Welcome to this web site dedicated to Sierra Leone at the United Nations, both in terms of the work of the Permanent Mission of Sierra Leone to the United Nations, but also regarding the work of the UN in Sierra Leone. This web site also discusses notable Sierra Leone UN officials and the work of the World Health Organization in Sierra Leone in the aftermath of the Ebola outbreak.
Sierra Leone is a special country on the coast of West Africa for many reasons. It has a unique historical connection to the roots of the slave trade, and now stands as a symbol of the struggle for jsutice and freedom against all odds. The Permanent Mission of Sierra Leone to the United Nations has been a powerful voice for the people and government of Sierra Leone, especially during times of crisis, the most recent one being the Ebola outbreak.
In 2016, Sierra Leone stands proud of its victories over adversity and of its successful defeat of the Ebola virus. It is grateful to the international community and continues with great determination in its quest for development and reconstruction.
This web site, which first began as the official web site of the Permanent Mission of Sierra Leone to the UN under the tenure of Ambassador Shekou Touray, is now a clearing house for information regarding Sierra Leone and the United Nations in general. It features news archives as well as photos taken by the team of the Permanent Mission. A special section is dedicated to the work of former Minister of Foreign Affairs Bangura who is now serving as Under Secretary-General of the United Nations. Please note that the United Nations Permanent Mission site (www.un.int) is now the official platform for the Permanent Mission of Sierra Leone to the UN.
This web site is also a gateway to several other government sites and aims at encouraging tourism and investment in the amazing country of Sierra Leone.