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Release of the 2019 Fiscal Transparency Report

The U.S. State Department released the  2019 Fiscal Transparency Report  on August 15, 2019. Fiscal transparency informs citizens how government revenues and tax revenues are spent and is a critical element of effective public financial management.  Transparency provides citizens a window into government budgets and helps hold governments accountable.  It helps build market confidence and sustainability.  The Congressionally mandated Fiscal Transparency Report ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Monrovia, Liberia

Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Monrovia, Liberia (31 July, 2019) Location: Sinkor/Congo Town Monrovia, Liberia Event: There are reports of civil disturbance in the area of Sinkor/ Congo Town in Monrovia on Tubman Blvd near the Coalition for Democratic Change and Liberty Party Headquarters. All U.S. citizens are advised to avoid civil disturbances and to monitor local media to remain informed of developments as they occur. ...
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July 18, 2019 Statement by Ambassador Elder

U.S. Ambassador to Liberia Christine Elder issued the below statement (PDF 270 KB) July 18 “The U.S. Embassy read with interest the statement of the Council of Patriots (COP) issued July 12 announcing their intent to stage a nationwide protest beginning July 24.  While the U.S. Embassy supports the rights of citizens to lawfully apply to assemble or ...
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Ambassador Elder speaks about Human Trafficking to AME University Graduate School

Dear President Isaac, Dean Konneh, honored professors, faculty and staff, AMEU Graduate School students, friends and colleagues — thank you for inviting me here today as part of the graduate school lecture series.  I spend so much time in meetings — with the government, international partners, political actors, or civil society — that I welcome ...
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Assistant Secretary Royce Commemorates Historic Ties at National Museum of Liberia

Liberian Minister of Information, Cultural Affairs and Tourism Eugene Lenn Nagbe welcomed U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Marie Royce at the National Museum of Liberia on June 28 for an event commemorating the historic ties between Liberia and the United States. Before an invited audience of representatives of the Liberian ...
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