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World Bank Supports Strengthening Liberia’s Public Service Accountability

The World Bank Board has approved an International Development Association (IDA) grant of $19 million equivalent to improve domestic revenue mobilization systems and strengthen financial control and accountability in public finances.
This grant financing, approved Tuesday, July 16, will be executed under the Public Financial Management Reforms for Institutional Strengthening (PFMRIS) Project. Read more

Grand Kru Police Charge City Solicitor

-For “Raping” 7-Year-Old
The City Solicitor at the Sorroken Magisterial Court in Grand Kru County, Fancis Kaydor, 33, is accused of raping a seven-year-old girl on June14 in Naweken Trehn District.
The local prosecutor has denied the allegation.
But his denial of the allegation did not stop the Women and Children Protection Division of the county’s police detachment from nailing him with the charge of Statutory Rape. Read more

LIS Holds Interactive Engagement With Alien Community

As a means of providing adequate information to aliens relative to activities of the Liberia Immigration Service (LIS), the institution over the weekend held an interactive engagement with aliens in the Township of West Point.
Speaking during the engagement, LIS Commissioner General Robert Budy said the community interaction is intended to improve the relationship between members of the alien community and LIS. Read more

Two AFL Officers Graduate From Nigeria’s Prestigious Command College

(July 15, 2019, Abuja, Nigeria): Armed Forces of Liberia Majors Eden Theophilus Jallay and Joseph Vannah Sumo graduated with the Master of Science (M.Sc.) degrees from the Armed Forces Command and Staff College (AFCSC) in Jaji, Kaduna State, Nigeria on Saturday, July 13, 2019.
A release from the Liberian Embassy in Abuja says the two Liberian army personnel were members of a graduating class totaling 207, including 13 international officers from 11 African countries and the Republic of Korea who received advanced degrees in the nearly one-year course in International Affairs and Defense Studies. Read more

Media Practitioners Attend Forest Monitoring Workshop

Some Media Practitioners at the Forest Monitoring Workshop

At least 18 media practitioners on Friday, July 12, 2019 concluded a two-day workshop on forest governance and monitoring, intended to sharpen their skills and enable them join other advocacy groups to strengthen forest governance through their reportorial duties.
It can be recalled that in 2016, the European Union Non-State Actors (EU-NSA) launched the project in Western Africa and it is being implemented in Ghana, Liberia and Ivory Coast. The purpose of the project is to “Strengthen the capacity of non-state actors in improving FLEGT-VPA and REDD+ processes in Western Africa.” Read more

Speaker Chambers Arrived In Washington D.C

-As Guest Of The US-Congress’ House Democracy Partnership
Liberia’s Speaker of House of Representatives and Head of its Legislature, Dr. Bhofal Chambers, has arrived in Washington D.C, the United States of America as guest of the US-Congress’ House Democracy Partnership (HDP) and is expected to hold bilateral meetings with peers in the U.S. Congress and Government.
Whilst in the United States, Dr. Chambers will participate in a legislative leadership forum geared towards collaborating to strengthen parliament’s roles in representative democracy, and the authority of the legislature in combating polarization and instituting legislative transparency to increase citizens’ trust. Read more

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