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02 Aug 2017 description

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.

31 Jul 2017 description

It was from this perspective that the National People's Assembly of Guinea-Bissau, on 19 July 2007, established the Organizing Commission of the National Conference. The work of this Commission that has consulted thousands across the country on a possible reconciliation mechanism was strongly supported by former President Malam Bacai Sanha. His death and the coup d’état of 2012 prevented the holding of the national conference.

17 Jul 2017 description
report African Union

Ref:PSC/PR/1(DCXCIX)

Le Conseil de paix et de sécurité (CPS) de l'Union africaine (UA), en sa 699ème réunion, tenue le 11 juillet 2017, a adopté la décision qui suit sur la situation en République de Guinée-Bissau:

Le Conseil,

17 Jul 2017 description
report African Union

The Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU), at its 699th meeting, held on 11 July 2017, adopted the following decision on the situation in Guinea Bissau:

Council,

03 Jul 2017 description

The National Refugee Commission ensures that the country is committed to regularizing the refugee situation, following the commitment made at the high-level meeting held in Geneva in 2011. "We are currently working on the local integration program for refugees and one of our concerns is the nationalization of refugees, to honor the commitment made by the country since 2011 at a high-level meeting on refugees in Geneva.", said Tibna Sambe Na Wana, coordinator of the National Commission for Refugees.

30 Jun 2017 description

Highlights

  • WFP assisted 195,507 people in May through nutrition activities and school meals.

  • WFP participates in Europe Day event.

  • Training of trainers on management of rural associations held with school meals partners.

  • FSNMS surveyors trained and first FSNMS survey of 2017 conducted.

Operational Updates

13 Jun 2017 description

UN human rights report urges comprehensive reform of healthcare system in Guinea-Bissau

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

02 Jun 2017 description

by Ryan Cummings

Guinea-Bissau President José Mário Vaz issued a bullish challenge to opponents on May 19, to convene a sitting of parliament if they believe his government lacked the majority to effect legislation in the historically unstable West African state. The last such sitting came almost 12 months ago, with the hiatus owing to Vaz’s controversial decision to sack former Prime Minister Domingos Simoes Pereira, citing the ineffectiveness of his government.

30 May 2017 description

Entre le 31 mai et le 4 juin, plus de 5 000 agents de santé communautaires et bénévoles distribueront des moustiquaires imprégnées à plus de 2 millions de personnes dans les 1.500 points de distribution dans tout le pays dans la lutte contre le paludisme.

30 May 2017 description
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Between 31 May and June 4th, more than 5,000 community health workers and volunteers will distribute impregnated mosquito nets to over 2 million people at 1,500 distribution points throughout the country in the fight against malaria.

24 May 2017 description

Highlights

  • In April, WFP assisted 195,507 people through nutrition activities and school meals programme.

  • The country office is facing a complete lack of funding for food assistance for assets interventions.

Operational Updates

12 May 2017 description
report UN News Service

12 mai 2017 – Les membres du Conseil de sécurité de l'ONU se sont dits profondément préoccupés par la poursuite de la crise politique et institutionnelle en Guinée-Bissau en raison de l'incapacité des acteurs politiques à parvenir à une solution durable et consensuelle.

12 May 2017 description
report UN Security Council

SC/12818
11 MAY 2017

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Elbio Rosselli (Uruguay):

The members of the Security Council expressed their deep concern over the protracted political and institutional crisis in Guinea-Bissau as a result of the inability of political stakeholders to reach a lasting and consensual solution, leading to the current gridlock.

03 May 2017 description

According to experts, malaria is an endemic disease of stable transmission and high prevalence, cause of many deaths.

According to Paulo Djata, "a lot of progress has been made in the fight against malaria from 2000 to 2015, not only in decreasing the number of cases, but also the number of deaths.

03 May 2017 description

The international community continues to make efforts for dialogue as a way to resolve the Guinean crisis by negotiating with the parties involved in implementing the Conakry Agreement.

For the fulfillment of this agreement, CPLP Executive Secretary, Maria do Carmo Silveira, visited the country 2-6 April in order to listen to different national and international actors about the way out of the political crisis in the country.

12 Apr 2017 description

Highlights

  • In March WFP assisted 195,507 people through nutrition activities and school meals programme.

  • The country office is facing a complete lack of funding for food assistance for assets interventions.

Operational Updates

27 Mar 2017 description

Highlights

  • In February WFP assisted 201,274 people through nutrition activities and the school meals programme.

  • The country office is facing a complete lack of funding for food assistance for assets interventions.

Operational Updates