The legislative election slated for 10 March 2019 in Guinea-Bissau is a promising step towards political stability. But institutional reforms are needed to achieve long-term stability. To this end, dialogue is required to define priorities and create favourable conditions for reform. At the same time, Guinea-Bissau needs the backing of regional and international partners, who should frame their support in terms of a long-term vision.
About the authors
Paulin Maurice Toupane is a Researcher in the ISS Dakar office. Maurice has a Master’s degree in political science and international relations from Cheikh Anta Diop University in Dakar, Senegal.
Aïssatou Kanté is a Junior Researcher in the ISS Dakar office. She has a Master’s degree in strategic studies from Sorbonne-Paris Cité University, Paris, France.
Adja Khadidiatou Faye is a Junior Research Fellow in the ISS Dakar office. She has a Master’s degree in law and political science from the University of Reims, France, and a Master’s degree in international public service from the Graduate School of International and Political Studies in Paris.