Invest in Sustaining Peace

Pledging Conference

for the Secretary-General’s

Peacebuilding Fund

Invest in Sustaining Peace

Pledging Conference for the Secretary-General’s Peacebuilding Fund

Invest in Sustaining Peace


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Amount Pledged by 30 Member States

Million

The Goal Was US$ 300 Million

The Conference is Over

The Work is Not

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21 September 2016

United Nations Conference Room 2

New York

Co-Hosted by the Governments of Kenya, Mexico, the Netherlands, the Republic of Korea,
Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sweden and the United Kingdom

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Objectives

Expand the number of United Nations Member States supporting the Peacebuilding Fund

Increase the volume of resources available through multi-year contributions

Target

US$ 300 million for 2017-2019

Participation

Ministerial Level

Agenda

Remarks by the Secretary-General and the Co-hosts

Interventions from the floor by Member States with confirmed pledges

“The UK is the biggest donor to the Peacebuilding Fund, but we really welcome some competition.”

U.K. Ambassador Peter Wilson

Child soldiers in Myanmar went back home thanks to PBF funding

Member States emphasizing the need for predictable and sustainable financing for UN peacebuilding:

Argentina
Australia
Brazil
Canada
Egypt
Guatemala
India
Indonesia
Italy
Kazakhstan
Kenya
Malaysia
Morocco
Russia
Spain
United States of America
etc.
etc.

General Assembly
27 April 2016

A cantonment camp in northern Mali awaits former combatants. Three camps for 3,500 combatants have been built with PBF money

“Welcomes the contributions made to the Peacebuilding Fund, takes note of the proposals in the Advisory Group of Experts’ report in this regard and urges all Member States, including non-traditional donors and other partners, to consider making voluntary contributions to the fund, including by building on the practice of making multi-year commitments to the fund”

UN General Assembly & UN Security Council Resolutions

27 April 2016

Police in the Central African Republic were paid by PBF to avoid a breakdown in security during the transition out of violent conflict

“Welcoming the valuable work undertaken by the Peacebuilding Fund as a catalytic, rapid-response and flexible pre-positioned pooled fund providing financing to activities to sustain peace in conflict-affected countries, and in advancing strategic alignment within the United Nations system and between the United Nations and the international financial institutions”

UN General Assembly & UN Security Council Resolutions

27 April 2016

500 women in Burundi, financed by the PBF, resolved more than 5,000 local conflicts

“Emphasizes the need for predictable and sustained financing to United Nations peacebuilding activities, including through increased contributions, and strengthened partnerships with key stakeholders, while also noting the significance that non-monetary contributions can play in peacebuilding efforts”

UN General Assembly & UN Security Council Resolutions

27 April 2016


For detailed information about the PBF, visit www.UNPBF.org


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