Africa: Liberia Receives APRM Country Support Mission

A technical country support mission of the African Peer Review Mechanism Continental Secretariat has arrived in Lieria for a three-day official visit which starts March 10-13, 2021.

According to the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning, the Country Support Mission is led by Professor Eddy Maloka, Chief Executive Officer of the APRM Continental Secretariat in South Africa.

While in the country, the APRM Technical Delegation will meet with President George Manneh Weah, Finance Minister Samuel D. Tweah, Jr, the APRM Focal National Point to give a briefing on the protocols and processes at the APRM Forum, as well as meet technicians at the MFDP, members of the National Governing Council, and the APRM National Secretariat.

Professor Maloka is leading a technical support mission to Liberia in the context of updating Liberia’s Country Review Report ahead of the up-coming APRM Forum scheduled for March 25, 2021.

The Country Support Mission is to also gauge Liberia’s preparedness for its country review report and National Programme of Action at the up-coming APRM Forum.

Over 40 of Africa’s 55 countries have voluntarily asceded to the APRM framework. Liberia is expected to be peer-reviewed at the up-coming APRM Forum in South Africa. The Liberian Government has set up a National Secretariat and put together a National Governing Council which is representative of all sectors in the country to drive the APRM process.

Liberia and the APRM