A two-day National Peace Building retreat organized by the National Council of Chiefs and Elders begins Wednesday, March 16 in Monrovia at the Paynesville Town Hall.
The retreat is intended to engage stakeholders including the government, political parties, religious and community leaders as well as civil society organizations and campaigners on ways to sustain the peace in Liberia.
About 250 delegates including chiefs and other traditional leaders from across Liberia and the Mano River Union basin are expected to attend.
The retreat will discuss among other things, peace and security and the prevailing socio-economic issues in Liberia.
Traditional leaders are urging for peaceful coexistence among all sectors of the Liberian population, and continued dialogue to resolve issues.
The two-day event will be climaxed with outdoor festivities at the National Council of Chiefs and Elders on 24th Street in Sinkor, Monrovia.