Elected president of the Movement for Democratic Alternation Party, Madem-G15, obtained 53, 55% of the votes; voting had almost a third abstentions; First-round winner Domingos Simões Pereira of Guinea's largest political party, Paigc, obtained 46.45% of the valid votes.
The opening session of the workshop was chaired by Tiniguena Executive Secretary Miguel de Barros, President of the Guinean League of Human Rights, Augusto Mário, and Yasmine Cabral representing the United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Guinea-Bissau.
The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General in Guinea-Bissau, Rosine Coulibaly and Mohamed Ibn Chambas, United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General of West Africa and Sahel and UNOWAS Head, resident in Dakar, visited some polling stations in Bissau, the National Elec
The SRSG informed the authorities about the closure of UNIOGBIS regional offices, a decision that came out of the latest UN Security Council resolution, noted preparations for elections in the regions, listened and enlightened the population about UN support for the electoral process and the peac
The United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Guinea-Bissau (UNIOGBIS) is saddened and concerned to learn about the death of a civilian and injury to several others, reportedly following a demonstration in Bissau on Saturday, 26 October 2019.
An event, scheduled to take place in the National People’s Assembly in presence of members of the Government and UN officials, was cancelled at the last minute for reasons beyond the Mission’s control as well as that of the ANP President.
The PBC-GB Chair visited Guinea-Bissau on 23 and 24 October to observe UN preparations and support for the presidential elections and to seek to maintain international interest in the country beyond the elections.
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,