Bissau, 13 September (UNIOGBIS/PIU) - The President of the UN Security Council has made a statement over the situation in Guinea-Bissau “calling on the Guinea-Bissau leadership to implement the Conakry Agreement of 14 October 2016, including by appointing a consensus Prime Minister as required by the said Agreement.

Bissau, 7 September (UNIOGBIS/PIU) - The Guinean government, in partnership with the World Food Program (WFP) and the European Union (EU) launched today a study to obtain data on the impact of malnutrition in the country.

Most Bissau-Guineans outside the capital maintain that UNIOGBIS has played its part, but the context is increasingly changing. Therefore, they believe that the Office should have a new mandate and a more interventive attitude and “not stay in the shadow”.

The group of five international organizations involved in the peacebuilding process in Guinea-Bissau, known as P5, have once again asked President José Mário Vaz to take action towards political stability, by implementing the Bissau and Conakry agreements.

The headquarters of the Regional Election Commission (CRE) of the Bafatá region was inaugurated on August 3 by the Chair of the Parliament, Cipriano Cassamá, and the Deputy Representative of the UN Secretary General, David McLachlan-Karr who is also responsible for the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Guinea-Bissau.

A training for the technicians of the Regional national Electoral Commissions (CNE) ran from July 24 to 1 August in all regions of the country, in the areas of Leadership, Electoral System and Disputes Management in electoral process.

The chair of the UN Peacebuilding Commission Guinea-Bissau Configuration (PBC-GB), Mauro Vieira, finished on Thursday, 27, his two-day mission of to the country, with a meeting with President José Mário Vaz, after which he declared to be encouraged in relation to the prospects of solving the crisis.