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Call for Applications: Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program for Academic Year 2020-2021

Application Deadline is July 31, 2019 The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship is a United States Government-funded program initiated in 1978 to honor the memory and accomplishments of the late Senator and Vice President, H.H. Humphrey; The program is dedicated to mid-career professionals, providing an opportunity to go to the United States to participant in one-year ...
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Ambassador Elder’s Remarks at the 243rd Independence Day Celebration

It is my great privilege to welcome His Excellency, the President of the Republic of Liberia, Dr. George Manneh Weah and Madam First Lady Clar Weah; as well as the Honorable Speaker of the House of Representatives Bhofal Chambers, president pro tempore of the Senate Albert Chie, and members of the Legislature; his Honor, the ...
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U.S. Embassy Statement

U.S. Embassy Statement The Embassy of the United States is concerned by recent comments made in various fora which could impede Liberia’s progress. Those who promote through their words or deeds a Congo-Country divide do not have Liberia’s best interests or that of their constituents at heart, but rather appear motivated by personal ambitions or ...
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Statement on the Occasion of World Press Freedom Day

Today marks the anniversary of the 1991 “Declaration of Windhoek on Promoting an Independent and Pluralistic African Press,” a day that was subsequently proclaimed by the UN General Assembly as “World Press Freedom Day.”  The Windhoek Declaration recognized that “Consistent with article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the establishment, maintenance, and fostering ...
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Study Shows Health of Ebola Survivors in Liberia Has Improved: One-year results from PREVAIL 3 published in the New England Journal of Medicine

Monrovia, March 7, 2019 – A five-year study of Ebola survivors in Liberia (funded by the U.S. National Institutes of Health, or NIH) has found that although certain health problems remain more common among survivors than among their household and sexual contacts who never had the virus, overall, the health of survivors improved during their first ...
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