This initiative is part of the larger study “Cost of Hunger in Africa” (COHA), a continental initiative led by the Commission of the African Union and supported by the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and NEPAD.
The pledge was made at the end of the meeting to promote women's political participation in the process of inclusive dialogue and protection of human rights, which took place between 30 and 31 August in Bafatá.
Only by fulfilling the minimum conditions of the Conakry Agreement could Guinea-Bissau make progress towards breaking its years-long political crisis, the Secretary-General’s Special Representative told the Security Council today, calling for better coordinated, sustained international invo
This is the view of citizens in the regions outside the capital the country, especially Buba and Bafatá, in relation to another UN Secretary-General's Semiannual Report on the situation in Guinea-Bissau and the implementation of UNIOGBIS mandate in this country, which the Special Representative o
The five international organizations represented in Bissau, including the AU, ECOWAS, CPLP, the European Union and the United Nations, reported in a communiqueé issued on 17 August, that they met "in Bissau on Wednesday 2 August and on Friday 4 August 2017 to assess the current political situatio
David McLachlan-Karr, explained that UNDP financed this project with a view to equip the CNE with regional structures that would be able to safely host the logistical resources of the electoral operations and to allow the reduction of the costs related to the rental of private houses.
The training, given by CNE's senior technicians and financed entirely by UNIOGBIS, addressed issues such as electoral management and electoral bodies, voter registration, litigation and offense in the electoral register and the Bissau-Guinean electoral system.
"I finish my mission today, I am encouraged by the conversations I had with all the different actors and, above all, with today’s second round of negotiations facilitated by the Association of Guinean Women for Mediation and Facilitation of the political crisis.
This year, the theme "Family Planning: Empowering People, Developing Nations" was chosen to draw attention to the fact that around 225 million women worldwide who wish to avoid pregnancy are not using safe and secure family planning methods.