Guinea Bissau: Cautious Support Ahead of PollsAhead of presidential and legislative elections in November, a senior United Nations envoy says major reforms are necessary in order for the process to be seen as free and fair.
VOA, 11 July 2013
A senior United Nations envoy says major reforms are necessary in Guinea-Bissau for elections due in November to be seen as free and fair. Among the reforms are steps toward… Read more »
Polling station on November 16 of the 2008 elections.
Guinea Bissau: Waiting for Elections
Deutsche Welle, 10 April 2013
It has been a year now since the military staged a coup in Guinea-Bissau forcing the then Prime Minister Carlos Gomes Júnior into exile in Lisbon, Portugal. Read more »
Ecowas, 22 June 2013
Council takes note of the gradual progress in the drive towards achieving stability in Guinea Bissau, which contributes in strengthening the transition process in the country. In… Read more »
Guinea Bissau: Politicians, Military 'Undermine Stability'
UNIRIN, 5 June 2013
The small West African country of Guinea-Bissau is slated to hold fresh polls later this year after yet another coup, but opposition to security sector reform (SSR) by some in the… Read more »
UN, 9 May 2013
The formidable social, economic and security challenges facing Guinea-Bissau following its May 2012 coup d'état were not insurmountable, the Secretary-General's Special… Read more »
UN News, 9 May 2013
The mandate of the United Nations political mission in Guinea-Bissau, which last year underwent a military coup, should be adjusted to support a two-phase process for the full… Read more »
Opposition to security sector reform, as well as the military's interference in politics, could jeopardize a return to stability in Guinea Bissau, analysts warn. The country is ... Read more »