Liberia: UN Envoy hails contributions of peacekeeping mission personnel

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.

Police officers with UN force in Liberia stymie mass attempt at prison escape

Police officers serving with the United Nations peacekeeping force in Liberia have helped foil an attempted mass jail break this weekend from a prison in the West African nation’s capital, Monrovia.

Security Council extends UN presence in Liberia, Sierra Leone

The Security Council today extended the mandates for one year of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Liberia and the world body’s peacebuilding office in neighbouring Sierra Leone.

Liberia: UN confirms death of staffer under investigation for alleged abuse of minors

The United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) today reported the death of one of its civilian staff members who was under investigation for alleged sexual exploitation and abuse of minors.

Ban calls on Liberia’s partners to ‘stay the course’

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.