The United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Guinea-Bissau-UNIOGBIS- supports and organizes the meeting with the collaboration of civil society organizations and international facilitators.
"The renewal of UNIOGBIS mandate is very important for the country, given that it plays an important role - to truly reconcile Guineans, I witness the efforts of UNIOGBIS representatives who have passed in the country, and they have given their best to help solve the Guinean political crisis ",
Under its renewed mandate, which will begin on 1 March 2016 until 28 February 2017,UNIOGBIS will continue to focus on supporting an inclusive political dialogue and national reconciliation process to strengthen democratic governance and work toward
The United Nations Security Council today extended the mandate of the UN Integrated Peace-Building Office in Guinea-Bissau, known as UNIOGBIS, for an additional 12 months so that it can continue to assist the country in its path towards peace and reform.
The drawn-out political crisis in Guinea-Bissau is taking a toll on development and the situation could get worse in the absence of “a frank and sincere dialogue” involving all parties concerned, Miguel Trovoada, the Secretary-General’s Special Representative and Head
The PBC underscores that this situation has been negatively impacting on the functioning of the State, including the disruption of vital social services to the population.