The Honorable House of Representatives to officially begin a three-day legislative Reform Forum 2024 in Margibi

Jun 20, 2024 - 20:53
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The Honorable House of Representatives to officially begin a three-day legislative Reform Forum 2024 in Margibi

A release issued by the Press Bureau says, the three days constitute Thursday, June 20, 2024, through Sunday, June 23, 2024 respectively.

The gathering will be held under the theme: Responsive Lawmaking, Proactive Oversight and people centered representation.
The Legislative capacity building training is an initiative of the House leadership in partnership with European Union, Sweden Sverige, Irish Aid, UNDP and UN Women.

The release says the forum seeks to highlight Expected outcome, Shared understanding of the agenda and induction context and scope, Identification of specific expectations of the members and possible adjustment to the agenda and Introduction to Liberia's legislative system.
It maintains that Legislators will have a clearer understanding of their roles, duties, and responsibilities within the legislative framework, Engagement with stakeholders, Greater trust and cooperation between the legislature and stakeholders, leading to more constructive and positive interactions.
Additionally, the gathering will underscore an overview of the New Elections Law- Better engagement with relevant stakeholders, including the National Elections Commission (NEC) and the Legislature, to ensure a coordinated and inclusive approach to electoral reforms.
Meanwhile, all 73 Members of the House of Representatives and invited stakeholders are to be in attendance.

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William K Howard William K Howard Jr is a young Liberian Journalist who is focused on investigative and human-interest reporting. He comes with about 10 years of experience in mainstream journalism. William K Howard is currently the Deputy Director of News at CT.com Liberia Limited, Kool 91.9FM/TV. His hard work has also earned him several professional certificates in journalism including Journalist of the year 2022/2023 in Liberia's biggest city, Paynesville.