The celebration started with a high-level event, during which the statements of the United Nations Secretary-General and the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights were read respectively by Mr.
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
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 congratulating the Judiciary Police on recent and massive drug seizures, UN Secretary-General Special Representative in Guinea-Bissau, Rosine Hadizatou Sori Coulibaly, said: “The problem of drug trafficking in Guinea-Bissau remains a matter of concern for the government and the subregion, a
Journalists and aspirants to the profession will be trained on ethics and conflict-sensitive reporting and will acquire multi-media production skills. The two yearlong curriculum also includes gender sensitive reporting in addition to the essentials of journalism.
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.