July 2017 SYNERGY

A pre-campaign Cocktail event for political party leaders on deepening commitment to peaceful and violence – free elections in Liberia took place on July 27, 2017 at the Boulevard Palace Hotel in Sinkor. The program brought together standard more

June 2017 SYNERGY

Twenty of Liberia’s twenty two political parties have signed on to what is now called “the Farmington River Declaration”, committing themselves to the holding of peaceful elections and judicial resolution of election disputes in more

May 2017 Synergy

The Governance Commission has released the finalized copy of its Annual Governance Report (AGR) on Elections urging political parties, candidates and stakeholders to strengthen commitment to peaceful, more

April 2017 Synergy

The Governance Commission has held the first in a series of Training of Trainers (TOT) workshop for Liberia’s National Vision Clubs. The workshop brought together 30 participants from 26 more

March 2017 Synergy

Governance Commission’s Chairman, Dr. Amos Sawyer says the success of Liberia’s Transformation depends on its transformation agenda being embedded within the overall transformation agenda of Africa, more


The Governance Commissions on Thursday March 9, 2017 held a public presentation/validation on its draft Annual Governance Report (AGR) in anticipation for inputs from stakeholders. The draft AGR on Liberia’s Electoral System more

January 2017 Synergy

The Governance Commission on Wednesday January 11, 2017 held a stakeholders validation meeting to discuss a report titled “Governance of Agricultural Concessions in Liberia: Analysis and Discussion of Possible Reforms. The meeting was held in more

December 2016 Synergy

The Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, fielded an Election Observer Mission to Ghana to monitor elections in that country.  Dr. Amos Sawyer headed the one more

November 2016 Synergy

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October 2016 Synergy

The Governance Commission (GC) has disclosed to its donors three priority areas it plans to focus on within the next two years. The Commission identified its two- year (2016-2018) more

September 2016 Synergy

The Governance Commission (GC) has requested the House of Representatives to pass into law 4 key draft legislations currently before it by the end of this session. In a more

August 2016 Synergy

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May 2016 Synergy

Governance Commission’s Chairman Dr. Amos C. Sawyer wants heads of Ministries, Agencies and Commissions to develop vested interest in both the job description catalogue and the more

April 2016 Synergy

The National Development Summit was held on April 25, 2016 at the Administrative Building more

March Synergy 2016

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February 2016 SYNERGY

Liberians will in 2017 hold historical presidential and district elections.  The presidential  election is described as more

Synergy ( January 2016

Dr. Amos Sawyer, on Monday January 25, 2016 addressed Nigeria’s 2016 Annual National Political Summit, discussing the theme “Building Positive Political Culture for Sustaining Democracy in Africa: The Case of Nigeria”. The Summit more
Synergy (December Edition)

Sawyer Addresses LU 96thCommencement Convocation: Advocates Reform for Graduate Programs

It is no secret that the University of Liberia is in dire need of transformation if it is to compete or be compared to other universities internationally. It can be more
SYNERGY (November)

Electoral Dispute Resolution: Implications for Smooth Democratic Transition

The Governance Commission on Thursday November 19, 2015 held a Policy Dialogue at the Bella Casa Hotel and Suites in Sinkor on the topic “Electoral Dispute Resolution: Implications for a more
Synergy (October)

The Need to Review the Logic of Prioritizing the “Hardware” of the AFT over the “Software”

There is a widely known prioritization of the programs of the Agenda for Transformation, AFT, which gives top priority to the building of roads, bridges, more
September 2015 ( Synergy)

GC Researches Liberia National Police Relationship with Civilians

The Governance Commission, GC, has completed a research on the “United Nations Training of the Liberia National Police: Effectiveness, Results and Future more

President Sirleaf Launches National Curriculum on Citizenship Education

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on Monday August 24, 2015 launched the National Curriculum on Citizenship Education for Grades One through Twelve at the Centennial Pavilion on Ashmun Street. The more
Synergy (July Edition)

Justice Kabineh Ja’neh Highlights Pitfalls in Liberia’s Justice System

Many have, overtime, criticized Liberia’s Justice System sometimes describing it as weak, corrupt, unfair, and at time for sale to the highest more

GC Galvanizes Efforts to Improve Interactions with Lawmakers

Overtime,the Governance Commission has been interacting with the Liberian Legislature in efforts to enhance understanding of the GC’s work and to galvanize support for the enactment of major bills that more
Synergy (May Edition)

Vice President Joseph Boakai Moderates GC’s Anti-Corruption Roundtable

Vice President Joseph Boakai recently moderated a high level Assessment Roundtable on Liberia’s Anti-Corruption Strategy organized by the Governance Commission. The Roundtable was to help more
Synergy (April Edition)

Overview of National Constitution Conference in Gbarnga

The National Conference on Constitution Review was held at the Administrative Building from March 30-April 2, 2015 in Gbarnga Bong County. The Conference was organized by the more

Governance Commission Hold Roundtable on Dual Citizenship

The Governance Commission, GC, (with support from UNDP and USAID) held a high level Roundtable on Dual Citizenship, an issue that continues to raise serious contention among more

President Sirleaf launches National Deconcentration Platform

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on Wednesday February 18, 2015 launched the National Deconcentration Platform in Salala Bong County. The program was more

GC holds two high level Roundtables on Constitutional Issues

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Dr. Jerry Brown Urges Liberians to be proactive in times of pending health emergencies

Dr. Jerry Brown of ELWA hospital observes that the Liberian Government and people were not proactive in the initial stage of Ebola because we knew and understood very little about the more