Guinea-Bissau


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Synonyms for Guinea-Bissau

a republic on the northwestern coast of Africa

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Ban's special representative and head of UNIOGBIS, told the Council that while Guinea-Bissau has made important progress, including in police reform, it is vital that the country presses ahead with other challenges such as the launch of a pension fund for ex-military and security personnel and improving the judicial sector.
Guinea-Bissau established a transitional government in May 2012.
The small nation of Guinea-Bissau is one of the poorest countries in the world, with 70 percent of its population living below the poverty line.
On March 28 and 30, 2004, Guinea-Bissau held legislative elections which international observers deemed acceptably free and fair.
During the meeting, they discussed common issues between the Muslim World League and Islamic institutions in Guinea-Bissau, particularly the memorization of the Holy Quran and the teaching of Arabic language.
Guinea-Bissau continues to experience political disruptions due to the transit of narcotics and the flow of money related to the trade.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- President of the West African state of Guinea-Bissau Manuel Serifo Nhamadjo underlined his country's willingness to further increase bilateral relations with Iran.
BRUSSELS, May 31 (KUNA) -- The EU Foreign Affairs Council decided here Thursday to toughen sanctions against persons "threatening peace, security or stability " in Guinea-Bissau.
Mutaboba to his new position comes after extensive experience and a long career in diplomacy and foreign affairs, most recently served as Representative of the Secretary-General's Special for Guinea-Bissau and Head of the Office of the United Nations Peace-building Support Guinea-Bissau until January 2013.
Independence of Guinea-Bissau and Cape Verde (PAIGC), received 40.
Guinea-Bissau gained independence from Portugal in 1974.
In early 2004, the last two countries on the continent, Guinea-Bissau and Eritrea, launched mobile services.
Setting up of 500 megawatt power plant using sea wave energy along the coastline of Guinea-Bissau.
Guinea-Bissau has seen a number of bloody coups and uprisings, and in recent years has become a hub for illegal drugs.