UN Security Council reaffirms role of UN Peacebuilding Commission

14:36, October 30, 2010      

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The UN Security Council here on Friday adopted a resolution reaffirming the role of the UN Peacebuilding Commission (PBC) "with the aim of further improving the effectiveness."

The 15-nation Council unanimously adopted the resolution in an open-door meeting on post-conflict peacebuilding.

The resolution reaffirmed the role of the Peacebuilding Commission "as a dedicated inter-governmental advisory body to address the needs of countries emerging from conflict towards sustainable peace."

It recognized that the "peacebuilding work of the United Nations requires sustained support and adequate resources to meet the challenges" with the aim of "further improving the effectiveness" of the PBC.

The Commission was set up in 2005 to help struggling states avoid slipping back into war and chaos by providing strategic advice and harnessing expertise and finance from around the world to aid with recovery projects.

Source:Xinhua

(Editor:梁军)

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