Guinea-Bissau Configuration - Ambassadorial-Level Meeting of the Peacebuilding Commission
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The Peacebuilding Commission supports national and regional peacebuilding priorities, at the request of concerned governments, and advances global policy issues that are critical for peacebuilding and sustaining peace. 


The Ambassadorial-level meeting will provide an opportunity for Member States to receive an update on the political situation in Guinea-Bissau and to hear from UN representatives in the country about the status of the peacebuilding priorities and need for support to address the financial cliff the UN Country Team has faced following UNIOGBIS closure.

  • Opening remarks by the Chair of the PBC Guinea-Bissau Configuration, H.E. Mr. Ronaldo Costa Filho
  • Briefing by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Communities of Guinea-Bissau, H.E. Ms. Suzi Barbosa (TBC)
  • UNOWAS Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General, Ms. Giovanie Biha
  • UN Resident Coordinator a.i. Guinea-Bissau, Mr. Jean Marie Kipela
  • UNDP Resident Representative Guinea-Bissau, Mr. Tjark Egenhoff
  • Member State interventions and discussion
  • Closing remarks by UN Assistant Secretary-General of Peacebuilding Support, Ms. Elizabeth Spehar
  • Closing remarks by the Chair