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Liberian President credits UN for ‘16 years of unbroken peace’, outlines plan to reduce poverty, boost growth

New York: “Liberia is a UN success story”, President George Manneh Weah told the annual United Nations high-level generalral debate in New York on Wednesday.

Guterres welcomes successful wrap up of long-running UN peacekeeping mission in Liberia

New York, Mar 31 (JEN): UN Secretary-General António Guterres has welcomed the successful conclusion of the mandate of the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL), which officially closed its doors on Friday, and congratulated the West African country’s people and Government for turning the page on crisis and conflict.

Their 15-year mission a success, UN peacekeepers depart a stable and grateful Liberia

New York, Mar 30 (JEN): The United Nations peacekeeping mission in Liberia will formally cease operations on Friday after aiding the West African nation’s transition from ravaging civil war to a hopeful era of peace.

Liberia prepares to turn a page as UN mission exits

New York, Mar 24 (JEN): As the United Nations peacekeeping mission warps up in Liberia and the West African country looks to secure a stable future, the UN deputy chief on Friday cautioned the Government that while it has made great strides, the road ahead will be challenging.

‘Where peace begins’: helping Liberia turn the corner through the power of radio

New York, Feb 13 (JEN): The United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) will close at the end of March 2018.

Liberia: UN mission farewell ceremony honours last departing police and military personnel

New York, Feb 7 (JEN): After 14 years of serving in the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL), an official farewell ceremony was held on Tuesday in the capital, Monrovia, to honour the last departing Police and Military personnel serving there.

Liberia: UN welcomes new President’s inauguration as key milestone on country’s road to success

New York, Jan 23 (JEN): George Weah was inaugurated on Monday as the new President of Liberia, where the United Nations is set to close its peacekeeping mission in a few weeks after a successful 15-year presence in the West African country.

Ahead of October elections, Security Council urges Liberia to plan for safe, credible polls

New York, July 25 (Just Earth News): With Liberian officials responsible for security in the country, the United Nations Security Council on Monday encouraged the Government to put in place an election security plan for the October polls.

Liberian land rights defenders on run after threats from police

Washington, DC Nov 4 (IBNS): Alfred Brownell, a campaigner for the land rights of Liberia's local communities, and his staff at Green Advocates have gone underground after threats from the police.

Liberia: UN mission lauds Government, people for 'historic' handover of country's security

New York, July 2 (Just Earth News): The head of the United Nations mission in Liberia on Friday lauded the people and Government of Liberia for reassuming full control of the country's security for the first time since its civil war ended 13 years ago.

UN peacekeeping mission in Liberia handing over security responsibility to national forces

New York, July 1 (Just Earth News): Liberian security forces on Thursday took full control of their security for the first time since the civil war ended 13 years ago, marking a historic milestone for the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Liberia and a major benchmark in the country’s peace process.

Ban names humanitarian coordinator in Syria as new Deputy Special Representative for Liberia

New York, June 28 (Just Earth News):United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the appointment of Yacoub El Hillo of Sudan as his Deputy Special Representative in the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL), succeeding Antonio Vigilante of Italy, who concluded his assignment on 15 June 2016.

Security Council ends 13-year sanctions regime on Liberia

New York, May 26 (Just Earth News):Acknowledging the sustained progress made on rebuilding Liberia after the 1999-2003 civil war, the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday terminated an arms embargo against the country and dissolved the related mechanisms, namely the sanctions Committee and the expert panel.

Ebola: UN health agency reports new case in Liberia, as experimental vaccine used in Guinea

New York, Apr 2 (Just Earth News/IBNS): Lab results confirmed a new case of the Ebola virus in Liberia, the United Nations health agency on Friday announced, while an experimental vaccine against the virus is being used in parts of Guinea to contain the latest flare-up of the virus in that country.

Future of Liberia and UN presence in the country discussed at Security Council

New York, Mar 18(Just Earth News/IBNS):One year since Liberian authorities launched a “historic undertaking” to assume full responsibility of the country’s security by the end of next June, top United Nations officials on Thursday discussed what measures are needed to support the implantation of the plan.