18 September 2009 - "Without peace" many civilians have "little hope of improving their lives" and "escaping poverty", the Representative of the Secretary-General to Guinea-Bissau, Joseph Mutaboba, today underscored in Bissau.
11 September 2009 -The Peacebuilding Commission (PBC) Country-Specific Configuration Chairperson, Ambassador Maria Luiza Viotti, today praised the beneficiaries of a youth employment project sponsored by the United Nations in Guinea-Bissau.
8 September 2009 - Malam Bacai Sanhá today was officially inaugurated as Guinea-Bissau new President of Republic for a five-year term. The swearing-in ceremony was held at Bissau's stadium 24 de Setembro and brought together approximately 15,000 persons despite the rain.
1 September 2009 - The United Nations Assistant Secretary General for Political Affairs, Haile Menkerios, and the Chair of the UN Peacebuilding Commission (PBC) Country Configuration on Guinea-Bissau, Ambassador Maria Luiza Viotti will attend the inauguration of Guinea-Bissau new President Malam
31 July 2009 - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today commended the Government, security forces, election officials and political parties of Guinea-Bissau for this week's peaceful staging of the run-off round of presidential elections in the troubled West African country.
31 July 2009 - Malam Bacai Sanha is the new Guinea-Bissau's President. Sanha won the 26 July presidential run-off with 63.31 percent of the vote against 36.9 percent for Mohamed Kumba Yalá, from PRS, according to the final results announced by the National Electoral Commission.
24 July 2009 - The United Nations Peacebuilding Office in Guinea-Bissau (UNOGBIS) and Guinea-Bissau Electoral Commission today informed the international observers for the country's presidential elections that "everything is ready" for the second round to be held Sunday.
20 July 2009 - The United Nations and ECOWAS top-representatives in Guinea-Bissau today attended a meeting in Bissau with one of the country's run-off presidential elections candidates aimed at appeasing the tension around the electoral campaign.