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West African nations committed to fighting terrorism in subregion, Liberian President tells UN

22 September 2016 – Noting that the United Nations General Assembly is taking place at a time when there is escalation of conflicts engulfing millions of people in many parts of the world, Liberia’s President today stressed that West African States are collectively demonstrating their commitment and preparedness to combat terrorism affecting the subregion.


Security Council approves three-month extension for UN Mission in Liberia

14 September 2016 – The Security Council this morning extended the mandate of the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) through the end of the year, while reaffirming its readiness to consider withdrawing the operation and transitioning to a future UN presence there following a proposed mid-November review of situation on the ground in the country.


Liberia: ‘Arduous path to sustainable peace’ requires long-term Security Council engagement – UN envoy

25 August 2016 – The United Nations envoy for Liberia today stressed the need for long-term, robust engagement by stakeholders, particularly the Security Council, towards a sustainable peace in the West African country.