World leaders reaffirm commitment at UN event to help post-conflict nations build peace

The United Nations Peacebuilding Commission today reaffirmed its commitment to assisting post-conflict countries in achieving sustainable peace, and emphasized the need for a comprehensive and coordinated response to their security and development challenges.

UN online platform allows countries to share post-conflict experiences and knowledge

The United Nations has launched an online platform that will allow countries to share their post-conflict transition experiences, and learn from policies and peacebuilding strategies put in place by nations who have undergone similar changes.

UN’s peacebuilding tools need to be enhanced, Security Council told

The United Nations peacebuilding architecture holds tremendous potential to help countries make the transition from conflict to sustainable peace and development, top officials told the Security Council today, while stressing the need to enhance the effectiveness of the tools available in this area.

UN committed to helping war-torn nations build and sustain peace – Ban

The United Nations is determined to do everything possible to assist societies torn by war from sliding back into conflict, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told an audience in the United States capital today, adding that while there have been setbacks, peacebuilding remains a crucial element of the world body's efforts.

UN peacebuilding body enhancing partnership with African Development Bank

The United Nations Peacebuilding Commission and the African Development Bank (AfDB) are strengthening their partnership in support of post-conflict countries in the continent that are on the agenda of the institution, its former chair told the General Assembly today.

Citing value for money, Ban urges generous support for UN Peacebuilding Fund

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called for continued backing and financial support for the United Nations fund that helps countries emerging from conflict to build lasting peace, stressing the timely and effective assistance delivered to several nations already.

Efficient resource management crucial in war-torn nations to ensure peace – UN

A new book published by the United Nations and partners tackles the key challenges faced by post-conflict countries on how to efficiently manage their natural resources so they contribute to economic recovery without causing further conflict or environmental degradation.

Commitments to peacebuilding must translate into reality on the ground – Ban

Countries must do their utmost to translate their commitments to peacebuilding into life-enhancing realities for their citizens, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today in a message to a post-conflict event in Rwanda.

UN chief stresses role of peacekeeping in ensuring just use of natural resources

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Sunday stressed that ensuring equitable and sustainable management of natural resources is a key part of the work of the United Nations peacekeeping and peacebuilding missions in countries emerging from war, given the tendency of natural wealth to fuel conflict.

Gradual progress in including women in peacebuilding processes – UN official

Ignoring the role that women can play in peacebuilding increases the chances of failure for sustainable peace processes, a United Nations official said today, adding that recent efforts to include them are slowly leading to progress in various countries.