Ganta — Security team of workers of the police, immigration and the Drugs Enforcement Agency have concluded a two-day consciousness interplay at the roll-out of the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for safety and the media in elections
The SOPs have been validated on October 25, 2022, and signed on November 28, 2022. Signatories come with: the Press Union of Liberia, the top of the joint securities on behalf of the protection forces, Representatives from Civil Society Organizations as witnesses.
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The initiative used to be supported through the UNDP and Internews. The two days Gbarnga match introduced in combination reporters and safety officials from round Liberia together with staffers from the Election Commission, UN Women and the peacebuilding administrative center, amongst others.
The two-day match used to be meant for reporters and officials of Liberia’s joint safety which come with police, Immigration and DEA to familiarize themselves with the record and established excellent operating relationships between the media and the protection all through electoral classes.
The record will be certain that all events performed their function with out hindrance and interference all through the electoral procedure and can be certain that admire for each and every different and a cordial operating courting
For his phase, the Liberia National Police head of Research and making plans Augustine Brown described the collection as the most efficient for each events as he instructed the Media to not rush in reporting on occasions and cautioned the police in opposition to arresting media employees.
“Journalists are our friends, they help to report our work, let’s see them as our friends Augustine,” Brown added.
He stressed out the will for media and safety businesses to have a excellent operating time table as all of them have the similar targets.
The County Coordinator for Foundation for Community Initiatives, a civil society group based totally in Grand Gedeh, County Choma Krayee, also referred to as on stakeholders together with the media and safety businesses to maintain the peace.
She famous that each events wish to paintings in combination and feature admire for each and every different.
For the Liberia Peacebuilding administrative center consultant, Sheikh S.S Kamara, he described the usual working procedures record (SOPs) for safety businesses and media as the easiest way in attaining non violent 2023 elections in Liberia.
Also talking, Internews Senior Media Advisor Jefferson Massah known as at the contributors from the media to take the message to their respective counties and establishments.