The top United Nations envoy to Liberia today praised the tireless efforts by uniformed personnel serving the world body's peacekeeping operation in the West African country at an award ceremony in the capital Monrovia.
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called on Liberia’s partners to continue support to the West African country, which, six years after the end of conflict, remains fragile but has the potential to be a beacon on stability in the region.
A senior United Nations official in Liberia has called on a group of newly-trained corrections officers to keep in mind how they care for the prisoners entrusted to them, stressing that such treatment will be key to ensuring a safe and secure facility, as well as helping the detainees to become law-abiding citizens when they are released.
The struggle with the rule of law and competition over natural resources threatens Liberia’s fragile stability despite its economy showing significant improvement, Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said in a report to the Security Council today.
The United Nations peacekeeping mission in Liberia (UNMIL) today voiced its sadness at yesterday’s tragedy in which nine soccer fans died in a stadium crush during a World Cup qualifying match between Liberia and the Gambia.
A Nigerian peacekeeping unit of the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) has handed over an electrical technicians training workshop it established through the expertise and financial contribution of its personnel, the mission said today.
The new top United Nations official for Liberia has arrived to take up her post with a pledge to help the West African country consolidate its transition from more than a decade of disastrous civil war to peace, stability and democracy.