National Multi-Stakeholder Platform Meeting on Land Concession Management gets underway in Monrovia

As part of improving citizens’ engagement in concessions management and managing concession-related conflicts, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is organizing a two-day national multi-stakeholders Platform meeting in Monrovia. The meeting brings together four Multi-Stakeholders’ Platforms (MSPs)...

UNDP Donates to Police and Immigration...Patrol Boats included

UNDP has donated a final set of equipment to the Liberia National Police (LNP) and the Liberia Immigration Service (LIS) purchased through a project supported by the Government of Japan. The project which has been implemented since March 2015 as part of the post-Ebola recovery sought to strengthen the...

UNDP Staff Identifies with Tobacconie Public School in Grand Bassa County

The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) through its Staff Association identified with the Tobacconie Elementary Public School District #3, in Grand Bassa County. As part of its Country Office Retreat under the theme “Leveraging Our Strength, Raising Our Profile”, UNDP staff which include both national and...

UNDP Boss Calls for Tripartite Engagement…In Responding To Concession Issues

The Country Director of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Dr. Pa Lamin Beyai has encouraged project affected communities and citizens across Liberia to always use tripartite engagement in responding and seeking redress to concession issues. “The concession may not be operating to your...

Setting the stage for peaceful co-existence in Concession Communities

Affected Communities in concession areas have resolved to maintain a peaceful and harmonious relationship with concession companies operating within their Counties. Representatives from project affected areas in Sinoe and Maryland made the resolution recently during two separate training workshops organized in...

Maintaining a Memorial… Human Rights Commission holds town hall meeting

The Independent Commission on Human Rights (INCHR) conducted a two day stakeholder town hall meeting with some residents of the Duport Road Community and officials from the Paynesville City Corporation for the maintenance of the Duport Road Memorial Site. The Duport Road Memorial site is a UN Peace Building Fund...

More than two million Liberians register to vote, almost half are women

Approximately 2.1 million Liberians have registered to vote in the upcoming October 2017 presidential and legislative elections, according to provisional results. Almost half of those registered are women. Voter registration was conducted between 1 February and 14 March 2017. Incumbent President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf...

UNDP Goodwill Ambassador Crown Prince Haakon of Norway lauds Liberia’s Ebola survivors and Response Workers

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Goodwill Ambassador His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway today met with Ebola survivors, and Ebola Response Workers and paid tribute to their efforts in caring for people infected and affected by the disease. “We salute the courage and commitment of all...

UNDP Goodwill Ambassador Norway’s Crown Prince Haakon wraps up visit to Liberia, calls on youth to work for the Global Goals

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Goodwill Ambassador His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway concluded his three-day visit to Liberia where he met with President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and discussed his impressions of the country’s progress, and the transition to the Sustainable Development...

Du - Port Road Community Memorial Unveiled

As part of events marking Decoration Day in Liberia, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf unveiled the Du-Port Road Community Memorial Monument in Paynesville, Monrovia. Referring to it as a “first” in implementing the TRC recommendations and Liberia’s Roadmap for National Healing, the President called for similar symbolic...

“Let Justice Shine”…Chief Justice Intimates

The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Liberia Francis S. Korkpor, Sr. has urged Magistrates and Associate Magistrates in Karnplay, Nimba County to ensure that justice is impartially served to the people in that part of the country. “It’s not the building that we want to see shine. What we want to see shine...

PPCC/UNDP Commence CIPS level 3 Certificate Training

The Public Procurement Concession Commission (PPCC) with support from UNDP is conducting a two-week back to back CIPS level 3 certificate training in public procurement in Monrovia. About 60 procurement personnel from several line Ministries, Agencies and Commissions as well as UNDP staff are participating. They...

Sweden Boosts 2017 Elections with US$ 2.7M

Swedish Ambassador to Liberia Lena Nordström, says the world is anticipating a very smooth transition process in Liberia and all of the country’s genuine partners must ensure that this comes to fruition through the conduct of a very successful electoral process. The comments were made by Ambassador Nordström...

CRC Deepens Citizens' Engagement on Constitution Reform Process

The Constitution Review Committee (CRC) has started the deepening of citizens’ engagement in the ongoing Liberia constitution reform process. The process commenced recently in Kakata, Margibi County with the training of civic education volunteers (CEVs) and others to increase awareness on the constitutional...

ECOWAS concern about influx of small arms across borders

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has expressed concern about the proliferation of small arms in Liberia from Guinea. The Special Representative of the President of ECOWAS Commission in Liberia H.E. Ambassador ‘Tunde Ajisomo who blamed such act on “porous borders said ECOWAS’ attention has...

Service Centers Generate over 4million Liberian Dollars

The Government of Liberia through the Ministry of Internal Affairs has reported revenue generated from Service Centers in Grand Bassa, Margibi, Bong, and Nimba Counties, totaling over US$42, 000 ($4,295,975.00 Liberian dollars). The County Service Centers were established by government in its efforts to take...

Social Cash Programme impacts lives in Bong County

The Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in Liberia caused the death of over 4,000 Liberians and brought social and economic interruptions and hardship to a large segment of the people. The poorest households were severely affected with livelihoods completely impaired or lost and food insecurity worsened as a...

Multipurpose Facility for Police unveiled

The United Nations Development Program (UNDP), has turned over a multipurpose building to the Liberia National Police Training Academy (LNPTA). The facility which contains a gymnasium, offices etc. is to be used to help enhance the training of officers attending the academy. Funding was provided by the Government...

Breakwater Construction reduces threat of sea erosion to Port City

The coastal project supported by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) with funds from the Least Developed Countries Fund (LDCF) which is managed by the Global Environment Facility (GEF), is very critical to the residents of Buchanan in Grand Bassa County and the people of Liberia because it is about...