Bissau, 7 September (UNIOGBIS/PIU) - The Guinean government, in partnership with the World Food Program (WFP) and the European Union (EU) launched today a study to obtain data on the impact of malnutrition in the country.

Women from Bafatá region attending the workshop on women's political participation promised today that they will not vote for parties that do not include women in the top places of the lists, in the upcoming parliamentary election.

The group of five international organizations involved in the peacebuilding process in Guinea-Bissau, known as P5, have once again asked President José Mário Vaz to take action towards political stability, by implementing the Bissau and Conakry agreements.

The headquarters of the Regional Election Commission (CRE) of the Bafatá region was inaugurated on August 3 by the Chair of the Parliament, Cipriano Cassamá, and the Deputy Representative of the UN Secretary General, David McLachlan-Karr who is also responsible for the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Guinea-Bissau.

A training for the technicians of the Regional national Electoral Commissions (CNE) ran from July 24 to 1 August in all regions of the country, in the areas of Leadership, Electoral System and Disputes Management in electoral process.

The chair of the UN Peacebuilding Commission Guinea-Bissau Configuration (PBC-GB), Mauro Vieira, finished on Thursday, 27, his two-day mission of to the country, with a meeting with President José Mário Vaz, after which he declared to be encouraged in relation to the prospects of solving the crisis.