Grand Gedeh County senior senator, Isaac Nyenabo, has been confirmed by the Liberian senate as Ambassador to the European Union with oversight for Norway and Belgium. Senator Nyenabo, appearing before the Senate’s Committee on Foreign Affairs Wednesday, said it is time for Liberia to build its international image, especially with the European Union to help boost her developmental agenda.
Nyenabo, also former President Pro-tempore of the Liberian Senate, said during his confirmation that he’s going to his new arrangement with high degree of education, suitability, and experience and that the Liberian people should rest assured of his deliverance.
The senate committee headed by Maryland County Senator H. Dan Morais, publicly announced the confirmation of Nyenabo as Liberia’s representation to the European Union. Members of committee expressed hope that Ambassador Nyenabo will meet the expectations of the public.
Sen. Nyenabo was nominated by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on July 15, 2014 for the post. The Liberian senate pledges support to him as he was confirmed Ambassador. He was confirmed due to his suitability, the Liberian senate believes that he suits the job and will perform his duty as Ambassador to bring pride to Liberia. The European Union and its member states continue to provide support to Liberia.
Serving as Ambassador to the EU and Belgium, Sen. Nyenabo covers five countries. Liberia is one of the 79 African, Caribbean and pacific countries which have jointly negotiated a comprehensive partnership agreement with the 27 European Union member states. Senator Isaac Nyenabo, if commissioned as ambassador, will take over January 15, 2015 as Liberia’s envoy to the EU and Belgium. Senator Isaac W. Nyenabo, II, born August 6, 1964 in Tuzon, Grand Gedeh County.
He carries huge experiences and innovative in general administrative and managerial skills with specialty in Finances, International Relations, and Politics. Currently, the Liberian Ambassador to the European Union is a candidate of Doctor of Management in Organizational Leadership, University of Phoenix online & Residency. He also holds Master’s of Public Administration (MPA) in Public Sector Management from Cuttington University, Liberia; Masters of Business Administration, or MBA, in Finance, Cuttington University.
The Liberian newest diplomat holds Master’s of Arts, in International Relations and Diplomacy, from the Ibrahim Bandamasi Babangida (IBB) School of International Relations, University of Liberia and Bachelor of Business Administration or BSc in Management and Economics from the Cuttington University College. He was elected Senate President Pro-Tempore by his colleagues and served from January 2006 –March 2009, but later resigned due to policy differences.
During the 2005 power sharing government, headed by the late former chairman Charles G. Byrant, he served as Comptroller-General at the Ministry of Finance, and Vice President, Agricultural Cooperative Development Bank (ACDB), Monrovia, Liberia, 1997.