07 Aug 2017 - On behalf of OHCHR
MONROVIA (4 August 2017) - UN Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Andrew Gilmour on Friday concluded a three-day visit to Liberia. The main purpose of the visit was to establish a UN Human Rights Office in the country, and an agreement was signed with the Government for the new office to open in early 2018.
05 May 2017 - 4 May 2017 | The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the attack against the camp of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) in Timbuktu, Mali, on 3 May 2017, which caused the death of a Liberian peacekeeper and injured others and which was claimed by Jama’at Nusrat al-Islam wal-Muslimin (Group for the Support of Islam and Muslims).
25 Feb 2017 - Monrovia, Liberia, 25 February 2017 – Liberia is today commemorating the second anniver-sary of the Abidjan Declaration on the eradication of statelessness. The Declaration, adopted on 25 February 2015 by the Member States of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) on the occasion of a ministerial conference organized by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and ECOWAS, contains 25 commitments of which Liberia com-mitted to seven (7).
25 Feb 2017 -
GENEVA (22 March 2016) – It is completely unacceptable for Liberia to outsource its primary education system to a private company, said the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to education, Kishore Singh. “This is unprecedented at the scale currently being proposed and violates Liberia’s legal and moral obligations,” he stressed.
17 Feb 2017 - UNMIL/PR/1702-17Friday, 17 February 2017
MONROVIA – Today, the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) handed over the partial skeletal remains of 27 individuals to the Government of Liberia. The remains had been kept by UNMIL at the request of the Government of Liberia. The handover was presided over jointly by Inspector General of the Liberian National Police, Gregory Coleman, and United Nations Police Commissioner, Simon Blatchly.
27 Dec 2016 - The UN Security Council has passed a resolution extending the mandate of the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) for the last time.
Resolution 2333, which was adopted on Friday, 22 December 2016, extends the Mission’s mandate up to 30 March 2018.
11 Oct 2016 - New York, 10 October 2016
Good morning, Ladies and Gentlemen. As you know, I returned last night from a productive trip to some European countries. This morning I would like to focus on two urgent challenges – the situations in Haiti and Yemen.