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Organisation overview: The African Union is Africa's continental-wide intergovernmental organisation, working to promote political, social and economic progress.
Work in Liberia: The AU's Liberia office supports, observes and monitors the implementation of the Accra Comprehensive Peace Agreement which ended the Liberian civil war.
Organisation overview: The International Development Association is the World Bank's fund supporting fragile and conflict-affected states.
Work in Liberia: The IDA supports many projects in Liberia, helping the country to rebuild after its civil war.
Organisation overview: IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all, including to migrants in need - refugees, IDPs and other victims of conflict.
Work in Liberia: The IOM works on several projects in Liberia, in particular with IDPs and refugees returning after the country's civil war. In counter-trafficking and DDR.
Organisation overview: UN Women implements programmes tailored to individual countries throughout Africa. Its strategies support women's participation in decision-making, leadership development and skills training.
Work in Liberia: UN Women's Liberia Office is in Monrovia.
Organisation overview: UNDP is the UN's key development organisation, seeking to improve lives based on its eight Millennium Development Goals.
Work in Liberia: The UNDP in Liberia focuses on three main areas: economic transformation, democratic governance, and the environment and energy.
Organisation overview: UNHCR is the UN agency mandated to lead and coordinate action to protect refugees and resolve their problems worldwide.
Work in Liberia: UNHCR operations in Liberia revolve around two main strategies: the protection of and assistance to refugees; and support for voluntary repatriation of Ivorian refugees.
Organisation overview: UNMIL is the UN mission in Liberia.
Work in Liberia: UNMIL initiatives run each of the national strategy's four Pillars: Peace, Security and Rule of Law; Economic Transformation; Human Development; and Governance and Public Institutions
Organisation overview: The Peacebuilding Commission is an advisory body that supports peace efforts in countries emerging from conflict. It brings together international donors, financial institutions, national governments and troop contributing countries.
Work in Liberia: The UNPC runs a broad range of peacebuilding activities in Liberia, and provides access to a range of documents and reports.
Organisation overview: Action Aid works to end hunger and poverty, provide education for all, deal with conflicts and emergencies, and support women's rights.
Work in Liberia: Action Aid works on women's rights, HIV/AIDS, governance, education, the rehabilitation of child soldiers, and emergencies in Liberia.
Organisation overview: AOAV carries out field work, research and advocacy to reduce harm from armed violence. It focuses principally on removing the threat from weapons, assisting victims and supporting communities.
Work in Liberia: In Liberia, AOAV works to recover munitions and weapons, collect and analyse data, and help monitor and evaluate violence on the border with Sierra Leone.
Organisation overview: CAFOD works in disaster relief and development, in particular on basic infrastructure, workers rights and advocacy towards donor governments.
Work in Liberia: CAFOD supports two programmes in Liberia, helping young people in particular to find a place back in their communities after the country's civil war.
Organisation overview: CAAT works to end the international arms trade, promoting progressive demilitarisation and ending government financial and political support for arms export.
Work in Liberia: CAAT provides UK and EU arms data on Liberia.
Organisation overview: The Carter Center works in more than 80 countries on conflict resolution, democracy promotion, disease prevention and the improvement of mental health care.
Work in Liberia: The Carter Center currently works to strengthen the rule of law in Liberia, support health services and provide electoral assistance.
Organisation overview: Conciliation Resources works on cross-border conflict, engaging armed groups, developing governance, facilitating dialogue, strengthening public participation and integrating women properly into all areas of peacebuilding.
Work in Liberia: Throughout West Africa Conciliation Resources aims to develop local leaders with the skills to hold government to account, strengthen community and societal relations, and empower young people who have been involved with violence to work for peace.
Organisation overview: CMI works to support peace by focusing on mediation and dialogue, mediation support, and conflict prevention and resolution support.
Work in Liberia: CMI is supporting the planning and implementation of comprehensive governance reform in Liberia.
Organisation overview: DRC focuses on helping people who have fled war and conflict, persecuted because of their race, religion, nationality, political conviction or social affiliation.
Work in Liberia: The DRC's strategic priorities for Liberia were to work with displaced and conflicted affected people in the country's north and south-eastern border regions.
Organisation overview: GNWP is a coalition of women’s groups and other civil society organizations. It is involved in advocacy and action for the full and effective implementation of Security Council resolutions on women and peace and security.
Work in Liberia: GNWP has four partner organisations in Liberia: the Women's NGO Secretariat of Liberia, the Liberia Women Media Action Committee, Voice of Voiceless, and the Mano River Women's Peace Network.
