Three Liberian representatives are expected to participate in an International Conference on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Crisis Situations to be held in the Netherlands, on October 7 and 8, 2019.
Following months of stakeholders’ engagements, the Elections Coordinating Committee has submitted 17 electoral reform propositions to the House of Representatives for amendments.
Citizens in rural Montserrado have begun debating specific reforms that are needed for laws affecting elections in Liberia.
Eighteen health workers have begun receiving training in child and adolescent mental health at the Deanna Kay Isaacson School of Midwifery in Zwedru.
In previous articles, The Bush Chicken has explored recommendations for improving future elections made by elections observer missions, including the Elections Coordinating Committee, which had the highest number of local observers.
The House of Representatives of the 54th national legislature has welcomed recommendations to improve future elections and promised to complete legal reform in six months.
The resident judge of the Fourth Judicial Circuit Court in Harper says he is concerned that the magistrates of Pleebo and Gedetarbo are not respecting their respective jurisdictions.
On January 22, Liberia experienced its first handover of power from one elected leader to another in 73 years. Pres. George Weah’s inauguration followed a historic election that saw a loser in a presidential race accept the results and concede defeat to the winner for the first time in many years.