Guinea Bissau

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UNIOGBIS

United Nations Integrated Peace-building Office in Guinea Bissau (UN-Peacebuilding)
Begin: 01/10

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ECOMIB

ECOWAS Mission in Guinea Bissau

Begin: 04/12

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Political crisis requires continued UN presence, Security Council told (14.02.2018)

The United Nations will need to focus its efforts on supporting Guinea-Bissau’s national leaders in their efforts to appoint an acceptable Prime Minister, establish an inclusive Government, organize and conduct timely elections, and implement the priority reforms, a UN envoy for the West African...

UN, African Union voice concern over protracted political crisis in Guinea-Bissau (03.02.2018)

The top leaders of the African Union and the United Nations on Saturday expressed concern over the prolonged political crisis in Guinea-Bissau, condemning the recent actions taken by the national authorities to prevent a political party from holding its conference.

West African bloc sanctions 20 in Guinea-Bissau over political crisis (26.01.2018)

West African regional bloc ECOWAS hit 20 Guinea-Bissau politicians and businessmen with sanctions, including travel bans and asset freezes, on Tuesday, accusing them of undermining efforts to resolve a prolonged political crisis.

Creating conditions conducive to stability in Guinea-Bissau (13.12.2017)

The conclusions of this weekend’s 52nd Ordinary Summit of the Conference of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) will be decisive in resolving the political deadlock in Guinea-Bissau. Despite the three-month time limit given to Guinea-Bissau...

'Find common ground' for resolution of political crisis – Security Council (13.09.2017)

[…] The causes of instability in Guinea-Bissau remain unaddressed, the Council noted, stressing the need for the Government to continue to take concrete steps in such areas as security sector reform, reinforcing the judicial system's fight against corruption, improving public administration and...

Fresh talks in Guinea-Bissau to end 2-year deadlock (29.06.2017)

Guinea-Bissau's President Jose Mario Vaz was scheduled to meet political parties on Thursday to try to put an end to the country's political crisis. He's been given three months by the West African Economic Community (Ecowas) to find a solution.

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