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President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf shares a panel with development partners at the Liberia Poverty Reduction Forum (LPRF) in Berlin, Germany this week.
Friday, 27th June 2008
Berlin, Germany - The 2008 Liberia Poverty Reduction Forum (LPRF) has ended in Berlin, Germany with Liberia's partners announcing additional financial commitments to fund the country's development programs. Full story


A cross-section of participants at the Forum.
Thursday, 26th June 2008
Berlin, Germany - The Liberia Poverty Reduction Forum (LPRF) has opened in the German political capital of Berlin, with President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf urging the international community to endorse the Strategy’s implementation over the next three years. Full story


Thursday, 26th June 2008
Monrovia, Liberia - President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has welcomed the return of the American Peace Corps Volunteers Program. Full story


Thursday, 26th June 2008
Monrovia, Liberia - The Liberian Government has chosen 10 winners of the Poverty Reduction Strategy (PRS) Naming Competition, launched in late March. Full story


Wednesday, 25th June 2008
Monrovia, Liberia - The Government of Liberia wishes to provide the public with the following update on its ongoing response to the global commodity price increases. Full story


President Sirleaf pays a courtesy call on Nigerian President Yar'adua of Nigeria.
Tuesday, 24th June 2008
Monrovia, Liberia - President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has called on leaders in the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to support women candidates in upcoming elections in a number of member countries of the Community. Full story


Monday, 23rd June 2008
Monrovia, Liberia - Heads of State and Government of member countries of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) meet in the Nigerian Federal capital, Abuja, Monday, for the 34th Ordinary Session of the sub-regional economic grouping. Full story


Director General of the Liberia Institute of Statistics and Geo-Information Services (LISGIS), Dr. Edward Liberty speaking at the ceremonies.
Saturday, 21st June 2008
Monrovia, Liberia - President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says the essence of conducting the National Population Census in the country is to determine the country’s progress as it proceeds with its development agenda. Full story


Ministers Sayeh and McIntosh at the Foreign Ministry in Monrovia.
Saturday, 21st June 2008
Monrovia, Liberia - President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has paid tribute to outgoing Finance Minister Dr. Full story


President Sirleaf in a conversation with House Speaker Alex Tyler at the Samuel Kanyon Doe Sports Complex.
Friday, 20th June 2008
Monrovia, Liberia - President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has reiterated her call for all Liberians to return to the soil and grow more food. Full story


President Ellen Johnson at the summit in Benin.
Wednesday, 18th June 2008
 Monrovia, Liberia - President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says Liberia is in agreement with the principles of a Union of Africa. Full story


Tuesday, 17th June 2008
Monrovia, Liberia - President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf leaves the country this morning for a one-day official visit to the Republic of Benin. Full story


President Sirleaf and local sports officials at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Monrovia.
Monday, 16th June 2008
Monrovia, Liberia - President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has commended Liberia’s national football team, the Lone Star, for bringing a sense of unity among Liberians. Full story


President john sirleaf addresses WIPSEN dialogue participants
Thursday, 12th June 2008
Monrovia, Liberia - President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has reiterated her Government’s commitment to education. Full story


President Sirleaf signs bill into law as officials look on
Wednesday, 11th June 2008
Monrovia, Liberia - President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has today signed into law 'An act ratifying the production sharing contract with addenda for offshore Liberia Blocks LB-8 and 9 signed between the Republic of Liberia represented by the National Oil Company of Liberia (NOCAL), REGAL Liberia Limited and European Hydrocarbons Limited’ at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Full story


A view of the construction site at Fendall.
Tuesday, 10th June 2008
Monrovia, Liberia - Visiting the University of Liberia (UL), President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has today launched the China-aided project of school buildings within the Fendall Campus of UL. Full story


President Sirleaf with members of the Global Fund for Women
Sunday, 8th June 2008
New York, USA  - The Global Fund for Women marked its 20th anniversary Thursday in New York with President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf renewing her commitment to advancing issues which continue to affect the progress of women. Full story


President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.
Thursday, 5th June 2008
Cambridge, Massachusetts - Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has addressed a commencement convocation at the Harvard University John F. Full story


Tuesday, 3rd June 2008
Cambridge, Massachusetts - The Chief Patron of Sports, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, has learned about the deaths of several local football fans who were overcome by exhaustion and eventual suffocation during a World Cup qualifying match between Liberia and Gambia on Sunday at the Samuel Kanyon Doe Sports Complex in Paynesville on June 1, 2008. Full story


Monday, 2nd June 2008
Yokohama, Japan - The Fourth International Conference on African Development (TICAD) ended Friday in the Japanese city of Yokohama with an understanding that growth of the agricultural sector in Africa and rural reform measures are vital for economic growth and food security and can contribute to poverty reduction. Full story


Friday, 30th May 2008
  Yokohama, Japan - Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Friday initiated consultations on the uneasy situation evolving in neighboring Guinea. Full story


Friday, 30th May 2008
May 2008 marks the one year anniversary of the Executive Mansion website (www. Full story


Thursday, 29th May 2008
Tokyo-Japan  - The World Bank has announced that it will provide US $10 million dollars to assist Liberia in tackling the sharp increases in the price of food. Full story


Wednesday, 28th May 2008
Tokyo, Japan - Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, in a keynote address at the opening session Wednesday of the Tokyo International Conference for Africa Development (TICAD), said democracy cannot be promoted by simply recreating the economic and political structures of the past. Full story


Tuesday, 27th May 2008
Tokyo, Japan -On the eve of the formal opening of the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD), President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf said the achievement of gender equality and parity must start with the girl child, who has been left behind in receiving the education that is required for competing, and contributing to Africa’s development. Full story


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Tuesday, 27th May 2008
  Tokyo-Japan - The Fourth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) kicked off Wednesday morning in Yokohama City, with Japan announcing new initiatives to help African development. Full story


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Monday, 26th May 2008
Beijing, China - On a one-day stop-over in the Chinese capital, Beijing, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, en route to Japan, has secured additional Chinese support to combat the global increases in food prices. Full story


Monday, 26th May 2008
Tokyo, Japan - President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and delegation arrived Monday afternoon in the Japanese capital, Tokyo, ahead of the 4th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD), which starts Wednesday. Full story


Ministers Sayeh, Korto and unicef's Charlton sign education pool fund
Friday, 23rd May 2008
Monrovia, Liberia - President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has launched the Liberia Education Pool Fund with a call on all partners to work towards making it successful. Full story


President Sirleaf hold talks with ICGL officials
Friday, 23rd May 2008
Monrovia, Liberia - President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has called on the International Contact Group on Liberia (ICGL) to continue its support for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC). Full story


Friday, 23rd May 2008
Monrovia, Liberia - President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has made the following nominations in Government, pending confirmation by the Liberian Senate where applicable. Full story


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