(Monrovia) - The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) and Head of the United Nations Mission in Liberia, Farid Zarif, today lauded the people and Government of Liberia for reassuming full control of the country’s security.
30 June 2016 – Liberian security forces today took full control of their security for the first time since the civil war ended 13 years ago, marking a historic milestone for the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Liberia and a major benchmark in the country’s peace process.
The Secretary-General welcomes the full assumption today by the Government of Liberia of its national security responsibilities from the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL), in accordance with Security Council resolution 2239 (2015).
United nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the appointment of Yacoub El Hillo of Sudan as his Deputy Special Representative in the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL), succeeding Antonio Vigilante of Italy, who concluded his assignment on 15 June 2016. Read more.
[New York, 17 June 2016] The United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, Mr. Adama Dieng, condemned the criminal attack that took place at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, United States, on 12 June, in which 49 people were killed and 53 injured.
The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Liberia, Farid Zarif, has advised county officials, law enforcement agencies and the community to work together in tackling security issues when the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) hands over full security responsibilities t
(Monrovia, 27 May 2016) – At a commemoration of the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers held today at UNMIL headquarters in Monrovia, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) and Coordinator of UN Operations in Liberia, Farid Zarif, and the Coordina