UN News Centre - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has expressed concern over the volatile security and political atmosphere in Guinea-Bissau, where crucial elections are slated to take place next month, in his latest report to the Security Council on the West African country.
UN News Centre - Applauding recent efforts by Guinea-Bissau to bring drug traffickers to justice, the Security Council today urged the West African country's Government to strengthen its international and regional cooperation to fight the narcotics trade and organized crime.
UN News Centre - Guinea-Bissau's economic and financial situation remains dire, despite some signs of possible improvement, a new United Nations report says, calling for greater international support to help the West African country emerge from its predicament and fight drug trafficking and organ
UN News Centre - The - The United Nations Peacebuilding Fund, set up to help countries emerging from conflict avoid relapsing into violence, has agreed to provide Guinea-Bissau with $6 million to support the Government's efforts relating to the upcoming legislative elections, security sector refo
UN News Centre - The Security Council today welcomed this week's announcement that Guinea-Bissau will hold legislative elections in November and called on the Government of the impoverished West African country to both speed up its preparations for those polls and to continue its efforts to conso
UN News Centre - Welcoming last night's announcement by Guinea-Bissau's President of the date of upcoming legislative elections, the top United Nations to the West African nation today said that the international community must remain engaged for peace to be consolidated.
UN News Centre - Noting the progress Guinea-Bissau is making in its efforts to bring about political and economic stabilization, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today welcomed the engagement of the United Nations Peacebuilding Commission (PBC) - which seeks to prevent countries emerging from war fr
UN News Centre - While Guinea-Bissau was struggling to overcome years of political strife, civil unrest and corruption, Prime Minister Martinho N'Dafa Cabi today told the Peacebuilding Commission that his Government was consolidating recent fragile gains, but needed help to make improvements in
UN News Centre - The engagement of the United Nations Peacebuilding Commission (PBC) in Guinea-Bissau comes at a "turning point" for the West African nation that is trying to consolidate peace after a brutal civil war in which thousands were killed, wounded or forced from their homes.