Insights: Guinea-Bissau

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    Briefing and Consultations on Guinea-Bissau

    Tomorrow (14 June), the Council will receive a briefing via video-teleconference from Modibo Touré, the Secretary-General’s Special Representative and head of the UN Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Guinea-Bissau (UNIOGBIS). The AU Special Representative to Guinea-Bissau, Ovidio Pequeno, may also brief...

    posted on MON 13 JUN 2016
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    Dispatches from the Field: Meetings in Guinea-Bissau on the Political Crisis

    Bissau (7 March) – Security Council members were in Guinea-Bissau today for the third day of their visiting mission to West Africa. They arrived later than expected as their plane was diverted to Dakar due to heavy fog. As a...

    posted on MON 7 MAR 2016
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    Council Visiting Mission to West Africa

    Tomorrow Council members will begin a visiting mission to Mali, Guinea Bissau and Senegal. This will be the Council’s third visit for both Guinea Bissau (2003 and 2004) and Mali (2000 and 2014), and its first to Senegal, where the...

    posted on THU 3 MAR 2016
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    Mandate Renewal of UNIOGBIS and Guinea-Bissau Political Crisis

    Tomorrow (26 February), the Security Council will adopt a resolution renewing the mandate of the UN Integrated Peacebuilding Office for Guinea-Bissau (UNIOGBIS) for a year. Senegal circulated an initial draft on 19 February. Following an expert level meeting on 22...

    posted on THU 25 FEB 2016
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    Briefing and Consultations on Guinea-Bissau’s Political Crisis

    Tomorrow morning (28 August), the Security Council will have its biannual briefing, on Guinea-Bissau which will be followed by consultations. Miguel Trovoada, the Head of the UN Integrated Peacebuilding Support Office in Guinea-Bissau (UNIOGBIS), will present the Secretary-General’s 13 August...

    posted on THU 27 AUG 2015
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    Council to Discuss Guinea-Bissau Political Crisis

    Tomorrow (14 August), Council members will receive a briefing from Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs Taye-Brook Zerihoun in consultations; on the political crisis in Guinea-Bissau. The briefing follows the decision by Guinea-Bissau President José Mário Vaz on Wednesday night (12...

    posted on THU 13 AUG 2015
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    Adoption of Resolution Renewing the UN’s Peacebuilding Mission in Guinea-Bissau

    The Council will adopt a resolution tomorrow morning (18 February), renewing the mandate of the UN Integrated Peace-building Mission in Guinea-Bissau (UNIOGBIS) until 29 February 2016. Following a briefing and consultations on 5 February with the Secretary-General’s Special Representative and...

    posted on TUE 17 FEB 2015
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    Briefing and Consultations on Guinea-Bissau

    Tomorrow afternoon (18 November), the Security Council will be briefed on Guinea-Bissau by Miguel Trovoada, the Secretary-General’s Special Representative and head of the UN Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Guinea-Bissau (UNIOGBIS). (This will be Trovoada’s first briefing since assuming his position...

    posted on MON 17 NOV 2014
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    Guinea-Bissau Briefing and Consultations

    On Monday afternoon (19 May), Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Guinea-Bissau José Ramos-Horta will brief the Security Council, followed by consultations. Council members will be considering the Secretary-General’s quarterly report on the restoration of constitutional order in Guinea-Bissau (S/2014/332),...

    posted on FRI 16 MAY 2014
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    Briefing by Political Affairs Head on Guinea-Bissau Elections

    In consultations this morning under “Any Other Business”, the Council expects to receive a briefing from Under-Secretary General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman on preparations for presidential and legislative elections in Guinea-Bissau, which are scheduled for 13 April. The elections,...

    posted on THU 3 APR 2014
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    Guinea-Bissau Briefing and Consultations Focus on Upcoming Elections

    Tomorrow morning (26 February), the Security Council will be briefed by José Ramos-Horta, the Secretary-General’s Special Representative to Guinea-Bissau(via video teleconference from Bissau) and by Ambassador Antonio Patriota (Brazil), chair of the Peacebuilding Commission’s Guinea-Bissau configuration. Ramos-Horta will focus on...

    posted on TUE 25 FEB 2014
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    Guinea-Bissau Presidential Statement

    The Security Council is set to adopt a presidential statement on Guinea-Bissau on Monday (9 December). Togo, as penholder on Guinea-Bissau, expressed its intention to seek a presidential statement last week and circulated a first draft on 30 November. It...

    posted on FRI 6 DEC 2013
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    Guinea-Bissau Briefing and Consultations

    Tomorrow afternoon (26 November), the Security Council expects to receive a briefing from the Special Representative of the Secretary-General to Guinea-Bissau Jose Ramos Horta on the two reports of the Secretary-General on the restoration of constitutional order (S/2013/680) and on...

    posted on MON 25 NOV 2013
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    Consultations and Press Statement on Guinea-Bissau

    On Thursday (5 September), Council members were briefed and held consultations with José Ramos-Horta, Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the UN Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Guinea-Bissau (UNIOGBIS). Following the consultations Togo, the penholder on Guinea-Bissau, indicated that...

    posted on MON 9 SEP 2013
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    Renewal of UN Mission Mandate in Guinea-Bissau

    Tomorrow, 22 May, the Security Council is scheduled to adopt a resolution extending the mandate of the UN Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Guinea-Bissau (UNIOGBIS) for a period of one year. The current authorisation of UNIOGBIS is due to expire on...

    posted on TUE 21 MAY 2013