Tension and Uncertainty Ahead of Polls
[ISS]The African Union's Peace and Security Council (PSC) certainly has a lot on its plate. With the war in South Sudan, the escalating crisis in the Central African Republic (CAR) and major challenges in North Africa, the 14 members of the PSC have more than enough to keep themselves busy.
Independent UN Expert Urges Guinea-Bissau to Address Critical Needs of the Poorest
[UN News]An independent United Nations human rights expert today called on authorities in Guinea-Bissau to address the critical needs of the poorest and most marginalized members of society as she wrapped up her first official visit to the West African nation.
European Union and World Food Programme Sign Agreement to Enhance Food and Nutrition in Guinea-Bissau
[WFP]On 28 February 2014, in Bissau, Ambassador JoaquĂn GonzĂˇlez-Ducay, Head of the Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Guinea-Bissau, and Mr. Ussama Osman, Country Director and Representative of the World Food Programme (WFP), participated in a signing ceremony to recognize a contribution agreement for the amount of 5 million Euro (about USD 6.8 million) in the framework of the implementation of the programme "Integrated Actions in Nutrition and Agricultural Development" (UE-AINDA
Success of Upcoming Elections Critical to Guinea-Bissau's Future Economic, Social Stability, Security Council Told
[UN]Special Representative of Secretary-General Delivers Briefing as Members Also Hear from Peacebuilding, Regional Actors
Security Council Press Statement On Guinea-Bissau
[UN]The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Raimonda MurmokaitĂ„Â— ( Lithuania):
Guinea-Bissau Urged to Keep Up Momentum Ahead of Delayed Vote - Security Council
[UN News]The United Nations Security Council urged Guinea-Bissau and the international community to redouble efforts aimed at preparing for the long delayed elections which have been postponed yet again, and reiterated that they are willing to use targeted sanctions against civilian and military individuals who undermine efforts to restore the constitutional order.
Defense Chiefs to Meet Over Guinea Bissau Security
[VOA]West African defense chiefs will meet in Guinea Bissau on Tuesday to discuss bolstering security in the region in general, and in Guinea Bissau in particular, according to a high ranking official. The group already has 700 security officials in the country.
WB Continues Support for Health, Education, Roads and Water in Poorest Communities
[World Bank]Washington -The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors has approved support to Guinea-Bissau to continue community-driven development in rural areas and to preserve and expand essential health and education services for the country's poorest people.
UN Special Representative on Restoring Democracy
[Chatham House]The World Today, Volume 70, Number 1