The project portfolio consists of five new projects aimed at contributing to peacebuilding in Guinea-Bissau by facilitating political dialogue, strengthening the formal and informal justice sectors, creating a professional and conflict-sensitive environment within the media.
At the opening session of the Forum, the Coordinator of the Guinean Women's Council (CMG), Francisca Vaz, said that "the cyclical instability experienced in Guinea-Bissau for several years contributed to the continuous degradation of the social, economic, environmental and political fabric, espec
"The title 'In the name of Peace' reflects the recognition that our people, claiming truth and justice, have decided to deal with their difficult past, it translates a strong symbolism and carries all the aspirations of the Guinean people and society in their longing stability, national harmony,
Mr. Filho succeeds Modibo Touré of Mali, who will complete his assignment on 6 May 2018. The Secretary-General is grateful for Mr. Touré’s leadership and for the accomplishments of the mission during his tenure at UNIOGBIS.
The event has marked the end of the visit of the UNDP Electoral Task Force mission in Bissau aiming to fine-tune technical, material and financial preparations of the upcoming elections and meet with national authorities, managers of electoral institutions and the international community.
“On this International Women's Day, let's take the opportunity to applaud the work and courage of these women who, for the most part, do not receive the recognition they deserve.”, said Modibo Touré.
The Security Council supports the efforts of ECOWAS to ensure a swift resolution of the crisis and acknowledges its decision of 4 February 2018 to impose sanctions against those obstructing the implementation of the Conakry Agreement of 14 October 2016, whose prerequisite remains the appointment
“This briefing is taking place against the backdrop of a rapidly evolving political situation in Guinea-Bissau”, SRSG Touré said explaining that in recent weeks, a series of key events have occurred with important ramifications, including the appointment of a new Prime Minister by President Jose