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Twenty of Liberia’s twenty two political parties have signed on to what i

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. 

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Liberia's Food Production Systems Described as Weak and Unsustainable

The draft report to review Liberia’s Zero-Hunger Strategy by Subah-Belleh Associates notes that despite government’s and partner’s interventions, our agricultural sector is still plagued with numerous challenges. The report’s findings highlight a range of issues plaguing efforts at assuring “zero hunger” in Liberia by 2030.

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GC Intensifies Consultations with Senate for Passage of LGA

The Governance Commission has intensified consultations with the Senate for concurrence for the Local Government Act (LGA) passage. The LGA was since passed by the House of Representatives but awaiting concurrence by the Senate in order to become law.

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The Governance Commission on Wednesday January 11, 2017 held a stakeholders validation meeting to discuss a report titled “Governance of Agricultural Concessions in Liberia: Analysis and Discussion of Possible Reforms. The meeting was held in conjunction with the Allard K. Lowenste...Read More

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The head of the ECOWAS Election Observation Mission to Ghana, Dr. Amos Sawyer, says despite Ghana’s enviable elections track record, there is a numb...Read More

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The Chairman of the Governance Commission’s Board of Commissioners Dr. Amos Sawyer has emphasized the importance of establishing an appropriate...Read More

Deputy Speaker Promises GC the Passage of Draft Acts currently Before the H

The Deputy Speaker and Presiding Officer of the House of Representatives (HOR) has assured the Governance Commission (GC) of the passage of the Local Government Act (LGA), and other milestone pieces of legislation before the end of the current legislative session. Deputy Speaker Barchue gave this assurance when he, accompanied by several of his legislative colleagues, visited the GC at the invi...Read More

VP Boakai to Champion Governance Reform at the Legislature

Vice President Joseph Boakai has pledged to champion the passage of 4 pieces of legislation which are among milestone accomplishments of this administration, and foundations upon which future governments can build

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House of Representatives to pass into law 4 key draft legislations

The Governance Commission (GC) has requested the House of Representatives to pass into law 4 key draft legislations currently before it by the end of this session. In a communication to Presiding Officer Honorable Hans Barchue Tuesday September 6, 2016, GC named the 4 draft legislations yet to be cleared by the House of Representatives to include:

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Local Government Act

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has forwarded the Local Government draft Act (LGA) on Decentralization to the National Legislature for passage into law. The President also sent to the Legislature the draft Act amending Chapter 25 of the Executive Law of 1972 establishing the Ministry of Internal Affairs to becoming the Ministry of Local Government.

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