Brief Background

    The AU Liaison Office in Liberia (AULOL) was established in April 2004 by a decision of the Peace and Security Council at its Fifth Session in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The AULOL supports, observes and monitors the implementation of the Accra Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA), of 18 August 2003, on Liberia. The Office also has oversight functions in Sierra Leone, and engages in peacebuilding and post-conflict reconstruction activities in both countries, working with the Governments, development partners and civil society organisations in this direction. The Mandate of the Office is as follows:
  • To follow-up and report on all political, security, socio-economic, humanitarian and human rights issues in Liberia on daily basis, and regularly report to the AU Commission through the PSD;
  • To encourage the consolidation of peace, security and good democratic governance throughout the country;
  • To follow-up on elections at all levels;
  • To follow-up the post-conflict recovery program of the Government of Liberia within the framework of the Liberian Reconstruction and Development Committee (LRDC) programme;
  • To follow-up on the Security Sector Reform (SSR) in Liberia in accordance with the provisions contained in the Accra Comprehensive Peace Agreement (ACPA);
  • To maintain Liaison with the authorities of the Government of Liberia, the United Nations’ Mission in Liberia (UNMIL), other UN Agencies, European Union, ECOWAS, AU office in Cote d’Ivoire and other key members of the International Contact Group on Mano River Union and the International Contact Group on Liberia;
  • To participate in all annual meetings of the Mano River Basin in Europe (between April and May) and in USA (New York) in September if the need arises;
  • To participate and follow-up on all activities of the International Contact Group on Liberia (ICGL);
  • To participate and follow-up all activities of the International Contact Group on the Mano River Basin (ICG-MRB); and
  • To follow-up on all the on-going activities of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) in Liberia

African Union Liaison Office in Liberia

10th Street, Sinkor 
P.O. Box 2881 
Monrovia – Liberia 
Tel: (Office) +231- 77002713 
General Email: 
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