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Historic New Sustainable Development Agenda Unanimously Adopted by 193 UN Members

Broad, universal agenda to end poverty, fight inequality and protect environment

is unprecedented

25 September 2015 – A bold new global agenda to end poverty by 2030 and pursue a sustainable future was unanimously adopted today by the 193 Member States of the United Nations at the start of a three-day Summit on Sustainable Development.

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Security Council welcomes appointment of Guinea-Bissau PM, stresses national reconciliation
21 September 2015 – The United Nations Security Council takes note of the appointment of Carlos Correia as the Prime Minister of Guinea-Bissau, emphasizing this as an important step towards bringing an end to the political crisis that has prevailed in the country since mid-August 2015.
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Guinea-Bissau tries to resume its national reconciliation process
18 September 2015 - Since the early days of its independence on 24 September 1974, Guinea-Bissau has lived several attempts and several coups, and a political-military conflict that resulted in human rights violations and consequent adoption of amnesties and pardons. Nonetheless, the question on how can Bissau-Guineans achieve national reconciliation remains open. Attempts by political and social actors have been varying between forgiveness and justice.
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A national literacy policy is the weapon to eradicate illiteracy
11 September 2015- The literacy or literacy remains a major challenge of national education of Guinea-Bissau. The country does not have a national literacy policy and a large illiteracy rate is observed in rural areas.
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Marriage procession in Nhacra, 30 km from Bissau. Bride (center) being accompanied by siblings and friends to her husband. 40% of Bissau-Guinean girls are victim of early and forces marriages.