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Liberia's People, Security Agencies and Justice System Need to Work Together

UN Mission in Liberia

“Security Agencies and the Justice System Must Connect With the People,” Says UN Deputy Envoy

The United Nations deputy envoy in Liberia Louis Aucoin has called for a close partnership between the people, security agencies and the justice system, for effective delivery of justice in Liberia.

 “The security agencies and the justice system must connect with the people; must keep them informed of programs, rights, options, services and opportunities to be heard,” Mr. Aucoin stated in brief remarks at the launch of an outreach campaign to publicize a regional justice and security hub being constructed in Gbarnga through the UN Peace Building Fund, to make justice accessible to the people of Bong, Nimba and Lofa counties.

 The Gbarnga hub, a model for four others to be constructed in Liberia, will have facilities to strengthen justice and security through a service-centre and decentralized systems approach by delivering key administrative and operational support to justice and security providers.  

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