Liberia Remains Committed To All International Instruments Especially Those Seeking To Forster Justice and Humanity-Vice President Boakai

Monday, 16th December 2013

Monrovia, Liberia - Vice President Joseph Nyuma Boakai has restated that the Government of Liberia remains firmly committed in the efficacy and relevance of tenets of the various international charters, covenants, resolutions and petitions, especially those seeking to forster justice and humanity amongst the peoples of the world.

It is common knowledge that Liberia has stood firmly in the vanguard for justice, equal treatment, against discrimination and dehumanization.

The Vice President was speaking over the weekend when he made remarks at the launch of World Albino Day in Liberia organized by the Liberia Albino Society and held at the G.W.Gibson High School here.

He saidGovernment will remain focused on the protection of the rights, and helping to attend to the specific concerns, of the various segments of the country’s population.

Noting further, The Vice President said The Government of Liberia stands fully cognizant, and wholeheartedly embracing, of the urging by the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) that all African States take action to protect and ensure the rights of people with albinism, adding that the Resolution enjoins states to take all measures necessary to ensure the effective protection of persons with albinism, to eliminate all forms of discrimination against them, and to increase awareness through education and public activities, a release from the Office of the Vice President said.