USIP co-hosted the Liberian National Conference on Enhancing Access to Justice, attended by more than 250 representatives
expand outreach to rural areas
promote cooperation between customary & statutory systems
of the government, civil society, and the international community.
The Honorable Christiana P. Tah, Liberian Minister of Justice & Her Excellency Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of Liberia, speaking at USIP co-sponsored event
Recent USIP Events on Liberia June 2011 • Health in Post-Conflict and Fragile States: Challenges for the Next Decade • Walter Gwenigale, Liberian Minister of Health & Social Welfare March 2011 • Revisiting Security Sector Reform in Liberia • Brownie Samukai, Liberian Defense Minister April 2008 • GEMAP in Liberia: A Model for Economic Management • Antoinette Sayeh, then-Liberian Minister of Finance November 2007 • Postwar Recovery in Liberia: Perspectives from Liberian Ex-Combatants • K. Johnson Borh & Morlee Gugu Zawoo, National Ex-Combatant Peace Building Initiative April 2007 • Women’s Role in the Reconstruction of Liberia • Leymah Roberta Gbowee, Women Peace and Security Network Africa; Waafas Ofosu-Amaah, The World Bank Visit www. usip .org/events for podcasts
Some Recent USIP Publications Customary Justice and the Rule of Law in War-Torn Societies by Deborah Isser Looking for Justice: Liberian Experiences with and Perceptions of Local Justice Options by Deborah Isser, Stephen Lubkemann, Saah N’Tow Would You Fight Again?: Understanding Liberian Ex-Combatant Reintegration by Richard Hill, Gwendolyn Taylor, and Jonathan Temin Is Liberia’s Governance and Economic Management Assistance Program a "Necessary Intrusion?" by Raymond Gilpin and Emily Hsu Women’s Role in Liberia’s Reconstruction by Dorina Bekoe and Christina Parajon Visit www.usip.org/publications for details