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The Government of Liberia and the European Union are entering/have entered into a EUR 18.5 million (about US$21.5 million) contract with MBH Power Ltd to design and build 66 kV Over Head Lines and extend the existing electricity substations around Monrovia (Bushrod, Kru Town, Capitol, Congo Town, Paynesville). This will allow the Monrovia electricity grid to absorb more of the electricity from the Mount Coffee Hydro Dam, making it possible for LEC to connect more customers to the grid.
The EU brings together representatives from youth organisations as well as young leaders to build bridges across cultures and borders. By building partnership and trust among young people from all continents, the EU empowers the youth to be both actor of and driver for social and political change. International Youth Day on August 12, celebrates the role of young women and men as essential partners in change, and provides an opportunity to raise awareness of challenges and problems facing the world’s youth.
There are an estimated 370 million indigenous people worldwide, living across 90 countries. They make up less than 5 per cent of the world's population, but account for 15 per cent of the poorest. Nevertheless, indigenous peoples contribute to the diversity and richness of civilizations and cultures and indeed to our common heritage. The EU, together with the rest of the world, celebrates this contribution on International Day for the World’s Indigenous Peoples.
The Government of the Republic of Liberia and the European Union met on July 12, 2018 for the Sixth edition of the EU-Liberia Political Dialogue, under the theme: “Liberia Towards and Beyond the Pro poor Agenda,” The dialogue was co-chaired by H.E. Mr. Gbehzohngar Milton Findley, Minister of Foreign Affairs and H.E. Ms. Hélène Cavé, Ambassador, Head of EU Delegation to Liberia. Following the dialogue the Joint Press Release below was issued.