Women’s empowerment crucial for post-conflict recovery, peacebuilding – UN officials

Women play a vital role as countries recover from conflict and seek to build lasting peace, top United Nations official said today, stressing the need to ensure their full participation in the economic and political lives of their nations.

UN peacebuilding body chair stresses benefits of enhanced partnership with Security Council

The United Nations Peacebuilding Commission (PBC) can help the Security Council manage its increasing workload, especially when it comes to dealing with countries during the critical period once a conflict has ended, a senior official said today.