|Description:||Submitted in pursuance of Economic and Social Council resolution 2004/59, the present report provides an update on the assessment of the work of the Ad Hoc Advisory Groups on Burundi and Guinea-Bissau since the last assessment made in|
July 2004. It highlights the added value of the Groups, particularly their work in promoting coordinated support to those countries through a comprehensive approach to relief, peace and Development. The report also analyses the limits encountered in the work of these bodies and provides an assessment of the implementation of their recommendations. In doing so, it focuses on the lessons that can be learned from this process and used in the context of the newly established Peacebuilding Commission and future United Nations efforts in the field of post-conflict recovery and peacebuilding.