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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.

Migiro spotlights crucial role of Peacebuilding Fund in consolidating stability

Deputy Secretary-General Asha-Rose Migiro today stressed the central role played by the multimillion dollar Peacebuilding Fund in helping countries emerging from conflict from sliding back into war.

Finnish official named to head advisory group for UN Peacebuilding Fund

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has designated Finland’s Marjatta Rasi to serve as the first chair of the advisory group to the United Nations fund set up to help meet the immediate needs of countries emerging from conflict.

Time for UN Peacebuilding Commission to turn plans into results – new chair

The main challenge facing the United Nations Peacebuilding Commission in the next year is to transform its plans and strategies for Burundi and Sierra Leone into tangible results on the ground in the two countries, the incoming chair of the body said today.

UN Peacebuilding Commission can help States avoid renewed conflict – officials

War-ravaged countries suffering from destabilizing factors such as poverty and lack of good governance can benefit from the United Nations Peacebuilding Commission, officials told the General Assembly today.

New UN peacebuilding tools poised to help States consolidate stability – official

The top United Nations peacebuilding official today said that fresh initiatives, bolstered by millions of dollars in resources and drawing upon the capacities and experiences of numerous agencies of the world body, are poised to aid post-conflict countries in consolidating stability and avoiding a relapse into violence.