Financing for peacebuilding

Appointment of the Fifth SG’s Peacebuilding Fund Advisory Group


14 March 2018, New York - United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres appointed today the members of the fifth Advisory Group of his Peacebuilding Fund. The membership is gender-balanced and geographically diverse.

The United Nations Peacebuilding Fund (PBF) is the organization’s financial instrument of first resort to sustain peace in countries or situations at risk or affected by violent conflict.

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Ladies and Gentlemen,
I thank His Excellency Ambassador Olof Skoog, Chair of the Peacebuilding Commission configuration for Liberia, for convening this meeting of the Commission. 
Honorable Samuel D. Tweah, Minister for Finance and Development Planning,
Your Excellency Ambassador Lewis Garseedah Brown, II.
Dear colleagues in Monrovia and New York,
Ladies and gentlemen,