Today’s briefing was requested in resolution 2404, which renewed the mandate of the UN Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Guinea-Bissau (UNIOGBIS) last February.
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
The Report presents the latest developments in the political, security, human rights, socio-economic and humanitarian aspects in Guinea-Bissau is presented at a time when the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has sanctioned 19 Bissau-Guinean politicians involved in the political
The Mission, led by the President of the Council of Ministers of the CEDEAO, Robert Dussey and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Togo, met with the President of the Republic, PAIGC, PRS and the Group of 15 MPs expelled from PAIGC, and the international community represented in Bissau and noted that
According to the final communique, the Mission aimed to bring to President Jose Mario Vaz, the message from the Chair of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of ECOWAS and Togo President, Faure Essozimna Gnassingbe, and from ECOWAS Mediator for Guinea-Bissau, President of the Republic