The President of the 76th session of the General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Abdulla Shahid, met today with H.E. Rabab Fatima, Permanent Representative of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh and Chairperson of the Peacebuilding Commission, and H.E. Osama Abdulkhalek Mahmoud, Permanent Representative of the Arab Republic of Egypt, and H.E. Jose Blanco, Permanent Representative of the Dominican Republic, the Vice Chairpersons of the Peacebuilding Commission.

The Chairperson and Vice-chairpersons discussed with the President of the General Assembly the preparation for the High-Level Meeting (HLM) on Peacebuilding Financing, that will take place on the 27 April 2022. The PGA and the Chairperson and Vice Chairpersons agreed on the importance of peacebuilding, and their commitment to make the High-Level Meeting action-oriented and fruitful.  The Chairperson and Vice-Chairpersons highlighted, as well, the positive traction and momentum towards supporting peacebuilding, which finds mention in the Our Common Agenda Report of the Secretary General.

The President of the General reaffirmed his commitment, and that of his office to ensure the success of this High Level.

The meeting took place in the Secretariat Building at United Nations Headquarters in New York.