On 18 April, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres appointed Anthony Ohemeng-Boamah of Ghana as the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Guinea-Bissau, with the approval of the host Government.
The new Permanent Representative of Guinea-Bissau to the United Nations, Henrique Adriano Da Silva, paid a courtesy call on UN Secretary-General António Guterres today. He earlier presented his credentials to the Secretariat on 18 February.
Unwavering international support is crucial to maintain the fragile stability achieved in Guinea-Bissau, officials told the Security Council today, warning of escalating political tensions and a looming “financial cliff” after the United Nations longstanding peace operation departs on 31 December.
The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Christoph Heusgen (Germany):