With the approval of this law, Guinea-Bissau became part of the group of more than 80 countries that adopted corrective and temporary measures to advance women's participation in politics and decision-making.
José Viegas Filho, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Guinea-Bissau and the head of the UN Integrated Peacebuilding Office in the country (UNIOGBIS) called for sustained international support for the West African nation.
RESG Viegas described the efforts made to raise more funds for the 18 november elections, to support the drafting of a Stability Pact, to promote the participation of women and to assist the authorities in combating transnational organized crime in conjunction with UNODC.
“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.