peacebuilding

Photo exhibit highlights women’s roles in peacebuilding

Women’s contributions to ending war and bringing about peace are being honoured in a photo exhibition which has just opened at UN Headquarters in New York City.

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Women need greater role in humanitarian relief efforts

Women need a greater role in humanitarian relief efforts following war or natural disasters, according to the UN.

Recently experts gathered at the UN to discuss strategies to ensure that women are included in making decisions during times of crisis.

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UN deputy chief asks stakeholders to consider assessed contribution for peacebuilding

The United Nations Peacebuilding Fund is “something positive which works, in a troubled, turbulent and turmoil-driven world,” Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson said today, while asking its stakeholders to consider devoting a small amount of assessed contributions for peacebuilding purposes.

UN deputy chief urges ramped-up support for global peacebuilding efforts

The international community must boost material and financial support for peacebuilding initiatives in order to better help countries emerging from conflict build a sustainable and peaceful future, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson said today.

Ban nominates experts to review peacebuilding architecture

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today nominated an Advisory Group of Experts to conduct a policy and institutional review of the peacebuilding architecture and then to develop recommendations based on this work.

Security Council reaffirms peacebuilding as key element of UN post-conflict assistance

Peacebuilding is of “critical importance” as the foundation for sustainable peace and development in countries emerging from conflict, the United Nations Security Council declared today, unanimously adopting its latest measure reaffirming commitment to the practice.