Organisation overview: Global Witness investigates and campaigns to change the system by exposing the economic networks behind conflict, corruption and environmental destruction.
Work in Liberia: Global Witness campaigns in Liberia in order to ensure that the country's natural resources are managed fairly for the benefit of all.
Organisation overview: IANSA is the global movement against gun violence, linking civil society organisations working to stop the proliferation and misuse of small arms and light weapons.
Work in Liberia: IANSA's Liberian partner, Liberia's United to Expose Hidden Weapons, works in research, analysis and election monitoring in Liberia.
Organisation overview: International Alert works with local people to build peace by them with training, advice and support. It brings communities together as well as advising companies, governments and international organisations on how they can support peace.
Work in Liberia: International Alert works in Liberia to develop and support civil society networks. It has set up community radio stations, trained journalists and traditional communicators, and researched natural resource management and how it affects peace in the country.
Organisation overview: ICTJ works to help societies in transition deal with the legacy of mass atrocities, and build civic trust in state institutions as protectors of human rights.
Work in Liberia: The ICTJ assists Liberia's Truth and Reconciliation commission into Liberia's civil war, which has conducted extensive investigations and many public hearings, including collecting nearly 20,000 statements and hearing almost 800 testimonies.
Organisation overview: The International Crisis Group conducts independent research and analyis on conflicts around the world.
Work in Liberia: The ICG has a large range of research available on Liberia, including reports on reconciliation, security sector reform and the justice system.
Organisation overview: Kvinna till Kvinna conducts projects that promote women’s health, esteem, self-reliance and participation in building democratic societies. It also conducts research and raises awareness of peaceful conflict resolution issues.
Work in Liberia: Kvinna till Kvinna supports projects that teach women about their domestic, political, social and legal rights. Its partner organisation, the Centre for Liberian Assistance (CLA), was awarded the Anna Lindh Prize (established in honour of the former Swedish foreign minister Anna Lindh) in 2011 for its work on empowering and educating vulnerable young women in Monrovia.
Organisation overview: Pax Christi works on a variety of issues in human rights, human security, disarmament, de-militarisation, just world order, religion and violent conflict.
Work in Liberia: Pax Christi works with the Development Network of Liberia (DEN-L) to accompany a process of Sustained Dialogue between the Mandingo and Lorma communities in Lofa County, where post-war tensions have remained high.
Organisation overview: PRIO conducts academic research and analysis on peace and conflict worldwide.
Work in Liberia: PRIO has several projects and research on Liberia, including on the protection of civilians and peacekeeping economies.
Organisation overview: Save the Children works to save children's lives, fight for their rights, and help them to fulfil their potential.
Work in Liberia: Save the Children currently works in eight of Liberia’s fifteen counties, providing help in basic education, health, child protection, child rights governance and humanitarian emergencies.
Organisation overview: SFCG partners with people around the world to resolve conflict. It works to build sustainable peace through three main avenues: dialogue, media, and community.
Work in Liberia: SFCG works towards the goal of strengthening participation and inclusion to consolidate peace in Liberia. Its efforts focus on four priority thematic areas: accountability and transparency, leadership, youth engagement, and identity/ethnicity
Organisation overview: The Small Arms Survey serves as the principal international source of public information on all aspects of small arms and armed violence.
Work in Liberia: The SAS has conducted significant research and surveys in Liberia to help analyse and understand the aftermath of the civil war, including helping to establish Liberia's conflict early warning and response network.
Organisation overview: swisspeace is a practice-oriented peace research institute. It conducts research on the causes of violent conflicts and develop strategies for their peaceful transformation.
Work in Liberia: swisspeace runs various programmes in Liberia and West Africa.
Organisation overview: Transparency International is a global movement seeking to fight corruption and bribery, conducting research and advocating change.
Work in Liberia: CENTAL is Transparency International's national Chapter in Liberia. It works in coalition with several local organisations around the country to reduce conflict by improving transparency and accountability.
Organisation overview: WomanKind Worldwide aims to end violence against women and increase their participation and voice.
Work in Liberia: WomanKind Worldwide works on projects around Liberia supporting women's rights. Among their activities, it trains journalists in how to research and write stories focused on women's rights, provides mentoring programmes, and has integrated more than 200 women in community forums contributing to the review of the national constitution.
Organisation overview: Y Care International works to change young lives through local YMCAs in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Caribbean and the Middle East.
Work in Liberia: Y Care International works YMCAs in Liberia to help prevent HIV/AIDS among young people, providing training in trades as well as healthcare support that is accessible and suitable for young people. It also helps young people work together and influence peace-building in their communities.