Press releases

  • 01 Aug 2012 - United Nations, New York, 31 July 2012 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the members of a High-level Panel to advise on the global development agenda beyond 2015, the target date for the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
  • 01 Aug 2012 - Monrovia, Liberia, 1 August 2012 - The United Nations Mission in Liberia and the Government of Liberia will on 1 August take part in a three-day workshop on the process of handing over UNMIL security responsibilities to the Government of Liberia.
  • 19 Jun 2012 - More than 42 million people around the world have been forcibly displaced from their homes and communities.  More than a million fled their countries in the last eighteen months alone due to a wave of conflicts, in Cote d’Ivoire, Libya, Mali, Somalia, Sudan and Syria.  These numbers represent far more than statistics; they are individuals and families whose lives have been upended, whose communities have been destroyed, and whose future remains uncertain.  
  • 14 Jun 2012 - The heads of the United Nations mission in Côte d'Ivoire (UNOCI) and Liberia (UNMIL) along with Government officials from both nations, met yesterday, 13 June 2012 in Abidjan for a quadripartite meeting.  
  • 11 Jun 2012 - UNMIL is deeply saddened by the loss of seven peacekeepers serving with its sister mission in Côte d'Ivoire (ONUCI). UNMIL's leadership joins The Secretary-General of the United Nations in his condemnation of the attack on ONUCI peacekeepers.
  • 10 Jun 2012 - 8 June 2012 -The United Nations Secretary-General, the President of the General Assembly and the Security Council have condemned "in the strongest possible terms" an attack in Côte d'Ivoire in which seven peacekeepers were killed.
  • 29 May 2012 - Today the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) observed the annual International Day of UN Peacekeepers that also marks the 64th anniversary of peacekeeping by the United Nations. 
  • 24 May 2012 - The Case Progression Report was officially  launched by UNMIL's Deputy Special Representative for the Secretary General for Rule of Law Mr. Louis Aucoin,during an special UNMIL Press Briefing on Thursday 24 May 2012.  
  • 18 May 2012 - The Chair of the Peacebuilding Commission Country-Specific Configuration to Liberia, Ambassador Staffan Tillander, with his delegation comprising a representative of the UN Peacebuilding Support Office (PBSO), has visited Grand Cape Mount and Bong Counties as part of his first official visit to Liberia since his appointment in April 2012.  
  • 18 May 2012 - Ms. Yasmina Bouziane, UNMIL Spokesperson, Mr. Peter Quaqua, President, Press Union of Liberia (PUL), Ms. Luisa Piette, UNESCO - Liberia Consultant and ICFJ Knight Fellow, Mr. Ronald Kayanja, Mr. Bill Burke, IREX Senior Communications Specialist, Ms. Tilly Gardner,  UNESCO- Ivory Coast,