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UN Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial Pays Courtesy Call on Sierra Leone's Ambassador Gberie

UN Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial Pays Courtesy Call on Sierra Leone's Ambassador Gberie

Geneva, Switzerland, Thursday 4 June 2021 – The New United Nations Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial Summary, or Arbitrary Executions to the United Nations in Geneva, Morris Tidball-Binz has paid... Read more

SIERRA LEONE UPR UPDATE, 14 May 2021, Geneva, Switzerland

SIERRA LEONE UPR UPDATE, 14 May 2021, Geneva, Switzerland

At the adoption of the UPR Working Group report on Sierra Leone's human rights record, Sierra Leone received a total of 274 UPR recommendations at the 3rd cycle Universal Periodic Review of the UN... Read more

UN Member States Commends Sierra Leone's Human Rights Credentials

UN Member States Commends Sierra Leone's Human Rights Credentials

Geneva, Wednesday 12 May 2021: Sierra Leone is among dozens of UN Member States that have this month being reviewed on their human rights record. Sierra Leone's review took place on Wednesday, 12 May... Read more

Media Advisory

MEDIA ADVISORY 11TH MAY 2021 EMBASSY AND PERMANENT MISSION OF SIERRA LEONE, GENEVA, SWITZERLAND EVENT: REVIEWING SIERRA LEONE HUMAN RIGHTS RECORD WHAT/WHERE: Sierra Leone’s human rights record... Read more

Ahead of Sierra Leone's Review: Deputy Ambassador S.U.B Saffa Esq. Deliver`s Statements On The Review Of Seychelles & Solomon Islands Review

Ahead of Sierra Leone's Review: Deputy Ambassador S.U.B Saffa Esq. Deliver`s Statements On The Review Of Seychelles & Solomon Islands Review

Geneva, Switzerland, Monday 10 May 2021- At the ongoing 38th Session of the Universal Periodic Review, Sierra Leone's Deputy Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations, WTO,... Read more

Sierra Leone Contributes  To Review Of Namibia & Niger At UN Human Rights Council

Sierra Leone Contributes To Review Of Namibia & Niger At UN Human Rights Council

Geneva, Switzerland, Tuesday 4 May 2021- At the ongoing 38th Session of the Universal Periodic Review held using a combination of in-person and remote participation, Sierra Leone's Ambassador to... Read more

At ATT Preparatory Meetings, Delegates Applaud Sierra Leone's Leadership

At ATT Preparatory Meetings, Delegates Applaud Sierra Leone's Leadership

Geneva, Switzerland, Monday 3 May 2021- After a week of intensive briefings and consultations in Geneva, held virtually, preparations for the Seventh Conference of States Parties to the Arms Trade... Read more

Ambassador Gberie Opens ATT’s 7th Conference Prep Meetings

Ambassador Gberie Opens ATT’s 7th Conference Prep Meetings

Geneva, Switzerland, Wednesday 28 April 2021- After a year of largely written-formatted meetings, Ambassador Lansana Gberie, the President of the Seventh Conference of States Parties (CSP7) to the... Read more

President Bio Launches Efforts To Expand Global Arms Control Body

President Bio Launches Efforts To Expand Global Arms Control Body

Geneva, Switzerland, Monday 22 March 2021- Sierra Leone’s President, Dr Julius Maada Bio, has launched a vigorous effort to expand the membership of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), the key instrument... Read more

Sierra Leone Urges UN Human Rights Council To Support South Sudan’s Efforts Towards Sustainable Peace

Sierra Leone Urges UN Human Rights Council To Support South Sudan’s Efforts Towards Sustainable Peace

Geneva, Switzerland, Friday, March 12, 2021: Sierra Leone today urged the ongoing 46th Session of the Human Rights Council to remove South Sudan from the Council's Agenda Item 4 to Agenda Item 10 to... Read more

Sierra Leone Scores Milestone In Global Human Rights Accountability And Transparency

Sierra Leone Scores Milestone In Global Human Rights Accountability And Transparency

Geneva, Switzerland, Monday 1st February 2021 - Sierra Leone this week submitted its national human rights progress report to the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, marking a significant... Read more

Sierra Leone’s Deputy Ambassador To Switzerland Calls On Lebanon Government To Abolish Kafala System & Amend The Nationality Law

Sierra Leone’s Deputy Ambassador To Switzerland Calls On Lebanon Government To Abolish Kafala System & Amend The Nationality Law

Geneva, Switzerland, Tuesday 19 January 2021- At the ongoing 37th Session of the Universal Periodic Review, the Deputy Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Sierra Leone to the United Nations... Read more

Ambassador Gberie To Strengthen Efforts To Eradicate Illicit Global Arms Trade.

Ambassador Gberie To Strengthen Efforts To Eradicate Illicit Global Arms Trade.

Sierra Leone's Ambassador to Switzerland and Permanent Representative to the United Nations and other International Organizations, Dr Lansana Gberie, on Wednesday 7 December 2020 reiterated Sierra... Read more

Deputy Ambassador To Switzerland Showcases Sierra Leone's Religious Tolerance And Peace

Deputy Ambassador To Switzerland Showcases Sierra Leone's Religious Tolerance And Peace

Geneva, Switzerland, Saturday 6 March 2021- At the ongoing 46th Session of the Human Rights Council, the Deputy Ambassador to Switzerland and Deputy Permanent Representative of Sierra Leone to the... Read more

Sierra Leone's Ambassador To Switzerland Calls On Myanmar To Restore Democracy

Sierra Leone's Ambassador To Switzerland Calls On Myanmar To Restore Democracy

Geneva, Switzerland, Friday 12 February 2021- Sierra Leone's Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations and other International Organizations in Geneva, Switzerland, Dr Lansana... Read more

UN Adopts Sierra Leone’s Resolution To Regulate Global Arms Trade

UN Adopts Sierra Leone’s Resolution To Regulate Global Arms Trade

The United Nations General Assembly on Friday overwhelmingly adopted a resolution submitted by Sierra Leone’s Ambassador and permanent Representative in Switzerland, Dr. Lansana Gberie, as... Read more

Sierra Leone Settles Long-standing $500,000 Arrears To WTO

Sierra Leone Settles Long-standing $500,000 Arrears To WTO

Geneva, Switzerland, Saturday 19th December 2020 - For the past 16 years, the Government of Sierra Leone has not been paying its dues to the World Trade Organization (WTO). The accumulated arrears... Read more

Sierra Leone Receives First Doses Of Covax Vaccines

Sierra Leone Receives First Doses Of Covax Vaccines

The first batch of 96,000 doses of Covid-19 vaccine has arrived in Sierra Leone under the Covax initiative. The doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine come weeks after the arrival of 200,000 doses... Read more