peacebuilding

UN Peacebuilding Commission to begin assisting Guinea-Bissau

Guinea-Bissau will become the third country on the agenda of the Peacebuilding Commission (PBC), the United Nations advisory body set up to help countries emerging from conflict avoid sliding back into war or chaos, after the Security Council backed a request from the Government of the West African country.

Sierra Leone, UN Peacebuilding Commission agree on cooperation framework

The Peacebuilding Commission and the Sierra Leonean Government today adopted a cooperation framework that will guide the work of the United Nations advisory body – set up last year to help countries emerging from conflict avert a slide back to war – in the impoverished West African nation over the next three years.

UN Peacebuilding meeting brings together range of players to explore

The United Nations Peacebuiding Commission has made important progress in its first year of operations but needs more support, concluded a meeting in Geneva of more than 150 representatives of governments, UN entities, regional organizations and civil society groups attending a conference in Geneva.