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The United Nations is represented by the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL), as well as 16 agencies, funds, programmes, and the World Bank. All UN programmes in Liberia are aligned with the national medium-term strategy, the Agenda for Transformation 2013-2017. Initiatives are underway in each of the national strategy's four Pillars: Peace, Security and Rule of Law; Economic Transformation; Human Development; and, Governance and Public Institutions.

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Tuesday, January 20, 2015

One year has passed since Ebola began spreading in West Africa, ravaging villages and local economies, and yet, amid dramatic improvements in the three most affected countries, the United Nations can now report progress in the fight against the deadly virus, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced today as he urged the global community to help the region regain its footing following the unprecedented outbreak.

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Friday, January 09, 2015

 On his first tour of Ebola-stricken Liberia, the newly appointed Special Representative of the Secretary-General for the United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER) today outlined his vision to tackle the scourge in what he called a “3C approach” which he described as recognizing the vital roles of “countries, communities and coordination.”

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Wednesday, January 07, 2015

The new Head of the United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER), Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, arrived in Liberia today as part of his first tour of the countries in West Africa most affected by the outbreak of the virus.

On his arrival in the capital of Monrovia, Mr. Ould Cheikh Ahmed met with President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf as well as UNMEER and UNMIL (UN Mission in Liberia) staff. He also discussed response efforts with the wider diplomatic community.

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