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The UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) began today in Bissau, 23 september, a five-day training on specialized investigative techniques in the fight against drug trafficking and transnational organized crime for Supreme Court Judges, Prosecutors, Judicial Police Officers, among others.

In her first week in office, the UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General to Guinea-Bissau, Ms. Rosine Hadizatou Sori-Coulibaly met the national authorities and will continue her courtesy visits to national and international partners in Guinea-Bissau.

Since the inauguration of Guinea-Bissau’s new Government in July, the political arena has been dominated by preparation for presidential elections, the assistant chief for UN peacekeeping operations in Africa told the Security Council on Tuesday, briefing members on the state of the nation, and the UN peacebuilding office there (UNIOGBIS).

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.