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Success recorded in TRCs realization-Prez Sirleaf

Benjamin S. Taingay
President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf
President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf

(elbcradio.com/Sept. 25, 2015)-President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf says the Liberian Government has recorded notable achievements in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) recommendations’ implementation.

President Johnson-Sirleaf named such achievements as building a new political culture of tolerance, integrity, accountability and respect for the rights of all persons.

According to her: “The Government has promoted tolerance at all levels, set up systems and institutions of integrity and accountability, and has observed and respected the fundamental human rights of all of its citizens and those within the borders of Liberia.”

The Liberian Leader’s comments were contained in a “Comprehensive Progress Report on the Implementation of the Recommendations of the June 30, 2009 Final Report of the TRC, submitted to the National Legislature on September 15, 2015.

“Moreover, Government continues to strengthen the rule of law, the Justice and Security Joint Program, being implemented with support from the United Nations Peace Building Fund (UNPBF) and other bilateral partners, with funding from our Government.”

These achievements, among others, are clear manifestation of the Liberian Government’s efforts to ensure holistic development to improve a conducive living standard of the citizenry,” President Johnson-Sirleaf also stated.

Expanding on the Government’s achievements regarding the REC’s recommendations, she said: “The Government adopted the program, “strengthening the Rule of Law” as one of its three key peace-building priorities.”

 


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