions of the Joint Commission were held to date, the last of which was held in Tripoli on 1-5 December 2009.

Important Recommendations /Agreements Signed at the Last Session:

The following agreements were signed at the tenth session of the Joint Commission held in Tripoli on1-5 December 2009:
1. Memorandum of understanding in the field of participation in international fairs and exhibitions.
2. Memorandum of understanding on the organization and legalization of the status of Egyptian labor in Libya.
3. Executive program for cooperation in the field of higher education.
4. Executive program for cooperation in the field of education.
5. Memorandum of understanding between the Egyptian International Trade Point at the Egyptian Ministry of Trade and Industry and Libyan Export Promotion Centre.
6. Agreement for industrial integration between both countries.
7. Executive Program of the memorandum of understanding in the field of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs.
8. Memorandum of understanding in the field of technology centres in both countries.