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The United Nations is represented by the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL), as well as 16 agencies, funds, programmes, and the World Bank. All UN programmes in Liberia are aligned with the national medium-term strategy, the Agenda for Transformation 2013-2017. Initiatives are underway in each of the national strategy's four Pillars: Peace, Security and Rule of Law; Economic Transformation; Human Development; and, Governance and Public Institutions.

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Wednesday, June 04, 2014

MONROVIA, Liberia. 4 June 2014 (UNHCR):The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has resumed the voluntary repatriation of thousands of Ivorian refugees remaining in Liberia after a break of two months.

On 4 June, a convoy of 351 Ivorian refugees left the Bahn Refugee Camp in Nimba County for Côte d’Ivoire with departing refugees singing cheerfully and bidding goodbye to friends, and to the camp they had called home over the past three years. 

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Monday, June 02, 2014

ITO, Japan, 2 June 2014 - Four instructors from a vocational training institution in Liberia have successfully completed a training course in the city of Itō, on the east coast of Japan.

The course, which took place at the Techno Training Centre, was organized by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in partnership with Komatsu, a Japanese corporation that manufactures construction, mining and industrial equipment. 

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Saturday, May 31, 2014
UNICEF joins Press Union of Liberia in celebrating Liberia Children’s Media Day
 
MONROVIA, Liberia 31 May 2014 – The headquarters of the Liberia Broadcasting System (LBS) was teeming with activity today as young people from across Montserrado County laughed, danced and sang in celebration of Liberia Children’s Media Day. Spearheaded by the Press Union of Liberia and supported by UNICEF and the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL), this annual day-long event is dedicated to opening the media to children to talk about issues that have a bearing on their lives.
 
“In any society, one of the most important roles the media plays is to serve as a platform from which citizens’ voices can be heard,” said Press Union of Liberia President, Mr. Abdullai Kamara. “Liberia Children’s Media Day is about inviting the country’s youngest citizens to share that platform with us in order to highlight the issues that most affect them – from their health, to their education, to their social welfare.”
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