The UN Security Council today will discuss the situation in Guinea-Bissau and a Special report of the Secretary-General on the strategic assessment of the United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Guinea-Bissau which recommends the exit of the Office by the end of 2020.

The United Nations system in Guinea-Bissau marked the 73rd anniversary of the creation of the world organization with a two-day forum under the theme "A shared vision for the sustainable development of Guinea-Bissau-United Nations Partnership Agreement Framework (UNPAF)".

The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General in Guinea-Bissau (SRSG), Jose Viegas Filho, was on the ground today to see by himself the ongoing voter registration. SRSG Filho went to Bra neighborhood in Bissau talking to future electors and to those in charge at the registration on the site.

The registration process is underway in Guinea-Bissau, despite the difficulties. With about 150 teams on the ground, the Electoral Process Support Office (GTAPE) has already managed to register more than 30,000 voters.