Ellen Receives New UNMEER Head

first_imgPresident Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has met with the new Special Representative of the United Nations (UN) Secretary General and Head of the United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER), Mr. Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed.The Liberian President received Mr. Ahmed and his delegation at her Foreign Ministry office during a courtesy call on Tuesday, January 6, 2015,  where brief acquaintance pleasantries were exchanged.   Mr. Ahmed, a Mauritanian, replaces Mr. Anthony Banbury. Special Representative Banbury was the first envoy appointed by UN0 Secretary Ban Ki-Moon during the heat of the Ebola crisis in the sub-region. He initially noted that his mandate was to eradicate the virus from the sub-region. Mr. Banbury’s tour of duty ended over the weekend, thereby ushering in the new envoy.President Sirleaf welcomed the new Head of UMEER to Liberia and described the work of his predecessor as excellent and very supportive of the country’s fight to contain the deadly ebola virus disease.“Your predecessor effectively spearheaded the operations of UMEER with huge progress. Even though the country still has a lot to be done with regards to Ebola, much was achieved with the assistance and cooperation of UNMEER,” President Sirleaf indicated.She pledged her government’s support to the transitional process in UNMEER and emphasized the need for improved and strengthened regional collaboration and cooperation in the continued fight against the further spread of the deadly Ebola virus disease.She named exchange of information, experiences and best practices as important elements required to enhance regional cooperation and collaboration in the Ebola fight, thereby acknowledging that some level of regional collaboration is taking place, but still below the level it ought to be and stressed that the regional dimension of the virus makes it difficult for progress to be made in one country without the corresponding progress in the others.The new UNMEER Head, Cheikh Ahmed, expressed appreciation for the leadership and commitment of the Liberian government, which he considers the main factor responsible for the level of progress made in Liberia’s fight against the further spread of the Ebola virus disease.He pointed out that the mechanism for coordination may not be perfect but has impacted the Ebola fight in Liberia and the region very efficiently.Mr. Ahmed indicated that UNMEER will also focus on helping government reactivate the educational system and declared the mission’s support to the back to school effort. He,  however, advised that appropriate measures and processes be put into place to protect both the students and staff as Ebola is still active in Liberia.Mr. Ahmed was accompanied by the Secretary General’s  Special Representative of the UN Mission in Liberia, Karin Landgren; UN Ebola Envoy, David Nabarro; and Mr. Peter Graff; while Health Minister, Dr. Walter Gwenigale; Minister of State Without Portfolio, Mr. Sylvester Grigsby; and Dr. Emmanuel Dolo, were also in attendance.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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SPORT RESULTS 7 LST

first_img7th last Race: The Cochin Plate, Div-I, 1200M.7th last Race: The Cochin Plate, Div-I, 1200M.Mountain Force (Mr C R Balakumar and Mr Fazal-Ul-Rehman) 52 Tanveer Alam, First.Golden Millenium 61 A Imran Khan, Second.Glorious Crown 56.5 C Umesh, Third.City Of Song 54 P M Bopanna, Fourth.Not Run:Deal Maker,Rest All Ran.Won by: S.Neck, 3-3/4L and 3/4LTime: One Min and 15.31 secs.Winner trained by: Fazal-Ul-RehmanFavourite: Golden Millenium.PTI COR ROH KK KK PMlast_img

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How the CEO Should Launch a Blogging Program

first_imgKeyboard / TastaturThis is a part of a series that was cre­at­ed to help you get the prac­tice of cor­po­rate blog­ging built into your com­pany.  This series will walk through the process, nec­es­sary roles, in addi­tion to guides for each role to help your com­pany get started quickly.Use the following checklist to ensure that this effort will have the greatest probability of success.The executive team should ensure that all items are checked off and the blogging administrator should ensure that the executive team is following through on the checklist. We have discussed, prioritized, and approved this effort as a corporate initiative.We have set quantitative goals for this effort.We have communicated the importance of this initiative to our employees and have made it clear that blogging is a corporate priority.Employees who will be blogging understand that blogging is now a part of their performance goals.We have assigned a blogging administrator who is committed to the goals.The blogging administrator has developed an appropriate plan and we have approved the resources that will be necessary to execute the plan.The blogging administrator has set up the blogging platform and the training program and is ready to train the bloggers.The blogging administrator will report the results to us each quarter.We will adjust the communication and the goals based on the results from the effort.Next week I’ll post a checklist for the blogging administrator that will help your team get the most out of their blogging experience.AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to PrintPrintShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThislast_img read more

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