Source: Delegation of the European Union to Liberia |

Three Year Initiative to Strengthen Community-Led Prevention of Sexual Gender Based Violence in Liberia

The project will be implemented in the following communities: Banjor, Caldwell and Low-Cost Village in Montserrado County; Kpan’s Town and Larkayta in Margibi County, Gbellekpalamu, Gbarqueta and Smith Town in Gbarpolu County

ActionAid Liberia, with financial support from the European Union, and in collaboration with its implementing partner, Community HealthCare Initiative launched a three-year project on 8 May 2018, entitled “Enhanced Protection from Sexual Gender Based Violence for Women, girls and sexual minorities in Liberia”. This new initiative is a comprehensive approach…

Source: Delegation of the European Union to Liberia |

The European Union Gives another Boost to the Promotion of Culture and Creative Industries in Liberia

The European Union hopes the cinema arthouse will contribute through its activities to preserving cultural heritage for the next generations

The 2018 EUROLIBERIAN Film Festival closes today but new horizons open up for the promotion of culture and creativity in Liberia as the European Union launches a new project for a social enterprise cinema arthouse in Monrovia. On 18th May 2018 during the closing event of the 2018 EUROLIBERIAN Film…

Source: Delegation of the European Union to Liberia |

Programme to Improve Liberia Cocoa Sector Officially Launched

LICSIP is a 4-year programme, which seeks to create a vibrant, competitive and profitable cocoa economy driven by farmer groups or associations and private sector supply chain actors

Solidaridad West Africa and the European Union have launched the Liberia Cocoa Sector Improvement Programme (LICSIP) on the campus of Cuttington University in Suakoko, Bong County.  The event brought together over 400 smallholder cocoa farmers who are currently participating in the programme, as well as other stakeholders of the cocoa…

Source: Delegation of the European Union to Liberia |

2018 Euro Liberian Film Festival

The Countdown to the 2018 Euro Liberian Film Festival begins!

To coincide with Europe Day (9th May) next week, the European Union in partnership with Kriterion Monrovia and the Office of the National Authorizing Officer will launch the second film festival in Liberia supported by the EU. This year the festival celebrates human rights and cultural heritage. From 7th to…

Source: Delegation of the European Union to Liberia |

National Award for Best Public School Teachers and West Africa Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) Students in Liberia

Winners of the national award for both the teachers and students categories will be announced in July 2018 following the publication of the WASSCE results

The European Union in partnership with the National Teachers Association of Liberia (NTAL) has launched a national award for the best public school teachers and students in Liberia. All public schools in the country are encouraged to nominate the best performing teachers in Liberia for the academic year 2017/2018 in…

Source: Delegation of the European Union to Liberia |

European Union injects EUR10 million into Liberia budget

This is the third payment under the EU's budget support programme after a first payment of EUR 29.2 million (USD 33 million) in 2015 and EUR 16 million (USD 18 million) in 2016

Last week, the Government of Liberia received a grant of EUR 10 million (USD 11.2 million) from the European Union (EU). The EU disbursed the money directly into the treasury account of the Government to support the budget of the Republic of Liberia. This is the third payment under the…

Source: Delegation of the European Union to Liberia |

EU Celebrates the Day of the African Child with 'Legends of Liberia'

Each child walked away with a copy of the EU Delegation sponsored "Colouring Liberia" booklet, encouraged to keep reading, drawing and discovering the Legends of Liberia

On Friday 16th June the European Union held an event to observe the International Day of the African Child at Mary Help of Christians Catholic High School in New Matadi, Monrovia. Speaking at the occasion, EU staff Elizabeth Lanzi Mazzocchini noted that the European Union wished to celebrate the day…

Source: Delegation of the European Union to Liberia |

Fight against illegal fishing: Commission lists Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and the Comoros as non-cooperating, and issues warning for Liberia

Fighting illegal fishing is part of the EU's commitment to ensure the sustainable use of the sea and its resources under the EU's Common Fisheries Policy, and in the context of promoting better governance of the oceans worldwide

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and the Comoros have been identified as non-cooperating third countries under the EU's regulation to fight and deter illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, while Liberia has been pre-identified. Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Karmenu Vella, commented: “We are showing our commitment to…