UN Security Council discusses today situation in Guinea-Bissau
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. It is the first time that the SRSG addresses the Council.
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. Prime Minister Aristides Gomes is due to represent his country at the meeting and a civil society representative, Elisa Maria Tavares Pinto, of the ECOWAS Women, Peace and Security Network, is also expected to speak to the Council via video teleconference, from Bissau. Follow the live session via the UN Web TV: http://webtv.un.org/live/
(* UN SC Session scheduled from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., New York time)
To download the report also on other languages: http://undocs.org/S/2018/771