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27 Nov 2013 description
report UN Security Council
According to a UN official, progress in achieving stability in the country remains “frustratingly slow” amid electoral delays and a generalized climate of fear.
16 Aug 2013 description
report IRIN
More than 700 people have been sickened by cholera in Guinea-Bissau. Isolated health centres, insufficient medical personnel and detrimental traditional beliefs have contributed to the prevalence.
18 Jul 2013 description
report IRIN
A June rapid food security assessment in seven of the country's nine regions found that only 8 percent of those interviewed had cereal stocks to last one and a half months.
08 May 2013 description
report IRIN
Development funding dried up after the 12 April 2012 coup d’état, leaving infrastructure projects and basic services at a standstill, but aid funding was supposedly untouched.
26 Sep 2012 description
report UN General Assembly
PBC/88 Peacebuilding Commission High-level Meeting (PM) Secretary-General Says Peacebuilding is Bridge from Devastation to Prosperity; Global Pledge to Support Peacebuilding Commission, Says Chair, Yet to Bear Fruit Heads of State and Government and other high officials of the nations that made...
30 May 2012 description
Introduction Several weeks after a military coup that deposed the civilian government in Guinea-Bissau, Amnesty International remains concerned at the continued attacks on human rights and the suppression of freedoms including freedom of expression and the press, assembly and movement. ...
08 May 2012 description
report UN Security Council
CS/10638 Conseil de sécurité 6766e séance – matin Au cours d’une réunion d’information tenue ce matin, le Conseil de sécurité a entendu les propositions de la Commission économique des États de l’Afrique de l’Ouest (CEDEAO) pour sortir la Guinée-Bissau de la crise, dont...
23 Apr 2012 description
report IRIN
DAKAR-BISSAU, 23 April 2012 (IRIN) - Development, democracy and stability gains in Guinea-Bissau have suffered a major setback following the military takeover in Guinea-Bissau on 12 April. The UN Security Council has threatened sanctions; and the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries (CPLC)...
21 Apr 2012 description
report UN Security Council
Susan E. Rice U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations U.S. Mission to the United Nations New York, NY April 21, 2012 NOTE: This is issued in the United States’ capacity as president of the UN Security Council The Security Council recalls its Press Statement SC/10607 of 13 April...
20 Apr 2012 description
report UN Security Council
SC/10614 Security Council 6754th Meeting (PM) Might Have Been Prevented with Quicker Resources for Security Sector Reform; Foreign Minister Says ‘Wave of Persecution and Fear’ Gripped Nation After Incident It was clearly a political-military coup and an act of military insubordination to...
13 Apr 2012 description
A military takeover in Guinea-Bissau underscores the country’s serious unresolved human rights concerns, Amnesty International said today. Ongoing tensions within Guinea-Bissau’s military bubbled over on Thursday night and today when members of the armed forces placed parts of the capital...
01 Feb 2012 description
Geneva, 1 February 2012 – Guinea-Bissau has become the latest country to declare that it has cleared all known mined areas according to its obligations under the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention, or Ottawa Convention. “Guinea-Bissau is proud to declare that all areas under its jurisdiction or...
28 Dec 2011 description
report UN News Service
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today condemned the use of force to settle differences in Guinea-Bissau and called for the respect of the lawful civilian authorities in the West African country. Media reports indicated that Guinea-Bissau’s navy commander has been arrested after disturbances...
30 May 2011 description
The Special Representatives of the United Nations Secretary General in West Africa today called on international community to support the implementation of the Security Sector Reform and stabilization roadmap in Guinea-Bissau. During their twentieth high-level consultation in Dakar in order to...