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Healthy media crucial for building lasting peace in post-conflict States – UN officials

A strong press and robust broadcasting institutions are critical for achieving a sustainable peace and credible governance in post-conflict countries, senior United Nations officials told delegates attending a conference on peacebuilding today.

Peacebuilding efforts producing results on the ground, Security Council told

The United Nations peacebuilding arm is making steady progress and has produced concrete results in the four post-conflict countries placed under its direction in the two years since its work started, the Security Council was told in a briefing today.

UN Peacebuilding Commission meets to discuss assistance to Sierra Leone

Representatives of the United Nations, individual Member States, regional organizations, the private sector and civil society have gathered today in New York to discuss how to increase the level of international involvement in Sierra Leone’s efforts to make the transition from years of civil conflict towards eventual stability and prosperity.