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Security Council can benefit from closer ties with UN peacebuilding body – official

The Security Council can benefit from enhanced interaction with the United Nations body set up to help post-conflict countries avoid slipping back into war, the head of the Peacebuilding Commission said today.

Ban urges generous contributions to UN peacebuilding fund

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called for generous contributions to the United Nations peacebuilding fund, which was set up in 2006 to support efforts to augment peace and stability in countries emerging from conflict.

Inclusive dialogue key to all other progress in Central African Republic – UN report

Without concrete and substantive progress in inclusive political dialogue in the Central African Republic (CAR), efforts to achieve improvement in security, rule of law and development will remained stalled in a country that is beset by unrest, widespread displacement and entrenched poverty, according to United Nations report released today.

Ban calls for more coherent UN efforts to help States emerging from conflict

The United Nations must streamline its presence in countries emerging from conflict so that it is better placed to help them make progress on the political, security, developmental or human rights fronts and not lapse back into war or chaos, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told the Peacebuilding Commission today.

Guinea-Bissau at a ‘turning point,’ says UN peacebuilding official

The engagement of the United Nations Peacebuilding Commission (PBC) in Guinea-Bissau comes at a “turning point” for the West African nation that is trying to consolidate peace after a brutal civil war in which thousands were killed, wounded or forced from their homes.

UN peacebuilding arm should work with more countries, Security Council told

The United Nations Peacebuilding Commission, set up a year ago to help countries emerging from conflict avoid the slide back into war, should now start adding more States to its agenda, the Commission’s chair told the Security Council today.

Sierra Leone has made great strides, UN peacebuilding official says

A senior United Nations peacebuilding official today wrapped up a week-long visit to Sierra Leone by praising the tremendous recent efforts made by the West African nation in consolidating stability but cautioning that much work remains to be done.

Peacebuilding body shows progress but needs more support – Assembly president

The United Nations Peacebuilding Commission, set up to prevent countries that have emerged from conflict from sliding back into war, has achieved solid results since it began operations just over a year ago but needs more international support to boost its impact on the ground, the President of the General Assembly said today.

Liberia becomes eligible for UN Peacebuilding Fund

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon declared today that Liberia is eligible to receive assistance from the United Nations Peacebuilding Fund, set up a year ago to help States emerging from conflict consolidate their gains and not slide back into war.

Ex-General Assembly president becomes first private donor to Peacebuilding Fund

The former General Assembly President Sheikha Haya Rashed Al Khalifa has become the first individual donor to the United Nations Peacebuilding Fund, set up last year to help countries emerging from conflict consolidate their gains and not slide back into war.