Liberian born special investigator to speak at world mayors’ confab

ByBlama G. Konuwah |

WASHINGTON, DC –  Garreson Al Smith, a Liberian born and American trained security and intelligence analysis professional with expertise in economic crimes and crimes resulting from conflicts, is selected to speak at the World Conference of Mayors’ trade and investment conference scheduled to take place from October 23 -27, 2017. The mayors’ trade and investment conference is being hosted by Mayor Michael Edward Duggan of the city of Detroit in the US state of Michigan.

Smith will be a panelist during the conference’s law enforcement night along with several states attorneys general.

Smith who is currently a special investigator in the Washington DC Metro area has a wealth of experience and accomplishments in his field. His career experience includes serving as a member of the K (Kosovo Forces Multi National Group East NATO International Security Mission in the Balkans) under the United States Department of Defense and as a former contract staffer at the U.S Department of Justice.

His other career stints include working with the U.S Department of Homeland Security, the White House Visitor Center, the International Monetary Fund among others. Smith along with several nominees will also be receiving the Martin Luther King Humanitarian award at the end of the conference for their services to toward society.

Established in 1984, the World Conference of Mayors is an Alabama institution. According to its website, the primary objective of the organization is to stimulate positive and constructive relations between mayors internationally, based on interlocking interests and concerns.

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Source: Globe Afrique

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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.