In this new partnership framework worth $340 million, the Government and the United Nations have agreed to focus on four key areas of intervention:
"The renewal of UNIOGBIS mandate is very important for the country, given that it plays an important role - to truly reconcile Guineans, I witness the efforts of UNIOGBIS representatives who have passed in the country, and they have given their best to help solve the Guinean political crisis ",
Under its renewed mandate, which will begin on 1 March 2016 until 28 February 2017,UNIOGBIS will continue to focus on supporting an inclusive political dialogue and national reconciliation process to strengthen democratic governance and work toward
The drawn-out political crisis in Guinea-Bissau is taking a toll on development and the situation could get worse in the absence of “a frank and sincere dialogue” involving all parties concerned, Miguel Trovoada, the Secretary-General’s Special Representative and Head
The PBC underscores that this situation has been negatively impacting on the functioning of the State, including the disruption of vital social services to the population.
In an attempt to push through his government program in the National Popular Assembly for the second time on Monday, PAIGC expelled and requested the replacement of 15 of its MPs last Friday - whom had prevented the approval of the government program last 23 December.