Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on Guinea-Bissau
New York, 15 March 2012 - As Guinea-Bissau prepares to hold presidential elections on Sunday, 18 March 2012, the Secretary-General appeals to national stakeholders, including the Government, political parties, civil society and the population as a whole, to ensure that the poll takes place in a peaceful, orderly and transparent manner. He calls on the candidates to follow existing legal procedures to resolve any electoral grievances that might arise and to respect the official results announced by the Supreme Court. The Secretary-General reaffirms the commitment of the United Nations to continue to support national efforts towards sustainable peacebuilding, socioeconomic development and respect for the rule of law.
Déclaration attribuable au Porte-parole du Secrétaire général sur la Guinée-Bissau