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Briefing to Security Council on UNMIL by USG Ladsous

Mr. President,

I wish to begin by expressing my deep appreciation for this Council’s efforts to mobilize support to defeat the Ebola epidemic, which has had serious political, security and social effects on all of the countries affected. A month ago, I briefed this Council during its important discussion on the peace and security implications of the Ebola crisis.
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SRSG statement following the death of an UNMIL international civilian infected with Ebola

Monrovia, 14 October 2014


Special Representative of the Secretary-General Karin Landgren made the following statement today:


A United Nations Volunteer, who worked in UNMIL Medical, has passed away in hospital, after testing positive for the Ebola Virus Disease [EVD] on 6 October.

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Note To The Media

10 October 2014 - This is to clarify the facts regarding measures UNMIL has undertaken to ensure no further transmission of EVD after one of its medical personnel recently contracted the disease.

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SRSG Karin Landgren Statement on the Suspension of the 14 October Liberian Senatorial Elections
Monrovia, 09 October 2014 - The proclamation yesterday by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf suspending the holding of the 14 October 2014 Senatorial Elections gives Liberians clarity on this matter. The proclamation is in line with National Elections Commission (NEC) recommendations, which were prompted by the Ebola Epidemic and the State of Emergency
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Special Representative of the Secretary-General Karin Landgren’s briefing to the media in Monrovia
Good afternoon, and welcome to UNMIL.


My briefing to the United Nations Security Council on 9 September was devoted entirely to the rapidly evolving developments related to Ebola.  I told the Security Council then – and it is certainly true now – that Ebola represents Liberia’s gravest threat since the civil war. 

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