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the United Nations Integrated Office for Peacebuilding in Guinea-Bissau, UNIOGBIS, through its Combatting Drug Trafficking and Organized Crime component (CDTOC), conducted a criminal investigation training seminar in Santo Domingo for 10 agents of the defense and security forces of the Cacheu region.

What is the difference between a migrant and a refugee? What are the reasons that motivate a person to leave his/her country? Journalists and journalism students participated on Tuesday 13 August in a seminar on Media and Migrations, teaching them how to address these issues.

UNIOGBIS Senior Military Adviser organized a two-week training course in crisis communication and social media management for the Guinean Armed Forces, from 22 July to 2 August at the amura Military HQ in Bissau.

On 31 July, the Guinea-Bissau writers’ association held a brainstorming retreat attended by UN and non-UN experts in various fields to help develop the storylines, characters and themes to be included in the first soap opera ever produced in the country.

The United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Guinea-Bissau (UNIOGBIS), through its Combatting Drug Trafficking and Organized Crime component (CDTOC), organized a two-day training for 20 investigators in Buba.

Between July 30 and 31, the Political Affairs section of the United Nations Integrated Office for Peacebuilding in Guinea-Bissau (UNIOGBIS) held monitoring visits to political parties, regional authorities and civil society organizations in the Quinara and Tombali regions.

With the purpose of contributing to peacebuilding and the rule of law in Guinea-Bissau, the Civil Society Movement for Peace, Democracy and Development / Bafatá, in collaboration with UNIOGBIS Human Rights Section, held a “Civil-Military Dialogue” in Bafatá.

As part of the commemoration of Nelson Mandela International Day, dedicated to offering 67 minutes to the community (representing the years Nelson Mandela dedicated to humanity), a group of 18 citizens from the most remote regions of Guinea-Bissau visited the organs of sovereignty of their country.

As part of its mission to support women's participation in politics and decision-making, the UN Women Program in Guinea-Bissau, in partnership with UNIOGBIS, will promote between 11 and 12 July 2019 , a national atelier for discussion and reflection on the implementation of the parity law in the last legislative elections, lessons learned and the main challenges for an inclusive and democratic electoral process.

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), in partnership with the Government of Guinea Bissau and the Ana Pereira Foundation, celebrated today in Bissau World Population Day under the motto "25 years of the ICPD: Accelerating the Promises" .

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