After separate meetings with Bissau-Guinean political actors and heads of sovereign bodies - President of the Republic, José Mário Vaz, President of the National People's Assembly (ANP), Cipriano Cassamá and the Prime Minister, Aristides Gomes - the mission met with the members of the government,
Bintou Keita, Assistant Secretary-General for the Department of Peacekeeping Affairs and Department of Peacekeeping Operations, commended the West African nation for “the successful holding of the legislative elections on 10 March,” despite delays due to political clashes.
The purpose of the training is to increase capacities of law enforcement agencies, prosecutors and judges to investigate, prosecute and adjudicate crimes of money laundering, which is a critical element to prevent and combat drug trafficking and organized crime.
The report will be drafted by a team composed of an eight-member inter-ministerial committee under the coordination of the National Commission on Human Rights, between 29 August and 20 September 2019. The drafting will be preceded by a consultation with different stakeholders and human rights or
The training was organized at the request of IDN to institutionalize human rights practices and behaviors within the Guinea-Bissau Armed Forces. Approximately 30 officers, 14 of whom are women, will learn the methodology for designing and delivering human rights training.