Guinea Bissau: Cautious Support Ahead of Polls
Ahead 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.
Polling station on November 16 of the 2008 elections.
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 »
Communique of the ECOWAS Council of Ministers On the Transition Process in Guinea Bissau
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 »
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 »
Only Restoration of Constitutional Order, Post-Electoral State-Building Will Lift Guinea-Bissau From 'Deep Hole', Secretary-General's Envoy Tells Security Council
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 »
Ban Recommends Adjustment in UN Mission in Guinea-Bissau to Help Restore Order, Stability
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 »
The special envoy of the United Nations Mission in Guinea-Bissau, Jose Ramos-Horta, has called for elections to be held by the end of the year in the country that has been plagued ... 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 »
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