Liberia Join Global Community To Observe UN Day Of ‘I Belong Campaign’ November 4th, 2016

Rev. Dr. Kortu Brown
Rev. Dr. Kortu Brown

In observance of United Nations Day of “I Belong Campaign” on November 4, 2016 which highlights the issue of statelessness for millions of people around the world over, Church Aids Inc, a national organization in collaboration with the Campaign to end statelessness in Africa, UNMIL, UNHCR, LRRRC, the Inter-faith community and other stakeholder will join the world in observing the day.

According to a press release, the celebration will bring together student communities, youth community, religious leaders, government officials and other well wishes in observance of the day.

The awareness campaign will begin with a parade starting from the Assembly of God Bible College junction, Brewerville city to the New Water in the Desert Assembly Church on the VOA 1 Road.

This observance is in line with initiative of the church commission on International affairs of the World Council of Churches (WCC).

According to the release, the World Council of Churches welcomes the efforts of the campaign to eliminate global statelessness and continues to be a voice for the inclusion of all people in this pilgrimage for justice and peace.

Meanwhile, UNHCR has profoundly committed to continue and intensify the campaign, raising awareness of the governments on the issue of Statelessness so that no one is left behind and we all can say after a few years – I belong.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.