Guinea-Bissau: Security Council seriously concerned over lack of progress on return to constitutional order

The United Nations Security Council has expressed “serious concern” over the lack of progress in the restoration of constitutional order in Guinea-Bissau.

UN condemns attack on Guinea-Bissau military base

The United Nations condemns an attack on a military base in Guinea-Bissau which resulted in numerous deaths, a spokesperson for the world body announced today.

Security Council calls for consensus on restoring stability in Guinea-Bissau

The Security Council today called on all political actors and civil society in Guinea-Bissau to engage in a consensual, inclusive and nationally-owned process to restore constitutional order in the country.

Unity, common purpose vital to resolve Guinea-Bissau political crisis – UN officials

Addressing the Security Council, United Nations officials today stressed the need for all actors in Guinea-Bissau to work together to restore constitutional order following this year’s coup d’état and for unity among international partners on how to assist the country in this process.

UN human rights chief concerned over instability and violations in Guinea-Bissau

The top United Nations human rights official said today she remains concerned over continuing instability in Guinea Bissau, following the coup there last month and reports of human rights violations, including the violent repression of a peaceful demonstration, looting and arbitrary detention of civilians.

UN envoy to take part in regional meeting on Mali, Guinea-Bissau political crises

As part of the United Nations’ ongoing efforts to ensure the full restoration of constitutional rule in Mali and Guinea-Bissau, the Secretary-General’s Special Representative for West Africa, Said Djinnit, will participate in an upcoming regional meeting on the political crises in the two countries.

Security Council imposes travel ban on Guinea-Bissau coup leaders

The Security Council today imposed a travel ban against five military officers who seized power from the civilian government in Guinea-Bissau last month, and urged Member States to ensure that the sanctioned individuals do not enter or transit through their territories.

Security Council warns of sanctions if Guinea-Bissau political crisis continues

As negotiations towards finding a solution to the political crisis in Guinea-Bissau continue, the Security Council today reiterated its readiness to consider targeted sanctions against those involved in last month’s military coup if the situation is not resolved.

Guinea-Bissau: Security Council demands restoration of constitutional order

Raising the possibility of targeted sanctions, the United Nations Security Council today demanded the immediate restoration of constitutional order in Guinea-Bissau, as well as the reinstatement of the West African country's legitimate government.

Restoration of constitutional order key to ending crisis in Guinea-Bissau – UN envoy

The United Nations envoy for Guinea-Bissau today urged the international community to ensure that any solution for the current political crisis in the West African country is based on a process that reflects the will of the people and a commitment to the restoration of constitutional order.