Insights: Liberia

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    Consultations on the Liberia Sanctions Regime

    On Monday morning (16 June), Ambassador Zeid Ra’ad Zeid Al-Hussein (Jordan), the chair of the 1521 Liberia Sanctions Committee, is expected to brief members on the Liberia sanctions regime. The briefing is expected to cover the Committee’s activities over the...

    posted on FRI 13 JUN 2014
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    Liberia Briefings by Special Representative, PBC Configuration Chair and ASG Mulet

    Tomorrow morning (20 March), the Security Council will be briefed by Karin Landgren, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General to Liberia and head of the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) on the Secretary-General’s latest report on Liberia (S/2014/123). Ambassador Staffan...

    posted on WED 19 MAR 2014
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    Liberia Sanctions

    The Security Council will adopt a resolution Tuesday morning (10 December) that renews the Liberia sanctions regime for a further 12 months while significantly rolling back the sanctions. The draft resolution was put in blue Friday evening (6 December). Some...

    posted on MON 9 DEC 2013
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    Liberia Mission Renewal: Phase Two of the Drawdown Begins

    On Wednesday afternoon (18 September), the Security Council is scheduled to adopt a resolution, which was put in blue yesterday, extending the mandate of the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) for another year. It seems that Council members are keen...

    posted on TUE 17 SEP 2013
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    Briefing and Consultations on UN Mission in Liberia

    On Monday (25 March) Karin Landgren, Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL), is expected to brief the Council on the situation in Liberia. Staffan Tillander (Sweden), chair of the Liberia configuration of...

    posted on FRI 22 MAR 2013
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    Liberia Sanctions & Panel of Experts Renewal

    The Council looks set to adopt tomorrow afternoon (12 December) a resolution renewing both the sanctions regime on Liberia and the mandate of the Panel of Experts (PoE) assisting the 1521/Liberia sanctions committee for a period of 12 months. The...

    posted on TUE 11 DEC 2012
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    Liberia Resolution Adoption

    On Monday morning (17 September), the Security Council is scheduled to adopt a resolution extending the mandate of the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL). The adoption follows a briefing which took place on Tuesday (11 September) by Karin Landgren, the...

    posted on FRI 14 SEP 2012
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    Liberia Briefing and Consultations

    Tomorrow (29 June), Council members are set to discuss the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) following a briefing by Edmond Mulet, Assistant Secretary-General of the Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO). The briefing will focus on the Secretary-General’s special report (S/2012/230)...

    posted on THU 28 JUN 2012
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    Briefing and Consultations on Council Visiting Mission

    Tomorrow morning (31 May), the Council will be briefed on the Council visiting mission to West Africa, which took place from 19 – 23 May. Council members visited Liberia, Côte d’Ivoire and Sierra Leone. The co-leads for each country were:...

    posted on WED 30 MAY 2012
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    Council Visiting Mission to West Africa: Côte d’Ivoire

    ABIDJAN: On Sunday evening (20 May), Council members began the second leg of their West African mission when they landed in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. Shortly after arriving, Albert Gerard Koenders, the Secretary-General’s Special Representative and head of the UN Operation...

    posted on WED 23 MAY 2012
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    Council Visiting Mission to West Africa: Liberia

    MONROVIA: Council members began their three-country tour of West Africa in Monrovia, Liberia on Saturday (19 May). The last Council mission to Liberia was in May 2009. Shortly after landing in Monrovia, Council members met with Liberian President Ellen Sirleaf-Johnson...

    posted on SUN 20 MAY 2012
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    Consultations on Visiting Mission to West Africa

    This afternoon (Thursday, 17 May), Council members will have consultations on their forthcoming Council mission to West Africa from 19 to 23 May where they will be visiting Liberia, Côte d’Ivoire and Sierra Leone. It is likely that they will...

    posted on THU 17 MAY 2012
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    Liberia Resolution

    A resolution renewing the mandate of the UN Mission on Liberia (UNMIL) was scheduled to be adopted yesterday. However, after the resolution was put in blue on 14 September, a few Council members broke silence resulting in a delay in...

    posted on FRI 16 SEP 2011
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    Briefing and Consultations on Liberia

    A number of Council meetings related to the UN mission in Liberia (UNMIL) are expected to take place this week. Tomorrow morning (13 September), the Council will be briefed by the Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Liberia, Ellen Margrethe Løj, on...

    posted on MON 12 SEP 2011
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    Liberia Panel of Experts Report

    The Council is scheduled to hold consultations on the Liberia sanctions regime on 23 June to discuss the report from the Liberia sanctions regime’s Panel of Experts. The Liberia Sanctions Committee received the report on 1 June and it was...

    posted on WED 22 JUN 2011