PBC Expert-level OC: The Sahel briefing by UNODC (Open) - 27 February 2018

On 27 February, the Peacebuilding Commission (PBC) convened a meeting on the Sahel, with briefings on the security context provided by the UN Office on Drugs and Crime and the Peacebuilding Support...

PBC - Expert-level Liberia Update - 14 February 2018

At this PBC session, members were briefed by senior leadership from the UN Peacekeeping Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) on political updates within Liberia and on the status of UNMIL's drawdown.

PBC Ambassador-Level Meeting on Guinea-Bissau - 12 February 2018

This open meeting provided updates on recent political developments in Guinea-Bissau, including the current political impasse and ECOWAS's decision to impose sanctions. The discussions also covered...

PBC Ambassadorial-level Meeting of the Burundi Configuration (Open) - 29 January 2018

The Chair of the Burundi configuration (hereafter the Chair) updated the Peacebuilding Commission (PBC) on the current state of the peace process and socioeconomic outlook in Burundi.

PBC Ambassador-Level Meeting - Liberia (Open) - 21 November 2017

At this meeting, the Chair of the Liberia Country Configuration focused on obtaining an update on the recent Presidential elections as well as the on-going planning for the upcoming closing of the...

PBC Ambassador-level Meeting on Colombia - Peacebuilding in Colombia (Open) - 13 November 2017

Though Colombia is not covered by a country-specific configuration, the PBC held a high-level consultation focused progress in implementing the peace agreement and in building sustainable peace...

PBC Ambassadorial-level Meeting of the Burundi Configuration (Open) - 8 November 2017

At this meeting, the Chair of the PBC Country-Specific Configuration on Burundi provided an update on his recent work as well as on overview of the situation since July 2017. The UN Resident...

PBC Ambassadorial-level meeting of the Guinea-Bissau configuration - 21 August 2017

At this meeting of the Guinea-Bissau configuration, the Chair reported on his visit to Guinea-Bissau and Lisbon from 25-28 July 2017 where he met a range of stakeholders in the current political...

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Peacebuilding Commission (PBC) Expert-level meeting on the updates on the PBF - 25 April 2017

The 25 April 2017 Expert-level meeting of the Peacebuilding Commission (PBC) was chaired by Ms. Jooyeon Ellen Kang, the Director of UN Division, International Security Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Korea, and attended by Mr. Marc-André France, Chief of the financing for the Peacebuilding Branch of the Peacebuilding support Office (PCSO). It was aimed at updating the floor about the Peacebuilding Fund (PBF) and discussing about the four main areas it focuses on, namely the implementation of peace agreements, political coexistence and reconciliation, the economic recovery, and the re-establishment of state services. Mr. Marc-André France made a brief statement on the work of the PBF before assessing its achievements and presenting the ongoing investments on several projects. The participants commended the parties' ongoing efforts, but they suggested a stronger collaboration with member states and the main regional organizations.