Liberia needs both African and international partners to build lasting peace – Liberia


Donors, regional bodies and governments are meeting in Monrovia to map out distinct roles for effective peacebuilding.

Joint press release by the Liberia Peacebuilding Office, the African Union and the Institute for Security Studies

Monrovia, Liberia – The withdrawal of United Nations peacekeepers soon after a successful election signals that Liberia is well on the road to recovery. But the country’s transition from war to sustained peace is far from over. As international attention turns to other ongoing violent conflicts, Liberia needs clear and coordinated action by all partners involved in the next phase of peacebuilding.

On 16 May, Liberia’s Peacebuilding Office (PBO) in the Ministry of Internal Affairs, together with the African Union (AU) and the Institute for Security Studies…

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