President George Weah has addressed the 75th United Nations General Assembly, where he touted his government’s efforts to reduce incidents of sexual and gender-based violence.
OP-ED: Brexit: What does it mean for the European Union and our Partners?
On January 31, 2020, the United Kingdom left the European Union. We lost a member of our family. It was a sad moment for us, for European citizens â€“ and, indeed, for many British citizens.
U.S. Ambassador, Others Call for Transparent Process for Protest Permits
Heads of prominent foreign missions in Monrovia, including the United States, ECOWAS, E.U., and the U.N., have called on the government to employ transparency in the process of issuing permits for large street demonstrations in Liberia.
U.N. Human Rights Office Stresses Importance of Human Rights Training for Journalists
The head of programs at the United Nations Office of High Commissioner for Human Rights in Liberia, Sonny Onyegbula, has stressed the importance of human rights training for journalists in the country.
Liberia Joins Commitment to Add Psychosocial Support to Aid Package in Mental Health
Liberia has joined 24 other countries and 10 international aid organizations to sign a declaration of commitment to include psychosocial support as a standard part of aid package in mental health crisis situations.
OP-ED: How Liberia Can Succeed in the Digital Economy
The world is changing â€” fast! Technologies we only dreamed about a few years ago are now a reality, and new innovations are on the horizon. The digital economy has arrived, bringing with it the power to transform countries across Africa â€” and around the world. However, this opportunity must be pursued; change wonâ€™t happen automatically. Why should Liberia embrace the digital revolution and how can it succeed in the digital economy?
Fisheries Authority Director General Wants Stronger Partnership to Combat Illegal Fishing in West Africa
The director-general of the National Fisheries and Aquaculture Authority, Emma Glasco, says coastal West African states need to collaborate more to successfully combat illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing.
Lofaâ€™s Disabled Community Says NECâ€™s Selection of Inaccessible Polling Centers Disenfranchises Members
Even though the constitution guarantees all Liberian citizens who have reached the age of 18 the right to vote in elections, members of the disabled community in Lofa say their members are being routinely disenfranchised by the selection of inaccessible venues for electoral activities.