Insights: Guinea-Bissau

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    Renewal of the Guinea-Bissau Mission Mandate

    The Security Council is expected to adopt a resolution renewing the mandate of the UN Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Guinea-Bissau (UNIOGBIS) tomorrow morning (22 February) for a period of three months, as recommended by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in his 11...

    posted on THU 21 FEB 2013
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    Guinea-Bissau Briefings

    Tomorrow morning (11 December), Council members are scheduled to receive a briefing in consultations from Joseph Mutaboba, Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the UN Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Guinea-Bissau (UNIOGBIS). The Special Representative is likely to focus...

    posted on MON 10 DEC 2012
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    Possible Press Statement on Guinea-Bissau

    This afternoon Security Council members may release a press statement on Guinea-Bissau which was put under silence procedure last night (26 July). It appears that there are expectations that Togo may have some amendments to the draft, but at press...

    posted on FRI 27 JUL 2012
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    Annual UNSC Meeting with AU Peace and Security Council

    Tomorrow (13 June), Security Council members and the African Union Peace and Security Council (AU PSC) are scheduled to hold their 6th annual consultative meeting, taking place in New York. (The previous consultations took place in Addis Ababa on 21...

    posted on TUE 12 JUN 2012
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    Consultations on Guinea-Bissau

    Today (5 June) Council members will be given an update on the situation in Guinea-Bissau by Tayé-Brook Zerihoun, Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs. (This is in line with resolution 2048 of 18 May, which besides imposing a travel ban on...

    posted on TUE 5 JUN 2012
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    Negotiations on a Guinea-Bissau Sanctions Resolution

    Negotiations on a draft resolution on Guinea-Bissau introduced by Portugal on Monday (14 April) continued today but it appears that some issues of contention remain. The draft seeks to impose targeted sanctions on leaders of the Military Command which seized...

    posted on THU 17 MAY 2012
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    Mali and Guinea-Bissau Consultations

    On Friday (11 May), Said Djinnit, the Secretary-General’s Special Representative and head of the UN Office for West Africa (UNOWA), will brief Council members in consultations on Mali and Guinea-Bissau. Djinnit is expected to discuss the two situations from the...

    posted on THU 10 MAY 2012
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    Briefing and Consultations on Guinea-Bissau

    On Monday (7 May), there will be a public briefing on Guinea-Bissau followed by Council consultations. Joseph Mutaboba, the Secretary-General’s Special Representative in Guinea-Bissau and head of the UN Integrated Office for Peacebuilding in Guinea-Bissau (UNIOGBIS), is expected to brief...

    posted on FRI 4 MAY 2012
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    Briefing and Consultations on Guinea-Bissau

    This afternoon (19 April), the Council is scheduled to receive a briefing on Guinea-Bissau followed by closed consultations among members. It seems the Council will hear from three foreign ministers: Mamadú Saliu Jaló Pires of Guinea-Bissau (who was out of...

    posted on THU 19 APR 2012
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    Press Statement on Guinea-Bissau

    Council members were briefed this morning (13 April) by the Secretariat on the situation in Guinea-Bissau. They were told that the military had arrested the former Prime Minister, Carlos Gomes Júnior, and the interim President, Raimundo Pereira. (Gomes is tipped...

    posted on FRI 13 APR 2012
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    Guinea-Bissau Briefing and Consultations

    On Wednesday (28 March), Joseph Mutaboba, the Secretary-General’s Special Representative in Guinea-Bissau, is scheduled to brief the Council via video-conference on recent developments in the country. This will be followed by consultations among Council members. Mutaboba’s briefing is likely to...

    posted on TUE 27 MAR 2012
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    DPA Briefing on Emerging Issues

    Tomorrow morning (10 February) Council members will receive their monthly briefing on emerging issues by the head of the Department of Political Affairs, B. Lynn Pascoe. It seems Pascoe is likely to focus on Mali, Maldives and Guinea-Bissau. It is...

    posted on THU 9 FEB 2012
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    Resolutions on Central African Republic, Guinea-Bissau

    The Council is scheduled to adopt several resolutions tomorrow (Wednesday, 21 December), including on the mandate renewal of the UN Integrated Peacebuilding Office in the Central African Republic (BINUCA). (On 14 December, Margaret Vogt—head of BINUCA—briefed the Council following the...

    posted on TUE 20 DEC 2011
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    Council briefing on Guinea-Bissau

    Joseph Mutaboba, the Secretary-General’s Special Representative and head of the UN’s office in Guinea-Bissau (UNIOGBIS), will brief the Council tomorrow morning (Thursday, 3 November). He is likely to focus on developments in the country and issues raised in the recent...

    posted on WED 2 NOV 2011
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    Insights on February’s Programme of Work

    Council members met today to discuss February’s Programme of Work. This month Brazil has the presidency and the Council could have around 15 days of scheduled meetings. Most of the items will be briefings or consultations. One open debate is...

    posted on WED 2 FEB 2011