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Liberia and UN Charter-based Bodies

Liberia and UN Treaty Bodies

Most recent concluding observations

Human Rights Committee
Concluding observations (2018) CCPR/C/LBR/CO/1

Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
Concluding observations (2015) CEDAW/C/LBR/CO/7-8

Committee on the Rights of the Child
Concluding observations (2012) CRC/C/LBR/CO/2-4

Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
Concluding observations () A/56/18 (paras.429-443)

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OHCHR in Liberia

Liberia, the first independent African state, went through two civil wars between 1989 and 2003.  The conflict killed more than 250,000 people, mainly civilians, and led to a breakdown in the rule of law. The United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) was deployed in 2003 after the signing of a comprehensive peace agreement. It had a mandate for peacebuilding and reconciliation but took on additional roles related to emergency health.
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Contact Information


Field Operations and Technical Cooperation Division (FOTCD)
Contact in Geneva, Switzerland.

Africa Branch
Tel. +41 22 917 9220


United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL)
Tel. (1) 212 963 9926/7
Congotown Monrovia, Liberia

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OHCHR in the field

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Technical Cooperation Programme

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