Liberia: Labour Ministry Launches Radio Program


The Ministry of Labor has launched an educative radio program on the state-owned Liberia broadcasting system airwave. According to J. Kortu Nyandibo, Acting Director of Public Affairs, the program "Labor Forum" would be aired every Friday at 6:30 P.M. The program which is the first of its kind in the history of the Ministry is intended to educate the public on the function of the Ministry.

Nyandibo said the program would also seek to promote social dialogue among the tripartite configuration, i.e. the government, employers and workers' associations. The Labor Public Affairs Officer also indicated that efforts were underway to take the program to community radio stations in the leeward counties for the benefit of the targeted audience.

(The NEWS (Monrovia), 28 June 2007)