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Guinea Bissau takes steps to enable access to AfCHPR
Daily News - 12/6/2021 10:49:00 PM
THE Republic of Guinea Bissau has ratified the Protocol establishing the African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights and has simultaneously deposited a Declaration under Article 34 (6) of the Protocol,

IMF Management Completes First Review of the Staff-Monitored Program with Guinea Bissau
International Monetary Fund - 11/30/2021 8:12:00 PM
IMF Management has approved the first review of Guinea Bissau’s Staff-Monitored Program (SMP), which supports the government’s program of reforms aimed at supporting macroeconomic stability and debt sustainability,

PM of Guinea-Bissau wants commission to look into civil servants’ debts
plataformamedia - 11/29/2021 9:56:00 AM
Bissau, Nuno Gomes Nabiam, wants a commission to investigate existing debts to the country's civil servants, who have been on strik

China expands African reach as Eritrea, Guinea-Bissau join belt and road ahead of key regional forum
South China Morning Post on MSN.com - 11/28/2021 6:01:12 AM
President Xi Jinping to deliver keynote speech via video link at Forum on China-Africa Cooperation ministerial meeting starting on November 29 Eritrea deal cements China's foothold in Horn of Africa and Red Sea,

18 communities declare end to female genital mutilation in Guinea-Bissau
plataformamedia - 12/1/2021 3:52:00 AM
Bissau, have declared an end to the practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and made a commitment to combat other degrading phenomena, an official source told Lusa Aissatu Cali Baldé, communications officer of the National Committee for the Abandonment of Harmful Traditional Practices (CNAPN) for the health of women and children,

Wang Yi Meets with Guinea-Bissauan Foreign Minister Suzi Carla Barbosa
publicnow.com - 12/2/2021 12:33:00 PM
On November 30, 2021 local time, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with Guinea-Bissauan Foreign Minister Suzi Carla Barbosa on the sidelines of the Eighth Ministeri

Guinea-Bissau: First Review Under the Staff Monitored Program
International Monetary Fund - 11/30/2021 8:44:00 PM
After two years of protracted political turmoil and delays in reforms, the authorities put in place in 2021 an ambitious fiscal consolidation program to ensure debt sustainability while creating fiscal space to address vast developmental needs.

Coastal Vulnerability Assessment Based on Multi-Hazardous Events. Case study: Northwestern Coastline of Guinea-Bissau (NC-GB)
Europe PMC - 12/3/2021 12:00:00 AM
Guinea-Bissau coastlines are found highly vulnerable to coastal hazards, and this vulnerability will likely increase under future climate changes scenarios. In addition, the multi-hazardous assessment studies have not yet been conducted to clarify the status of vulnerability index to coastal hazards.

Guinea-Bissau joins Belt and Road Initiative
China Internet Information Center - 11/27/2021 12:09:00 PM
China and Guinea-Bissau have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), making the African nation the latest member of BRI, according to the National Development and Reform Commission,