In her first week in office, the UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General to Guinea-Bissau, Ms. Rosine Hadizatou Sori-Coulibaly met the national authorities and will continue her courtesy visits to national and international partners in Guinea-Bissau.

Since the inauguration of Guinea-Bissau’s new Government in July, the political arena has been dominated by preparation for presidential elections, the assistant chief for UN peacekeeping operations in Africa told the Security Council on Tuesday, briefing members on the state of the nation, and the UN peacebuilding office there (UNIOGBIS).

The Human Rights Section of the United Nations Integrated Office for Peacebuilding in Guinea-Bissau (UNIOGBIS), in partnership with the National Defense Institute (IDN), organizes the workshop for instructors from the Armed Forces and employees of the National Institute of Defense from 20 to 23 August in Bissau.

World Humanitarian Day honors aid workers around the world who risk their own lives to help save and improve the lives of others.

the United Nations Integrated Office for Peacebuilding in Guinea-Bissau, UNIOGBIS, through its Combatting Drug Trafficking and Organized Crime component (CDTOC), conducted a criminal investigation training seminar in Santo Domingo for 10 agents of the defense and security forces of the Cacheu region.

What is the difference between a migrant and a refugee? What are the reasons that motivate a person to leave his/her country? Journalists and journalism students participated on Tuesday 13 August in a seminar on Media and Migrations, teaching them how to address these issues.