Most Bissau-Guineans outside the capital maintain that UNIOGBIS has played its part, but the context is increasingly changing. Therefore, they believe that the Office should have a new mandate and a more interventive attitude and “not stay in the shadow”.

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.

Over the last three decades, the United Nations has celebrated July 11 as World Population Day, always under a particular theme, to alert the world about the urgency and importance of population issues in a world with limited resources.

World Refugee Day was marked on Tuesday, June 20, this year under the theme: "With refugees. Today, more than ever, we must be on the side of refugees”. In Guinea-Bissau, the date was celebrated in S. Domingos in the north of the country where the largest group of refugees who fled the conflict in Casamança several years ago.

The UN Report released this month in Geneva, Switzerland, and presented on Friday in Bissau reveals that the implementation of the right to health in Guinea- Bissau faces enormous challenges and calls for a comprehensive reform of the local health system.

The Report was discussed and analyzed today at the Government Palace in Bissau in a meeting on international recommendations on human rights

13 Jun 2017

Since the onset of the crisis in the country, about two years ago, many efforts have been made by the international community, calling on the parties to engage in a sincere and inclusive dialogue, mediating and promoting meetings both internally and externally seeking a long-lasting solution to the crisis.