Monrovia, Liberia, 04 March 2020 – Liberia Minister of Finance and Development Planning and APRM Focal Point, Hon. Samuel D. Tweah Jr, received a technical support mission on the APRM Liberia Process led by the APRM Continental Secretariat CEO, Prof Eddy Maloka. The technical briefing which was requested by the Government of the Republic of Liberia, was aimed at discussing the roadmap to the Peer Review of the Liberia Country Review Report by African Heads of State and Government.
The Republic of Liberia undertook its first generation review in April 2017 and subsequent to the production of the report and following the election of H.E. President George Weah, the report was revalidated upon the request of the government, to ensure that the findings and recommendations are aligned with the Pro-Poor Agenda for Transformation.
During the briefing, Hon Tweah, reaffirmed the decision of the Government of Liberia to undergo the Peer Review and highlighted several areas that the Government has undertaken to address some of the recommendations contained within the report.
Liberia remains a highly active member of the APRM and valuable source of best practices in a number of areas to the continent at large.
Prof Eddy Maloka was accompanied by Dr. McBride Nkhalamba, the Lead Coordinator for Liberia, Ms Tsakane Mahlaule and Ms Nonkululeko Masoek who also met with the members of the National Secretariat.
The Peer Review
The Peer Review takes place at the level of the APR Forum, using as basis the report of the APR Panel which is compiled by the Country Review Team. The Forum discusses the Country Report recommendations with the Reviewed Country’s leadership.
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