1 February 2017, Monrovia - Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL), Farid Zarif, today reaffirmed the United Nations commitment to promoting freedom of expression in Liberia.
Liberia joined the world in marking 16 Days of Activism to end violence against women and girls with a series of events between 25 November and 10 December, supported by the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection, and the United Nations.
To gain firsthand knowledge of peacebuilding priorities in Liberia in the wake of the Ebola outbreak, and as the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the country scales down its security presence, the Chair of the United Nations Peacebuilding Commission (PBC), Ambassador Olof Skoog, visited Lib
On my way back from Ethiopia, the largest refugee-hosting country in Africa that for decades has been keeping its borders open to hundreds of thousands of refugees from its neighbours, many times in dramatic security situations, I want to state the following:
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.