A Liberian representative, Gbovadeh Gbilia, has been elected vice chair on the Education Commission of UNESCO at the organization’s just ended 40th Conference meeting in Paris, France.
The National Education Coalition of Liberia, NECOL, says it is setting the stage and charting a roadmap to push for universal education in Liberia.
In March 2019, a gay man reported being attacked and severely brutalized at a local club in Monrovia, after his attackers identified his sexual orientation.
Liberians on Wednesday, September 27 gathered at the historic Providence Island to join countries around world in observance of World Tourism Day.
Within Liberian circles on social media in recent weeks, a UNICEF report published last year has resurfaced, claiming that Liberia tops the list of countries with the highest proportion of out-of-school children. Are there really more children out of school in Liberia, a peaceful country, than in Afghanistan and South Sudan, both countries that are actively involved in civil conflicts?
The government of Liberia has formally launched Sustainable Development Goal Four, aimed at ensuring inclusive and quality education for all.
On May 3rd, the world celebrates World Press Freedom Day. The international day was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly in 1993 following a recommendation adopted at the 26th session of UNESCO’s General Conference in 1991. The step responded to a call by African journalists who in 1991 produced the landmark Windhoek Declaration on media pluralism and independence.