Guinea Bissau

Current Operations


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

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ECOWAS Mission in Guinea Bissau

Begin: 04/12

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Guinea Bissau's dominant party to boycott new government (28.11.2016)

Guinea Bissau's dominant political party on Monday rejected President Jose Mario Vaz's newly-appointed prime minister and said it would refuse to join his new government, likely extending a year-long political paralysis.

Gridlocked Guinea Bissau names fifth PM in a year (19.11.2016)

Guinea Bissau named its fifth prime minister in a year on Friday as the coup-ridden West African country struggled to end months of political gridlock.

Guinea Bissau president says he will dissolve government (15.11.2016)

Guinea Bissau's president this week said he would dissolve the government and appoint another soon, as part of a plan to end political deadlock that has gripped the country for over a year.

Police break up protests against Guinea-Bissau president (06.11.2016)

Police in Guinea-Bissau's capital used tear gas to disperse hundreds of protesters demanding fresh elections on Saturday as a regional mission pushed for the implementation of a deal to end a year-long political crisis.

Security Council welcomes initiative to end political crisis in Guinea-Bissau (21.10.2016)

The United Nations Security Council has welcomed a recent inclusive dialogue, convened in Conakry, by Alpha Condé, the President of Guinea, that involved political leaders, civil society and religious communities of Guinea-Bissau as part of a regional efforts to end the political crisis in the...

Ban welcomes start of Guinea-Bissau talks (11.10.2016)

Welcoming the start of an inclusive dialogue among political leaders, civil society and religious communities of Guinea-Bissau today, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon encouraged all the parties to engage in constructive discussions and “seize this opportunity for a favourable outcome”...