2018 brings renewed hope with the upcoming elections, a good economic growth outlook and the reiterated commitment of the international community to continue assisting the country and its people.
The fortnight began on 1 December and ended on the 15th. It was marked by a series of activities, which included the launch of the National Network of Human Rights Defenders (RNDDH), which already has 43 organizations.
This year's theme is "Do not Leave Anyone Back: End Violence Against Women and Girls." As in previous years, the UNITE campaign to end violence against women invites everyone to "Turn the World Orange," using the color of the campaign to symbolize for a better future without violence.
Expressing its deep concern at the continuing political crisis in the country and the demonstrations, the resulting police repression, the delegation has urged the parties to respect public freedoms, including the right to demonstrate peacefully.
The open day activities that took place at UNIOGBIS consisted of a photo exhibition on the work of the UN in country and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, questions and answers on the history of the Organization and discussion with UN staff over their experience working for the Organization.
The one-day consultation organized by the Secretariat of State for Communities in collaboration with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) was funded by the European Union under the initiative for the protection and reintegration of migrants in Guinea-Bissau (EUTF- IOM) to address th
During the two-day meeting, the group of more than 100 participants from 11 different political parties discussed how to communicate political agendas and what tools and strategies to use to communicate their party's vision for the country and to express it in a language clear and simple, underst