We will be addressed by Her Excellency Madame Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of the Republic and two Co-Chairs leading the United Nations Security Council delegation, Ambassadors Susan Rice of the United States of America, and Mohammed of the Kingdom of Morocco.
The fifteen members of the United Nations Security Council delegation, co-led by Ambassador Susan Rice of the United States of America and Ambassador Mohammed Loulichki of Morocco today have met with President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and some cabinet members.
From Liberia, they will continue to Côte d’Ivoire where they will meet President Alassane Ouattara and representatives of the National Assembly. They will travel to Guiglo in the west of the country, where they will be briefed on security and humanitarian issues.
Ambassador Staffan Tillander of Sweden was officially appointed as the Chair for the United Nations Peacebuilding Commission’s Country Configuration for Liberia on 17 April 2012 to replace H.R.H Prince Zeid of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.
Freedom of expression is one of our most precious rights. It underpins every other freedom and provides a foundation for human dignity. Free, pluralistic and independent media is essential for its exercise. This is the message of World Press Freedom Day.