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Youth Hold National Peace Building Conference Ahead of October Elections

Youth Hold National Peace Building Conference Ahead of October Elections

With barely six months until the national elections in Liberia, youth representatives from the country’s 15 subdivisions have gathered for a national peace building conference at the Paynesville City Hall.

Second Integrity Idol Launched to Celebrate “Honest Civil Servants”

The recent publication of Global Witness’ report about government officials accepting bribes from a British company has dominated the Liberian news cycle. In a most timely coincidence, Accountability Lab has launched its second edition of Integrity Idol in Liberia. The campaign is a contest that aims to shine a light on the nation’s most honest civil servants.

Integrity Idol Crowns Liberia’s Top Civil Servants

The conversation about corruption in Liberia often tends to focus on the negative, according to Blair Glencorse. The Executive Director of the Accountability Lab believes Liberians mostly “talk about wrongdoers and not about do-gooders.” Such a focus, he said, “makes people feel hopeless.”

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