UN Peace-building Panel Assures Liberia of Aid

    Liberia will receive a USD25 million grant from the U.N. Peacebuilding Commission, Peter Wittig, the panel’s chairman, assured the African country.

    The grant will be support Liberia’s peacekeeping and peace-building efforts, which include implementing security sector reform, strengthening the capacity of the country’s justice sector, generating jobs for the youth, and implementing reconciliation measures for former militants.

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      Ivy Mungcal

      As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.