“The current situation calls for innovative strategies to deliver services and support the resilient population of Guinea-Bissau,” Modibo Touré, the Secretary-General’s Special Representative and head of the UN Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Guinea-Bissau (UNIOGBIS) said today in his first br
Political scientist and INEP researcher, Rui Jorge Semedo, explains that "the political problems facing the country today have their primary causes on the current political context of the PAIGC, but much more than that, it is a problem that comes far from the independence of the Guinea-Bissau and
The Secretary-General is “deeply concerned” over the situation in Guinea-Bissau following the President’s decision to appoint a new Prime Minister and the subsequent protests in opposition to that move, said a statement issued by Mr
Opening his remarks, Mr. Zerihoun informed the Security Council that President Vaz appointed Mr. Baciro Djá as Prime Minister, which triggered protesters to stone the Presidential Palace. The situation was calm after military and police intervened.
The country was thus faced with the need to stop, review and reflect on their political and social history and design a new step in its full progress through a reconciliation process that was baptized - Paths to Peace and Development Consolidation.
In light of resolutions A/ RES/70/262 and S / RES / 2282 (2016) on the review of the Peacebuilding architecture, PBC urges Member States to make good use of resources to ensure the continuity of ECOMIB, in order to help Guinea-Bissau avoid a relapse into tensions.
Bissau, 3 May 2016 - Participants in the two-day talks on stability - "No Mistida i Stability" (we want stability, in Creole) which took place on 27-28 March at the National Assembly in Bissau, organized by UNIOGBIS, recommended that the organs of sovereignty and the nation’s res
The conference took place at the regional UNIOGBIS Office, inaugurated on the same day by the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General –SRSG- for Guinea-Bissau, Miguel Trovoada, in the presence of the Minister of Internal Affairs of Guinea-Bissau, Luis Manuel
Mr. Touré replaces Miguel Trovoada of São Tome and Principe, who completed his assignment on 30 April 2016. The Secretary-General is grateful for Mr. Trovoada’s leadership and for the accomplishments of the Mission during his tenure at UNIOGBIS.