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28 Nov 2018 description

With the rising cost of inaction in the Sahel, the international community must keep its eyes on the prospect of peace, the Peacebuilding Commission heard today as it opened its fifth annual session.

The Sahel will be a “litmus test” for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, said Deputy Secretary‑General Amina Mohammed in her opening remarks. “If we fail for the most vulnerable, we fail a generation of young people and the future of peace in the subregion.”

14 Nov 2018 description

13 NOVEMBRE 2018

Le Conseil économique et social (ECOSOC) et la Commission de consolidation de la paix (CCP) ont poursuivi aujourd’hui leur Réunion conjointe annuelle, en s’attardant sur les relations entre les changements climatiques et les défis de la pérennisation de la paix dans le Sahel, caractérisé par « des problèmes complexes et multidimensionnels », exigeant une action mieux coordonnée.

14 Nov 2018 description

13 NOVEMBER 2018

One of the world’s most environmentally degraded areas, the Sahel is suffering from a rise in intercommunal conflict over resources depleted by desertification, drought and other climatic extremes, speakers told a joint meeting of the Economic and Social Council and the Peacebuilding Commission today.

31 Jul 2018 description

Executive Summary:

Core Responsibility One of the Agenda for Humanity on Preventing and Ending Conflicts parallels the ongoing efforts at the United Nations to prioritize prevention in the UN’s work, particularly through the concept of sustaining peace.

In stakeholder reporting on implementation of WHS commitments, Member States stressed their efforts to bring about a more coherent and coordinated approach within their national governments, including by integrating conflict prevention.

01 Jul 2017 description


Assemblée générale
Commission de consolidation de la paix
Onzième session, 1ère séance – matin & après-midi

La Commission de la consolidation de la paix (CCP) et la Banque mondiale ont adopté, aujourd’hui, une « déclaration commune », par laquelle elles ont décidé de tenir un dialogue annuel en vue d’examiner comment les approches de développement peuvent compléter les efforts de consolidation de la paix aux niveaux régional et national.

01 Jul 2017 description


General Assembly
Peacebuilding Commission
2017 Annual Session, 1st Meeting (AM & PM)

CEO Kristalina Georgieva Associates Combating Poverty with Building Peace

The Peacebuilding Commission opened its fourth annual session today, adopting a joint statement with the World Bank to reaffirm the importance of a strong relationship between the two bodies, as outlined in the newly signed United Nations-World Bank Partnership Framework for Crisis-Affected Situations.

26 Sep 2016 description


The United Nations Peacebuilding Fund received $151 million in pledges from Member States at its pledging conference held today on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly, the Fund announced.

24 Jun 2016 description


Session annuelle de 2016
1ère séance - matin & après-midi

La Commission de consolidation de la paix (CCP) a tenu aujourd’hui sa troisième session annuelle, soulignant, dans une déclaration, son engagement à continuer de fournir au Conseil de sécurité des conseils spécifiques, stratégiques et ciblées.

24 Jun 2016 description


2016 Annual Session, 1st Meeting (AM & PM)
General Assembly Meetings Coverage

The Peacebuilding Commission committed this afternoon to better support nations moving from violent conflict to sustainable peace by providing a policy forum for all relevant stakeholders and strategic and targeted advice to the Security Council.

04 Feb 2016 description


Organizational Committee 1st Meeting (AM)

The United Nations Peacebuilding Commission must take forward the outcomes of the latest reviews on peace operations, and link its work to implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, that body’s new Chair said today, at the opening of its 2016 session.

24 Jun 2015 description


2015 Annual Session,
1st Meeting (AM & PM)

The Peacebuilding Commission today underscored the importance of predictable sustained funding and the effectiveness of domestic resource mobilization at its second-ever annual session.

23 Jun 2015 description


Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson’s remarks to the second Annual Session of the Peacebuilding Commission, in New York today:

I thank our Chair and I thank the Peacebuilding Support Office for their leadership and for organizing this session, which focuses on a critical aspect of our work: “Predictable financing for peacebuilding”. In this regard, I am glad to see my friend, Donald Kaberuka of the African Development Bank, on the screen in front of you and joining us for this discussion.

16 May 2015 description

New York, 15 May 2015

The Peacebuilding Commission (PBC) Burundi Configuration (see below) met today to hear an update on the situation in Burundi by the Permanent Representative of Burundi, H.E. Mr. Albert Shingiro, as well as by the UN’s Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Mr. Jeffrey Feltman. Today’s meeting of the PBC Burundi Configuration has been its third since 29 April 2015.

12 Mar 2015 description


Comité d’organisation, 1re séance- matin
Assemblée générale
Couverture des réunions

Elle élit Olof Skoog de la Suède à la présidence de la neuvième session annuelle de la CCP

12 Mar 2015 description


Ninth Session, Organizational Committee,
1st Meeting (AM)


Oganizational Committee Elects Bureau, Country-Configuration Chairs

Opening their ninth session, members of the Peacebuilding Commission’s Organizational Committee today elected that body’s 2015 bureau and chairs of its country configurations, as well as discussed its goals for the coming year.

25 Jun 2014 description


Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson’s remarks at the opening of the Peacebuilding Fund (PBF) annual stakeholders’ meeting, in New York today:

25 Jun 2014 description


The United Nations Peacebuilding Fund expects to receive $73 million in contributions this year, after more than 20 donors earlier reaffirmed multi-year commitments and made new pledges at the fourth annual High-level Stakeholders Meeting of the Fund, held in New York today.

24 Jun 2014 description


Peacebuilding Commission 2014 Annual Session 1st Meeting (AM & PM)

It’s Important to Restore Faith in State Legitimacy, Says Deputy Secretary-General

The Peacebuilding Commission had worked assiduously since 2005, not only as an intergovernmental body mobilizing financial and technical resources, but also providing advice and post-conflict recovery strategies, the keynote speaker at that body’s first-ever annual session said today.

12 May 2014 description

The UN Peacebuilding Support Office (PBSO) commissioned this Independent Thematic Review on Gender to contribute to knowledge building and operational learning about peacebuilding practices.
It is in an independent review and as such the analysis does not necessarily reflect the views of PBSO or any of the UN entities. The author accepts full and final responsibility for the report.
The Terms of Reference for the Review s et out two main areas of work (Annex I).

03 Apr 2014 description

In many post-conflict countries and fragile contexts, natural resources are a cornerstone for peacebuilding and development. The challenge lies in sustainably transforming a country’s natural assets into employment, livelihoods, revenues, infrastructure and state services without creating new sources of conflict or causing major environmental damage. This Special Issue Newsletter is dedicated to exploring the latest developments at the field and policy levels in the UN system in addressing natural resources and peacebuilding.