Forum on conflict and fragility opens in LiberiaListen /
Representatives of governments, civil society and United Nations agencies have gathered in Monrovia, the capital of Liberia for a forum on conflict and fragility which opened on Thursday.
The meeting, which is co-hosted by the governments of Liberia and Finland, is focusing on Africa.
It is the latest in a series of three United Nations-led thematic consultations on how to integrate issues of disasters, conflict and citizen security into a new universal development framework.
To find out more about the forum, UN Radio's Derrick Mbatha spoke on the line to Monrovia with Ozonnia Ojielo, Coordinator for Conflict Prevention and Recovery at the UN Development Programme (UNDP).