Press Releases

  • 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. This workshop to be...
  • 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. ...
  • 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.   The main focus of the meeting was for representatives of both...
  • 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. UNMIL is seriously concerned...
  • 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. Hailing from Niger, the peacekeepers were...
  • 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.  A solemn ceremony marking International UN Peacekeepers Day under the theme “Global...
  • 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.   This report is the result of the initiative by the UNMIL...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • 01 May 2012 - The United Nations deputy envoy in Liberia Louis Aucoin has called for a close partnership between the people, security agencies and the justice system, for effective delivery of justice in Liberia.   “The security agencies and the justice system must connect with the people...

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