Liberia to Host High Level Panel on MigrationMonrovia, Liberia: President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf will next week host and chair the inaugural meeting of the High Level Panel on Migration (HLPM). Members of the Panel are drawn from Africa, Asia, Europe, and North America. Knut Vollebaek; Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede Chairman, Coronation Capital Ltd, Nigeria; the founder of the African Diaspora Network in the USA, Ms. Almaz Negash; Ms. Danisa E. Baloyi, Black Business Counsel, South Africa; and Assistant Director General and Regional Director for Africa, International Labour Organization, Ms. Cynthia Samuel-Olonjowon. President Sirleaf will continue to chair the HLPM until July 2018, when the Panel shall submit its report to Assembly of African Union Heads of State. The meeting in being held in Monrovia since the President wants to avoid any foreign travel during this transitional period.
Source: The North Africa Journal January 10, 2018 17:48 UTC