The United Nations Mission in Liberia successfully completed its mandate on 30 March 2018. You can find out about the mission's past activities and achievements through this website. The United Nations family remains committed to supporting the Government, ensuring that the hard won peace is sustained and that the country and its people continue to progress and thrive.
21 Dec 2015 - GENEVA/MONROVIA (18 December 2015) – A UN report released today documents the negative impact on human rights of some traditional and cultural practices in Liberia, including female genital mutilation, forced initiation into secret societies, accusations of witchcraft, trials by ordeal and ritualistic killing.
Harper, Liberia, 18 December 2015 (LRRRC-UNHCR) – Today the governments of Liberia, Cote d’Ivoire and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) resumed the voluntary repatriation of tens of thousands of Ivorian refugees from Liberia, which had been interrupted for more than a year by the deadly Ebola outbreak. Some 11,000 of the 38,000 Ivorian refugees in Liberian camps have said they wish to return immediately.
17 Sep 2015 - (Monrovia) –The Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Coordinator of United Nations Operations in Liberia, Mr. Farid Zarif, has welcomed the UN Security Council’s decision today to extend UNMIL’s mandate until 30 September 2016. “The Security Council’s decision to extend UNMIL’s mandate for another year demonstrates the international community’s commitment to fully support Liberia’s assumption of full security responsibilities by 30 June 2016,” said Mr. Zarif.
28 Jul 2015 - (Monrovia) -- The Government of Pakistan, through the Pakistan Repair and Maintenance (PakRAM) contingent of UNMIL, donated an asphalt plant to the Government of Liberia at a ceremony yesterday at Camp Scheffline, on the outskirts of Monrovia.
The facility was received by Liberia’s Deputy Minister of Defence, Saint Jerome Larbelee, from PakRAM Commanding Officer, Lt.-Col. Mohammad Rafiq.
02 Jul 2015 - (Monrovia) - One year from today, Liberia is to have assumed responsibility for all aspects of its own security, taking over the residual tasks still performed by the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL).
01 Jul 2015 - Reflections of outgoing UNMIL SRSG Ms Karin Landgren, Monrovia City Hall, 30 June 2015
Your Excellencies, Honourable Ministers; our host, the Monrovia City Mayor; all distinguished guests;
Good afternoon, and thank you for taking part in this event – which is both my farewell and a contribution to a Liberian conversation.
01 Jul 2015 - Ahead of her departure from Liberia on 3 July, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) and Coordinator of United Nations Operations in Liberia, Karin Landgren, reflected on “Today’s Choices, Tomorrow’s Liberia,” during a farewell address at Monrovia’s City Hall today.
07 May 2015 - In Liberia's central province of Bong, Gbarnga County, rival politicians hugged and danced with each other at a musical concert aimed at healing the wounds of a nation divided by the recent presidential and legislative polls.
06 May 2015 - Monrovia/New York, 05 May 2015 – The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) for Liberia, Karin Landgren, briefed the UN Security Council today on the situation in Liberia, highlighting the Government’s plan to assume full responsibility for the country’s security by 30 June 2016, the resumption this month of the drawdown of the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL), and the country’s remarkable success in beating back Ebola.