The Honorable William G. Greaves, Jr. assumed his responsibilities as Consul General of the Republic of Liberia for the Americas and Canada in October 2012.
Consul General Greaves, Jr. brings a unique portfolio of rich experience in government. Prior to his appointment as Consul General, he served as Assistant Minister for European Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Liberia; Administrator for the Special Security Service (SSS), the special elite Presidential Guard Force, Executive Mansion, Republic of Liberia; and Special Assistant to the Economic Advisor of the Interim Government, Ministry of State of the Republic of Liberia.
He has also held the appointments of Deputy Chief of Protocol, Executive Mansion (Office of the President), Ministry of State for Presidential Affairs.
Education, Distinctions and Awards
Consul General Greaves, Jr. was educated at the AME Zion University where he holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and at the IBB Graduate School of International Relations and Political Science, University of Liberia. His Master’s thesis is an analysis of the Rule of Law in International Relations.
He has also undertaken Development Diplomacy Studies at the Republic of Egypt, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Institute of Diplomatic Studies, Cairo; as well as Transformation into e-Government, National Management Institute (MNI), Republic of Egypt, Ministry of State for Administration Development, Cairo.
He has undergone a series of training in Protocol and Etiquette including at the Gabriel C. Dennis Foreign Service Institute, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Liberia; and completed training in VIP protection by the US States Department Advisory Team on VIP protection in Liberia. He has variously been recognized and awarded for his dedication and service to Liberian communities in the United States, as well as in Liberia.
Consul General Greaves, Jr. is a man of vision and relentless energy, coupled with profound humility and integrity. He is married to Mrs. Dionne Neejay Maxwell Greaves.
LIBERIA CONSUL GENERAL, Mr & Mrs. WILLIAM G. GREAVES, JR., HELD LUNCH FOR CONSUL GENERALS OF GHANA, ARGENTINA, NIGERIA, KAZAKHSTAN,SWITZERLAND, CZECH REPUBLIC, AND THE REGIONAL DIRECTOR OF THE OFFICE OF FOREIGN MISSIONS OF THE US DEPARTMENT OF STATE, THOMAS G. GALLO
From Right to Left-Thomas G. Gallo, Regional Director of the US Department of State of the office of foreign mission, Consul General of Ghana-Joseph C. Ackon, Consul General of Nigeria-Habib Baba Habu, OON, Consul General/Ambassador of Argentina- Jose L. Perez-Gabilondo, Mr & Mrs. William G. Greaves, Jr. Consul General of [...]
Photo Gallery of the Participation of The Consulate General of the Republic of Liberia at the International Food Festival in New York
Executive Pavilion: Liberia’s First Executive Residence
The first official presidential residence was is located Broad Street.The new refurbished Executive Pavilion was recently used as the venue for the Inaugural Ball of the second term of the President Sirleaf government.
The Capitol Building: Seat of the National Legislature of Liberia
The House of Representatives is the lower chamber of the bicameral legislative branch of Liberia, and together with the Senate comprises the National Legislature of Liberia.
The Executive Mansion of Liberia: Official Seat of the Liberian Presidency
The President of Liberia resides and works in the Executive Mansion within the capital of Monrovia.Located across the street from the Capitol Building in the Capitol Hill district.
Liberia’s Centennial Pavilion
On Ashmun Street, you can visit the Centennial Pavilion, which Liberia uses to inaugurate its presidents. As a renovated and historical part of the city, it features numerous monuments, and it contains the gravesite of William V.S. Tubman, a former Liberian president.
Liberia’s National Museum
The National Museum of Liberia is a national museum in Monrovia, Liberia. Initially housed in the First Executive Mansion on Ashmun Street of the city which is now used as a library, it was established by an Act of the National Legislature in 1958 under the administration of Liberia’s 18th President, Dr. William V.S. Tubman.
Kpatawee Water Falls
Located in Bong County not far from Phebe and Cuttington university. Just before Gbarnga, the capital of Bong County. It’s a real paradise deep inside the Liberian forest. Go there and enjoy!
African Petroleum Finds Oil Offshore Liberia
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MONROVIA: Liberia’s capital city
Monrovia is the capital city of the West African nation of Liberia. Located on the Atlantic Coast at Cape Mesurado, it lies geographically within Montserrado County, but is administered separately.
Tourism In Liberia
Liberia President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and US President Obama
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia and US President Obama chat during her visit to the White House on May 27, 2010. Courtesy of AP Photo
Indonesian President His Excellency, Dr. Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono visits Liberia
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British Prime Minister David Cameron Visits Liberia
British Prime Minister visited the Anna F. Whisnant Elementary School in the PHP Community on Lynch Street during the High-Level Panel of Eminent Persons on the Post-2015 Development Agenda held in Monrovia.
Former U.S President George W. Bush Visits Liberia
President Bush has that natural rhythm, as you can see in this image of the POTUS dancing with the African natives in Liberia on February 21, 2008.
Liberian Children Celebrating Christmas
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IMPORTANT NOTICE - Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Dear All, Please be advised that Mr. J. Michael Kumeh is no longer associated with the Consulate General of the Republic of Liberia in New York. It should be underscored that Mr. Kumeh does not represent the Consulate in any…More
HOLIDAY NOTICE - Monday, November 18, 2013
In observance of the US Thanksgiving Day and Liberian President William V.S Tubman’s Birthday, The Consulate General of the Republic of Liberia in New York will be closed to the public on Thursday, November 28, 2013 and Friday, November 29,…More
HOLIDAY NOTICE FOR THANKSGIVING AND VETERANS DAY 2013: - Monday, November 4, 2013
In observance of Liberia’s National Thanksgiving Day, the Consulate General of the Republic of Liberia in New York will be closed to the public on Thursday, November 7, 2013 and will resume official duties on Friday, November 8, 2013. In…More