5 June 2009 - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has voiced his concern at the "emerging pattern of killings" of high profile personalities in Guinea-Bissau, where a presidential candidate and a member of parliament were gunned down today, just months after the country's president and his chief of sta
UN News Centre - The Security Council today welcomed the convening of presidential polls in Guinea-Bissau this June, following last month's assassination of the West African nation's leader, calling for continued international support for the election process.
UN News Centre - The United Nations envoy to Guinea-Bissau today urged continued support for national reconciliation and the fight against impunity in the West African country, which is gearing up for elections following last month's double assassinations of the President and of the Chief of Staf
UN News Centre - The head of the United Nations Peacebuilding Commission (PBC) Country Configuration on Guinea-Bissau has joined the chorus of voices at the world body condemning the killing of the country's president and its chief of staff of the armed forces earlier this week.
UN News Centre - Condemning "in the strongest terms" the assassination of the president of Guinea-Bissau and his chief of staff, the United Nations Security Council today called on the people, political leaders, and the armed forces of the country to remain calm, exercise restraint and maintain s
UN News Centre - Last month's assassinations of Guinea-Bissau's president and his chief of staff have highlighted the need for the West African nation's justice, defence and security sectors to be reformed, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says in a new report.
UN News Centre - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today strongly condemned the killing of the president of Guinea-Bissau and his chief of staff, calling on the national authorities to maintain the rule of law and bring those responsible to justice.
I Seek - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has informed the Security Council of his intention to appoint Joseph Mutaboba of Rwanda as his Representative in Guinea-Bissau and Head of the United Nations Peacebuilding Support Office in that country (UNOGBIS). Mr. Mutaboba will replace Mr.
UN News Centre - The United Nations Security Council today underscored the need for continued international support for Guinea-Bissau, while voicing their concern over security in the West African country which faced an unsuccessful coup attempt last month by elements of the military.
UN News Centre - Commission has called on Guinea-Bissau's Government and other senior national figures to do all they can to maintain political stability and avoid violence in the wake of last weekend's unsuccessful coup attempt by dissident elements of the military.