Guinea Bissau

Guinea-Bissau : Japan, on the presidential election in Guinea-Bissau

  Statement by the Press Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, on the presidential election in Guinea-Bissau TOKYO, Japan, May 26, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — 1. Japan welcomes the fact that the second round voting for the presidential election in the Republic of Guinea-Bissau took place on May 18 in a peaceful manner.┬áJapan […]

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Secretary-General welcomes large voter turnout in Guinea-Bissau run-off vote

  Photo by Radio Nederland Wereldomroep NEW YORK, May 20, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:   The Secretary-General welcomes the generally peaceful and orderly conduct of yesterday’s run-off presidential election in Guinea-Bissau. Once again, Bissau-Guineans have demonstrated their commitment to peace […]

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Guinea-Bissau : Statement by Catherine Ashton representative

  Statement by the Spokesperson of the EU High Representative Catherine Ashton following the second round of the presidential election in Guinea-Bissau BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, May 20, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — In the context of the second round of the presidential election in Guinea Bissau, the Spokesperson of the High Representative for Foreign […]

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Guinea-Bissau : Secretary-General appoints Marco Camagnani special representative

  SECRETARY-GENERAL APPOINTS MARCO CARMIGNANI OF BRAZIL DEPUTY SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE IN GUINEA-BISSAU NEW YORK, May 9, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced today the appointment of Marco Carmignani of Brazil as his Deputy Special Representative (Political) with the United Nations Peacebuilding Support Office in Guinea-Bissau (UNIOGBIS).   Mr. Carmignani brings […]

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Guine Bissau election : AUC Chairperson Approves the Deployment of an AU Observation Mission

  AUC Chairperson Approves the Deployment of an African Union Observation Mission to May 18, 2014 Presidential Election run off in the Republic of Guinea Bissau ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, May 9, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Following an invitation from the National Electoral Commission (CNE) of Guinea Bissau, the Chairperson of the African Union Commission […]

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Twenty-sixth High-Level Meeting of Heads of UN Peace Missions in West Africa

DAKAR, Senegal, May 12, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — At the invitation of Mr. Said Djinnit, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for West Africa and Head of the United Nations Office for West Africa (UNOWA), the Heads of the United Nations Peace Missions in West Africa held their Twenty-sixth high-level consultation meeting on 9 […]

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