More Than â‚¬1 Billion Pledged in Support for Fresh Start of Guinea-Bissau
[PR Newswire] Brussels -Pledges amounting to over ?1 billion were announced at the International Conference in support of Guinea-Bissau in Brussels, which the European Union hosted on Wednesday together with the Government of Guinea-Bissau and the UN Development Programme (UNDP). The pledges, finalised last night, came from more than 70 delegations from all over the world. They include ?160 million that will be provided by the EU.
Development Partners Renew Funding
[UNDP] International development partners pledged today over 1 billion Euros to support Guinea-Bissau's social and economic development.
Guinea-Bissau Sympathizes With Flood Victims of Lobito
[ANGOP] Luanda -A message of solidarity with the victims of the rains in Lobito (Benguela), which took place on 11 March, was sent by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Communities, Mario Lopes da Rosa, to his Angolan counterpart, Georges Chikoti.
Supporting Guinea Bissau's Fresh Start to a More Prosperous Future
[World Bank] Washington -The World Bank Group announced today that it is resuming development operations in the West African nation of Guinea Bissau. The announcement came during a discussion by the Bank's Board of Executive Directors on the future of its relationship with Guinea Bissau after the Bank suspended operations following a military coup.
Algeria Expresses Political Support for Lasting Stabilization of Guinea-Bissau
[Algerie Presse Service] Brussels -Algeria has expressed Wednesday its political support for the lasting stabilization of Guinea-Bissau, the consolidation of the democratic transition and the economic recovery of the country.
Security Sector Reform - an Opportunity Not to Be Missed
[ICG] Guinea-Bissau's international partners will meet in Brussels on 25 March to examine, among other things, the crucial issue of security sector reform (SSR).
AU, Ecowas, EU and United Nations Joint Security Sector Assessment Mission to Guinea-Bissau
[African Union] Bissau -An African Union (AU) led Joint Security Sector Assessment Mission (JAM) to Guinea-Bissau was conducted on 2 - 12 March 2015. The mission was carried out upon request by the Government of Guinea-Bissau, and comprised of representatives from the AU, the United Nations (UN), the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the European Union (EU), the African Security Sector Network (ASSN) and the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries (CPLP). The mission was led by Ambassador Ovidio Pequeno, Spec
Security Forces 'Biggest Threat' to Free Speech in West Africa - MFWA
[LINA] State security forces, mainly police, military and security intelligence officers, are the leading violators of the right to freedom of expression in West Africa, a sub-regional report says.
Angola - Guinean Foreign Minister Ends Visit in Angola
[ANGOP] Luanda -The minister of the Foreign Affairs of Guinea-Bissau, MÃ¡rio Lopes Rosa, ended on Friday his three-day visit in Angola, aimed to discuss with authorities of Angola issues related to the cooperation relations between the two countries.