By Mr. Joseph Mutaboba Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Guinea-Bissau
Mr. President, Distinguished Members of the Security Council,
5 March 2010 - Following the upheaval experienced in 2009 when a series of political assassinations threatened security and stability in Guinea-Bissau, current conditions bode well for progress towards peace and prosperity in the West African nation, a top United Nations official said today.
3 March 2010 - Security sector reform remains the most crucial element to ensuring stability in Guinea-Bissau, according to a new United Nations report released today, which calls on the international community to support the country's efforts towards this goal.
25 February - Guinea-Bissau today adopted its national plan of action for the implementation of Security Council Resolution 1325, following an inclusive consultation process involving the authorities and civil organizations supported by the UN.
8 February 2010 - Despite an encouraging commitment to peacebuilding priorities on the part of the Guinea-Bissau authorities, there had been only slow progress in security-sector reform, economic development and combating drug trafficking, the Chairperson of the Peacebuilding Commission's relevan
2 February 2010 - The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) and Head of the UN Integrated Office for Peacebuilding in Guinea-Bissau (UNIOGBIS) considers "2010 a critical year for the United Nations in Guinea-Bissau", calling for a UN common strategy to address the country's polit