Links

The following is a list of links to information about Liberia. These are presented for information only and LFI partners are not responsible for the contents of these external websites.

United Nations Security Council Sanctions Committee concerning Liberia Detailed information on the sanctions committee and working group, including relevant measures, lists, Committee Guidelines and comprehensive documentation, including official documents and press releases.

FAO Forestry Department country information for Liberia Information about forest resources, management, legislation, policy, production and trade, compiled by FAO.

Humanitarian Information Center for Liberia The HIC (Humanitarian Information Center) for Liberia is an initiative of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). The purpose is to act as a central location for data and information resources, with the aim of reinforcing co-ordination and humanitarian response activities.

United Nations Mission in Liberia The United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) was established by Security Council resolution 1509 (2003) of 19 September 2003 to support the implementation of the ceasefire agreement and the peace process; protect United Nations staff, facilities and civilians; support humanitarian and human rights activities; as well as assist in national security reform, including national police training and formation of a new, restructured military.

Global Witness Global Witness works to highlight the link between the exploitation of natural resources and human rights abuses, particularly where the resources such as timber, diamonds and oil are used to fund and perpetuate conflict and corruption. The Global Witness website includes material about forestry in Liberia.

Integrated Regional Information Networks The Integrated Regional Information Networks (IRIN) is part of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). It uses e-mail and web technology to deliver and receive information to and from some of the most remote and underdeveloped places in Africa. Its reporting focuses on strengthening universal access to timely, strategic and non-partisan information so as to enhance the capacity of the humanitarian community to understand, respond to and avert emergencies. IRIN further supports efforts at conflict resolution and reconciliation by countering misinformation and propaganda. The IRIN website includes news about forestry and other developments in Liberia.

ReliefWeb ReliefWeb was launched in October 1996 and is administered by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). ReliefWeb is the world┬┐s leading on-line gateway to information (documents and maps) on humanitarian emergencies and disasters. It is an independent vehicle of information, designed specifically to assist the international humanitarian community in effective delivery of emergency assistance. It provides timely, reliable and relevant information as events unfold, while emphasizing the coverage of "forgotten emergencies" at the same time. The ReliefWeb website includes material about forestry and other developments in Liberia.

AlertNet Reuters AlertNet is a humanitarian news network based around a popular website. It aims to keep relief professionals and the wider public up-to-date on humanitarian crises around the globe. The AlertNet website includes news about forestry and other developments in Liberia.

European Tropical Forest Research Network Established in 1991, the European Tropical Forest Research Network (ETFRN) is a forum for communication between European organisations, researchers, EU institutions and others concerned with tropical forest research. The ETFRN Network seeks to promote the involvement of European research expertise towards the conservation and wise use of forests and woodlands in tropical and subtropical countries. The ETFRN webpages include information about forest research in Africa and forestry in post-conflict countries.