“The holding of timely and credible elections is of paramount importance at this juncture,” said José Viegas Filho, Special Representative of the Secretary‑General and Head of the United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Guinea‑Bissau Bissau (UNIOGBIS). Citing an overall calm situation
Ambassador Anatolio Ndong Mba (Equatorial Guinea), as Chairman of the Guinea-Bissau Sanctions Committee in 2048, and Ambassador Mauro Vieira (Brazil), Chair of the Guinea-Bissau Peacebuilding Commission a brief communication.
The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General and head of the UN Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Guinea-Bissau (UNIOGBIS), José Viegas Filho, will present today at 3 pm*, Bissau time, the report of the Secretary-General on the situation in the country before the UN Security Council.
During a wreath-laying ceremony in New York, the current UN chief António Guterres led staff members in paying respects to the mild-mannered diplomat from Ghana who rose through the UN system to become its seventh leader in January 1997, serving two consecutive five-year terms.
The training aimed to strengthen the Armed Forces as democratic institutions, enhance their capacity as a state organ to function effectively and constitutionally, assist the military in the promotion and protection of human rights and support them to incorporate gender perspective in their plann
The law was unanimously voted by the 81 MPs present. The National Assembly (ANP) thus concluded two days of discussion under the leadership of the chairman of the Specialized Commission for Women and Children, Ms. Martina Moniz.
The Parliament of Guinea-Bissau today, 2 August, unanimously passed a law to ensure a minimum quota of 36% of women’s representation to be respected in elections or appointments to the National Assembly and Local Governments, with a view to achieving parity.
“We now see a normalization of politics, in the Parliament, in the government, which is generally fully functioning and another important step is taken towards total normalization that will be the next November elections,” Mauro Vieira said on 26 July at the end of his two-day visit.
At the end of the day, the group recommended, inter alia, support for transformative reforms in the defense, security and justice sectors, investment in training political and administrative actors on the impact of drug trafficking and consumption on governance and society, revitalize the Nationa