Remarks by Ambassador Christine Elder at 2018 U.S. Independence Day Celebration

Remarks by Ambassador Christine Elder July 4, 2018 Welcome and Happy Fourth of July!  Today we celebrate the 242nd anniversary of the vote in 1776 by the Continental Congress to declare our independence from Great Britain.  It is my pleasure to extend greetings from President Donald Trump, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, and the people ...
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Health Projects Dedicated in Robertsport, Tubmanburg

(Monrovia) — On May 17, 2018, U.S. Ambassador to Liberia Christine Elder visited government hospital projects in Robertsport and Tubmanburg. The projects, with support from the United States’ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, include significant water, sanitation, and hygiene infrastructure (WASH) improvements at St. Timothy and Liberia Government Hospitals in Grand Cape Mount and Bomi ...
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U.S. Department of Energy and Liberia’s Lands, Mines & Energy Ministry Host International Nuclear Safeguards Workshop

(Monrovia, May 21, 2018) — The United States Department of Energy and Liberia’s Ministry of Lands, Mines & Energy are co-hosting a four-day workshop on international nuclear safeguards in Monrovia from May 21-24. Liberia took the historic step of signing a Comprehensive Safeguards Agreement and Additional Protocol with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in ...
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Road to GES Liberia Promotes Creative Enterprises

(Monrovia, November 27, 2017) — The U.S. Embassy Monrovia, in partnership with Accountability Lab Liberia, organized a “Road to GES” event today to recognize and support the creative industries in Liberia and highlight the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) which will take place November 28-30 in Hyderabad, India.  The theme of the Summit is “Women First, ...
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United States and Liberia Sign Agreement on School Science Program

(Monrovia, September 25, 2017) – Today, the U.S. Embassy, on behalf of the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), signed an agreement with the Ministry of Education to implement the Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) Program in Liberia.  The program will be piloted this year by Peace Corps Volunteers in ...
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U.S. Government and Ministry of Education Launch Project to Reach Out-of-School Children

(Monrovia, August 29) – The United States Government through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Ministry of Education (MoE) on Monday, August 28 launched the Accelerated Quality Education for Liberian Children (AQE) project. The project will provide quality basic education to out- of- school children in Liberia between ages 8-15. The new ...
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54 Two-Year Peace Corps Volunteers Take Up Assignments in 13 Counties

(Monrovia, August 18, 2017) – Today, Peace Corps is swearing in 54 new Peace Corps Volunteers who will serve two-year tours.  These Volunteers will be placed at public junior high and high schools in 13 counties. On August 22, another group of 19 Volunteers will arrive.  The group will be comprised of 13 educators who ...
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Ambassador Elder Promotes Peaceful Elections and Civic Participation

On Monday, July 31st,NAYMOTE launched the fourth semester of its Young Political Leaders School. U.S. Ambassador Christine Elder was proud to serve as a keynote speaker, along with SRSG Farid Zarif of UNMIL. In her remarks, she urged, “As the week goes on, don’t forget to seek to understand what you have in common, and ...
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Remarks by Dr. Thomas E. Price, U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, at Press Conference

For Immediate Release Remarks by Dr. Thomas E. Price, U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, at Joint Press Conference with Liberia’s Minister of Health Dr. Bernice Dahn VIP Lounge, Roberts International Airport; May 17, 2017 (As prepared, not as delivered) Hello, I’m Dr. Tom Price, and I have the honor of serving as the Secretary ...
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Achievements in Civil Society Honored at Gala Event

  Five outstanding Liberian civil society leaders were recognized last week during the first ever Liberia Development Awards gala.  Held on January 31, 2017, the ceremony presented awards for outstanding achievements in in health, education, agricultural, business and civil society. Award winners included:  
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Joint Statement from Third U.S.-Liberia Partnership Dialogue

January 10, 2017 The U.S.-Liberia Partnership Dialogue took place on January 10, 2017 in Washington, DC to build on the special historical and bilateral ties between the two countries and to convene four working groups focused on:  Overcoming Challenges to Liberia’s Economy, Expanding Agriculture Production and Trade; Enhancing Liberia’s Investment and Infrastructure Climate; and Supporting ...
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YALI RLC WA – Message to potential YALI applicants

Dear Young Leaders, We hope this message finds you well. President Obama’s Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI), the Accra Regional Leadership Centre (RLC), is now accepting applications from young leaders between the ages of 18 to 35 years old in Business and Entrepreneurship, Civil Society Leadership and Public Sector Management. To apply/register online and to find out if you ...
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U.S. Treasury and Financial Intelligence Unit Ink Agreement

The U.S. Treasury ’s Office of Technical Assistance (OTA) and the Liberia Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) launched a joint effort on February 23, 2016 to develop Liberia’s ability to combat money laundering and counter the financing of terrorism. The Office of Technical Assistance is comprised of five subject-matter teams focused on technical assistance to governments ...
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CDA Bouleware Dedicates Building at AFL Barracks

On February 10, Charge d’Affaires Mark Boulware (center) dedicated a multi-purpose building at Edward Binyah Barracks for the Armed Forces of Liberia, along with Honorable Brownie Samukai, Jr., Liberian Minister of Defense.  Two buildings were constructed by the AFL and the Michigan Army National Guard engineer soldiers working shoulder-to-shoulder in four rotations from November 2015 – February ...
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Youth Exchange Study Students (YES) Prepare for Departure

A week-long pre-departure orientation kicked off Thursday, July 30, for eight Liberian high school students who will be participating in the 2015-2016 Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange Study (YES) program at high schools across the United States. Ambassador Deborah Malac stopped by the orientation to wish the students well and exhort them to represent Liberia to their ...
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U.S. Embassy Monrovia Hosts 239th Independence Day Reception

(Monrovia) – U.S. Embassy Monrovia hosted a colorful ceremony on Thursday, July 2, 2015 in observance of the 239thIndependence Day celebration of the United States of America. The ceremony took place at the Executive Pavilion in Monrovia. In her welcoming remarks to guests, U.S. Ambassador Deborah Malac commended the Liberian government, especially health workers and ...
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Statement by the Press Secretary on the Visit of Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release                                          February 20, 2015 On Friday, February 27, President Obama will welcome President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia to the White House.  President Sirleaf’s visit comes at a time of critical cooperation between the United States and Liberia.  As President Obama announced last week, the ...
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