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Guinea-Bissau spotlights threats of organized crime, Sahel terrorism in speech to UN Assembly

New York: Organized criminal networks continue to pose a threat to Guinea-Bissau and undermine stability in the West African nation, Foreign Minister Suzi Barbosa said in her speech on Saturday to the UN General Assembly.

‘All efforts must be made’ to ensure peaceful elections for Guinea-Bissau, Security Council hears

New York: Since the inauguration of Guinea-Bissau’s new Government in July, the political arena has been dominated by preparation for presidential elections, the assistant chief for UN peacekeeping operations in Africa told the Security Council on Tuesday, briefing members on the state of the nation, and the UN peacebuilding office there (UNIOGBIS).

Guinea-Bissau ready for ‘peaceful, free and fair' legislative election on Sunday, says UN

New York, Mar 10 (IBNS): After months of preparation, on the day before casting their ballots, Guinean voters are all set for a “peaceful, free and fair” national election, the United Nations said on Saturday.

Guinea-Bissau needs ‘genuinely free and fair elections’ to break cycle of instability

New York, Dec 28 (IBNS): Unless political actors in Guinea-Bissau demonstrate renewed good faith to hold “genuinely free and fair elections,” the country is set to face a continuous cycle of instability, the United Nations Security Council warned on Thursday.

Guinea-Bissau: Sustaining economic growth requires political stability, says UN envoy

New York, Feb 15 (Just Earth News): In the face of continued political crisis in Guinea-Bissau, a more sustained and well-coordinated approach is required to sustain economic gains, said the United Nations envoy for the country, calling for “faithful” implementation of a regionally-brokered road-map.