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The United States Armed Forces African Command with the African Military Law Forum held a Conference in in San Remo, Italy 8-13 September, 2019 on the Role of the Legal advisor in Peace support operations .


The President of the African Bar Association was invited as Guest Speaker. In the elections held afterwards by the African Military Law Forum to elect a new Exco for the next 2years , the Chairman of the African Bar Association Armed forces and Security agencies Committee Maj.Gen Yusuf Shalangwa was unanimously elected Chairman. Pls members should send messages of Congratulations to him. UP Up Afba


The African Union commission recently organized a Two day signalling Conference on Trade in Services in Africa. The President of the African Bar Association Mr Hannibal Uwaifo who was invited to deliver a lecture was represented by Mr Edward Williams Luke,  Afba Country representative in Botswana.


The Conference took place in Cape Town South Africa. Afba has now cancelled all other engagements in South Africa due to the mindless Xnephobic attacks

The Delegation of the African Bar Association and the Liberian National Bar Association met this morning with Vice President of the Republic of Liberia Senator Jewel Howard-Taylor to finalize issues relating to the upcoming Afba annual conference and Regional training conference coming up in Monrovia 21-24 October, 2019.

The Delegation earlier on Wednesday met with the Legal Advisor to President George Weah who was in Japan at the time of our visit. He assured us that the Liberian Government is solidly behind Afba and the Government is ready to support the conference in every way.


The Delegation also met with the Speaker of the Parliament of Liberia Dr Chambers who declared that the 3 Arms of Government are coordinating to ensure success of the Conference and that Parliamentary members will be fully at the opening ceremony and as resource persons during the session.

Meeting with the attorney general and Minister of Justice of Liberia and the Dean of the Bar Mr Frank Dean. Highly elated and reaffirmed the Government support and Visas on Arrival for participants. As the Minister in Charge of Coordinating Security, he assured that his colleagues will be safe and all security apparatus will be activated.

Meeting with the Minister of Defence Major. General (rtd) Daniel Ziankhan jnr who is also the immediate past Chief of Defence staff of Liberia. He assured the Afba Delegation that Liberia was ready for the earlier scheduled Armed Forces and Security agencies Regional Conference which will hold inside the Annual conference. He reaffirmed that the Defence Ministry was solidly behind the Conference and all security agencies will participate and render necessary security.


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