The five international organizations represented in Bissau, including the AU, ECOWAS, CPLP, the European Union and the United Nations, reported in a communiqueé issued on 17 August, that they met "in Bissau on Wednesday 2 August and on Friday 4 August 2017 to assess the current political situatio
David McLachlan-Karr, explained that UNDP financed this project with a view to equip the CNE with regional structures that would be able to safely host the logistical resources of the electoral operations and to allow the reduction of the costs related to the rental of private houses.
The training, given by CNE's senior technicians and financed entirely by UNIOGBIS, addressed issues such as electoral management and electoral bodies, voter registration, litigation and offense in the electoral register and the Bissau-Guinean electoral system.
"I finish my mission today, I am encouraged by the conversations I had with all the different actors and, above all, with today’s second round of negotiations facilitated by the Association of Guinean Women for Mediation and Facilitation of the political crisis.
This year, the theme "Family Planning: Empowering People, Developing Nations" was chosen to draw attention to the fact that around 225 million women worldwide who wish to avoid pregnancy are not using safe and secure family planning methods.
Commending ECOWAS efforts and leadership in a press statement, the Security Council welcomed the visit on 23-24 April of its high-level Ministerial mission to Bissau with the objective of assessing and evaluating the status of the implementation of the Conakry Agreement, in this regard, the membe