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United Nations Peacebuilding Support Office

Peacebuilding Support Office

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Mandate of the Peacebuilding Support Office

The Peacebuilding Support Office (PBSO) was established to assist and support the Peacebuilding Commission (PBC) with strategic advice and policy guidance, administer the Peacebuilding Fund (PBF) and to serve the Secretary-General in coordinating United Nations agencies in their peacebuilding efforts. In the founding resolutions (A/RES/60/180 and S/RES/1645(2005)) establishing the Peacebuilding Commission, the United Nations General Assembly and the Security Council requested “the Secretary-General to establish, within the Secretariat, from within existing resources, a small peacebuilding support office staffed by qualified experts to assist and support the Commission”. The office comprises the Peacebuilding Commission Support Branch, the Policy, Planning and Application Branch and the Financing for Peacebuilding Branch.

Peacebuilding and Sustaining Peace

Report of the Secretary-General on Peacebuilding and Sustaining Peace (A/72/707–S/2018/43)

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Report of the Secretary-General on the Peacebuilding Fund (A/72/740)

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Secretary-General's remarks to the General Assembly on the Secretary-General's Report on Peacebuilding and Sustaining Peace [bilingual, as delivered]

Special Features

Liberia: Peacebuilding and Sustaining Peace in Practice (22 March 2018)

President of the General Assembly's High-level Meeting on Peacebuilding and Sustaining Peace (24-25 April 2018)

President of the General Assembly's High-level Meeting on Peacebuilding and Sustaining Peace

President of the General Assembly's High-level Meeting on Peacebuilding and Sustaining Peace.

The President of the General Assembly is convening a two-day high-level meeting on Tuesday and Wednesday, 24-25 April 2018 at United Nations Headquarters in New York with the aim to discuss ways to support peace in practice.

The format of the high-level meeting consists of an opening segment, a high-level plenary debate, four interactive dialogues and a closing segment.

More information about the High-level Meeting on Peacebuilding and Sustaining Peace is available here.

Side Events in lead up to and around the High-level Meeting on Peacebuilding and Sustaining Peace (as of 20 April 2018).

 

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