Press Releases
promote transparency and accountability in the extractive industries

 

(Monrovia, September 21, 2020) The Governance Commission will on Tuesday September 22 host a one day policy dialogue with key stakeholders to promote transparency and accountability in the management of Liberia extractive industries. The dialogue is i...read more
Policy Dialogue On Substance Abuse

The Governance Commission will on Wednesday, October 7th, 2020 hold a policy dialogue on “The Emerging Substance Abuse Crisis and its Effect on the Liberian Economy”. The Policy Dialogue will be held at the Bella Cassa Conference Hall, 2n...read more
Liberian Economist Wants Government to Reduce Spending on Cars and Rents

 Liberian Economist Wants Government to Reduce Spending on Cars and Rents  

Economic Consultant Yanqui Zaza wants the next administration to reduce expenditure on the purchasing and maintenance of cars for government of...read more
Press Release on the State of the Liberian Economy

Press Release on the State of the Liberian Economy

The President of the Liberian Bankers Association and President of LBDI, John Davies says the Liberian economy is plagued with numerous challenges that need urgent interventions.

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Press Release on the State of the Liberian Economy           

The President of the Liberian Bankers Association and President of LBDI, John Davies says the Liberian economy is plagued with numerous c...read more
Liberia's Food Production Systems Described as Weak and Unsustainable

The draft report to review Liberia’s Zero-Hunger Strategy by Subah-Belleh Associates notes that despite government’s and partner’s interventions, our agricultural sector is still plagued with numerous challenges. The report’s findings highlight a range of issues plaguing e...read more
GC Intensifies Consultations with Senate for Passage of LGA

The Governance Commission has intensified consultations with the Senate for concurrence for the Local Government Act (LGA) passage. The LGA was since passed by the House of Representatives but awaiting concurrence by the Senate in order to become law.

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PRESS RELEASE

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...read more

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The head of the ECOWAS Election Observation Mission to...read more

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The Chairman of the Governance Commission’s...read more
Deputy Speaker Promises GC the Passage of Draft Acts currently Before the H

The Deputy Speaker and Presiding Officer of the House of Representatives (HOR) has assured the Governance Commission (GC) of the passage of the Local Government Act (LGA), and other milestone pieces of legislation before the end of the current legislative session. Deputy Speaker Barchue gave this...read more
VP Boakai to Champion Governance Reform at the Legislature

Vice President Joseph Boakai has pledged to champion the passage of 4 pieces of legislation which are among milestone accomplishments of this administration, and foundations upon which future governments can build

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House of Representatives to pass into law 4 key draft legislations

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 communication to Presiding Officer Honorable Hans Barchue Tuesday September 6, 2016, GC named the 4 draft legis...read more
Local Government Act

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has forwarded the Local Government draft Act (LGA) on Decentralization to the National Legislature for passage into law. The President also sent to the Legislature the draft Act amending Chapter 25 of the Executive Law of 1972 establishing...read more