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Implementing TRC recommendations: Five years on, an opportunity for a fresh start

Monrovia, 30 June, 2014 - On 30 June 2009, at the end of a three-year process in which Liberians of all walks of life were engaged,  Liberia’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) released its Consolidated Final Report.

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SRSG briefs UN Security Council on UNMIL’s Progress

New York/Monrovia, 20 March 2014-- Briefing the United Nations Security Council today, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) and Coordinator of UN Operations in Liberia, Ms. Karin Landgren, lauded Liberia’s progress as it enters its second post-conflict decade but noted that Liberia continues to face complex and daunting challenges to institutionalizing reforms in critical sectors and building capacity for effective governance.

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Constitutional Review Committee prepares for nationwide civic education activities
Wed 23 October, Monrovia - Support for Liberia’s constitution review process moved forward today as the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) handed over twenty-one thousands of copies of Liberia’s constitution to the Constitutional Review Committee (CRC) at a ceremony held in Monrovia today at the premises of the CRC. The constitution booklets, reproduced as an UNMIL Quick Impact Project, will be distributed by the CRC across Liberia as part of its nationwide civic education campaign to raise broad awareness about the current constitution.
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Liberian children lend a helping hand to typhoon-affected children in the Philippines.

Monrovia, LIBERIA, 7 January 2014 – Liberia is one of the poorest countries in the world with more than 60% of its 3.5 million people living on less than US$ 1 a day. For most Liberians, earning a living for themselves and their children is an everyday challenge. Most parts of the country, including its sprawling capital city of Monrovia, is grappling with insufficient water and electricity, poor infrastructure and limited services. All these are the legacies left behind by the 14 long years of a brutal and bloody civil war.

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Liberian Students join the rest of the world to mark ‘International Day of Peace”

Monrovia, Liberia – The United Nations, together with the Youth Coalition for Education in Liberia, the Messengers for Peace, and students from various schools celebrated this year’s International Day of Peace under the theme “Education for Peace”. A range of activities, including lectures and presentations on Peace and Education preceded the main event on Friday, 20 September, at the JJ Roberts Methodist High School with more than 300 students participating.

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