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Twenty Political Parties Sign Farmington River Declaration

Twenty of Liberia’s twenty two political parties have signed on to what is now called “the Farmington River Declaration”, committing themselves to the holding of peaceful elections and judicial resolution of election disputes in Liberia.

ECOWAS and other world leaders witnessed the signing of the Declaration during the ECOWAS Summit held on Sunday June 4, 2017 at the Farmington River Hotel in Margibi County.

The signing of the Declaration commits Standard bearer and their political party to ensuring that the 2017 presidential and legislative elections are held within the confines of the law and other international standards pertaining to free, fair, transparent democrati... [Read more]

Liberia and EU delegates Discuss Consolidating Peace and Development

The Liberian Government and the European Union on June 8, 2017 held its fifth Political dialogue under the theme “Consolidating Peace and Economic Development” at the Cecil Dennis Auditorium of the Foreign Ministry. The meeting was Co-chair by Liberia’s Foreign Affai...[ Read more ]

GC Holds Stakeholders’ Forum on AGR Recommendations

The Governance Commission held a one day Stakeholders’ Forum on the “methodology for political parties’ debates” as prescribed by the Commission’s latest Annual Governance Report (AGR) on Liberia’s Electoral System released in June 2017.

The meeting took place at the Co...[ Read more ]

GC and Partners hold Pre-Campaign Cocktail for Political Party Leaders

A pre-campaign Cocktail event for political party leaders on deepening commitment to peaceful and violence – free elections in Liberia took place on July 27, 2017 at the Boulevard Palace Hotel in Sinkor. The program brought together standard bearer, vice standard bearer, chairman, and women win...[ Read more ]

Liberia Launches Home-Grown School Feeding Program

Liberia has launched its zero hunger strategic review report and is about to initiate its home-grown school feeding program. Under the Home – Grown School Feeding program, government will introduce mechanize farming in Liberia to help local farmers grow and produce more food, ...[ Read more ]

Governance Commission Releases Finalized Copy of its AGR on Elections

The Governance Commission has released the finalized copy of its Annual Governance Report (AGR) on Elections urging political parties, candidates and stakeholders to strengthen commitment to peaceful, violence-free elections through solemn declaration, and commitment to an ethical code of...[ Read more ]

Liberians Reminded about their Democratic Responsibility to Country

The Chairman of the Governance Commission, Dr Amos Sawyer, has reminded Liberians about our responsibility to ensure that the October 10 elections are peaceful and violence-free, and enshrine peaceful transitions as a part of our governance culture.  Dr.  Sawyer noted that Liberians have the o...[ Read more ]


Major Political Party Leaders Attend National Political Forum

Amidst months of political wrangling in Liberia as to the certain provisions of the Code of Conduct and the holding of a peaceful democratic process and elections in Liberia, the Government in collaboration with its local and international partners have been working closely with political part...[ Read more ]

GC Holds TOT Workshop for National Vision Youth Club.

The Governance Commission has held the first in a series of Training of Trainers (TOT) workshop for Liberia’s National Vision Clubs. The workshop brought together 30 participants from 26 of the youth organizations that participated in the 2012 National Vision Conference held in Gbarnga Bong County. These organi...[ Read more ]

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