Liberian Youth Sign the Peace Declaration
15 December 2017, Monrovia – On today’s forum for Political Party National Youth League organized by the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) in Monrovia City Hall, the Liberian Youth Peace Declaration was signed.
In his opening remarks, UNMIL Deputy SRSG for Political and Rule of Law and Officer in Charge (OIC) for UNMIL, Mr.Waledemar Vrey congratulated and commended all the youth leaders who have taken the initiative of this event as a result of couple discussions.
“The youth leaders took the initiative but also the responsibility to come together as a group and discuss how to conduct themselves within the electoral environment how to make sure that they promote peaceful elections how to make sure that they contribute and participate in good elections,’ said OIC Vrey, seizing the opportunity to also complement the Liberian people for successful and peaceful first round of elections.
The Liberian Youth Peace Declaration was read publicly where the youth representatives gave speeches and subsequently signed the declaration.
The African Union (AU), ECOWAS and UNMIL facilitated the process of developing and signing the declaration, which was witnessed by Inspector General of Police (IGP) Gregory Coleman, Inter-Religious Council of Liberia representative Musa Bamba, Liberia Peace Ambassador William Tolbert and AU Ambassador Ibrahim Kamara.