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UN / LIBERIA

The Secretary-General's Special Representative for Liberia, told the Security Council that the political and security environment in the country remains relatively stable, adding that progress continues in a number of areas, but as Liberia enters its second post-conflict decade, it faces great challenges to institutionalizing reforms in critical sectors, and building capacity for effective governance. [...]

20 Mar 2014 | Read More »

UN / CHARLES TAYLOR APPEAL

Judges at theSpecial Courtin Sierra Leone (SCSL) today upheld the conviction of  former Liberian President Charles Taylor for war crimes and crimes against humanity. FILE

26 Sep 2013 | Read More »

UN / ARMS TRADE TREATY

On the last day of month-long negotiations at the United Nations on an international arms trade treaty, arms control activists today (27 July) said that whatever the outcome on the treaty itself, “tremendous” progress had been achieved.

27 Jul 2012 | Read More »

THE HAGUE / TAYLOR SENTENCING

The UN-backed Special Court for Sierra Leone (SCSL) today sentenced convicted former Liberian President Charles Taylor to 50 years in prison for planning and for aiding and abetting crimes committed by Sierra Leonean rebel forces during the country’s decade-long civil war. ICC

30 May 2012 | Read More »

LIBERIA / SECURITY COUNCIL VISIT

On their current five-day mission to West Africa, the fifteen members of the United Nations Security Council met with Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and members of her cabinet over the weekend. UNMIL

21 May 2012 | Read More »

UN / CHARLES TAYLOR WRAP

Former Liberian leader Charles Taylor was found guilty today on eleven counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity by the Special Court for Sierra Leone. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon called this a historic and momentous day for the people of Sierra Leone, for the region and beyond. ICC / UNTV / FILE

26 Apr 2012 | Read More »

LIBERIA / SIRLEAF-JOHNSON INAUGURATION

Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf was sworn in today for her second term as Liberian president. Over the weekend, CDC opposition leader Winston Tubman met with Sirleaf-Johnson and said he would recognize her electoral victory. UNMIL

17 Jan 2012 | Read More »

LIBERIA / ELECTION WRAP

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was declared winner of Liberia’s recent presidential run-off which was confirmed to be free, fair and transparent by international observers despite previous claims of fraud in the first round made by one of the parties competing in the presidential race. UNMIL

11 Nov 2011 | Read More »

LIBERIA / ELECTION RESULTS

Liberia’s National Elections Commission (NEC) today (25 Oct) announced that the October 11 presidential elections results failed to produce enough votes to declare a winner. A run-off election is expected to be held on 8 November. UNMIL 

25 Oct 2011 | Read More »

LIBERIA / PRELIMINARY RESULTS

The National Election Commission announces the preliminary results of Tuesday’s general elections. UNMIL

13 Oct 2011 | Read More »

 

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