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.
UN News Centre - The Security Council today strongly condemned the attempted coup d'état in Guinea-Bissau over the weekend and urged all political groups in the fragile and impoverished West African country to resolve their disputes peacefully.
UN News Centre - The Security Council today welcomed the commitment of Guinea-Bissau to hold parliamentary elections next month and called on all political parties, the security forces and civil society to ensure free, fair and transparent voting.
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.