13 June 2009 - Under-Secretary-General B. Lynn Pascoe today underscored the United Nations and international community willingness to help Guinea-Bissau people and government moving forward.
9 June 2009 - The Security Council today spoke out against the recent killings of top political figures in Guinea-Bissau, serving as a "tragic setback" to the West African nation which has been rocked by a series of civil conflicts, coups d'état and uprisings in recent decades.
5 June 2009 - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has voiced his concern at the "emerging pattern of killings" of high profile personalities in Guinea-Bissau, where a presidential candidate and a member of parliament were gunned down today, just months after the country's president and his chief of sta
New York - The Secretary-General is dismayed by the news of the assassinations of a candidate in the forthcoming presidential elections in Guinea Bissau, Mr. Baciro Dabo, and of a Member of Parliament and former Minister of Defense, Mr. Helder Proenca, along with others.
Bissau - The UN has learned with consternation about the murder of Mr. Baciro Dabó, former Minister of Territorial Administration and a candidate in the forthcoming presidential elections, and the Member of Parliament, Mr. Helder Proença, and two other persons on 5 June.
Ouagadougou - The ECOWAS Mediation and Security Council has recommended measures to strengthen the security apparatus in Guinea Bissau and protect the President and national institutions in the country.
Bissau - We have just concluded a meeting convened by the Representative of the Secretary-General to discuss the attacks last night against President João Bernardo Vieira that were directed at his official Residence.