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AU Leaders hail Liberia for Africas destiny

Arthur Douglas/Joseph T. Koon

(elbcradio.com/Feb. 2, 2016)-Liberia has again received another international recognition for its outstanding role in the promotion of the Framework of the African Union (AU).

Liberia’s recognition followed the recent submission of the final report by the High Level Panel on the Post 2015 Development Agenda to authorities of the African Union (AU) in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa.

Scores of African Leaders at the just-ended 26th Ordinary   Session of the AU praised Liberian President and Chair of the High Level Panel, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, for the document and job well done.

The High Level Panel of was charged with the responsibility of leading negotiations to ensure the African aspirations are integrated into the new global development goals, the SDGs.

President Sirleaf said: “The Panel has successfully executed its mandate by making sure that the African position is reflected in the Sustainable Development Goals.”

The Liberian Leader spoke Monday, February 1, 2016 at the Roberts International Airport (RIA) upon arrival from Ethiopia.

President Sirleaf was among several African leaders who attended the 26th Ordinary Session of the African Union (AU).

 


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