UN Documents for Peacebuilding (including the PBC)

Selected Security Council Resolutions View All
26 April 2018 S/RES/2413 This was a resolution, mirroring the procedural resolution in the General Assembly, that took note of the General Assembly's decision to invite relevant UN bodies and organs to further consider the recommendations and options in the Secretary-General's implementation report on peacebuilding and sustaining peace.
27 April 2016 S/RES/2282 This was a concurrent resolution with the General Assembly on the review of the UN peacebuilding architecture.
9 December 2015 S/RES/2250 This was a resolution on youth, peace and security which recognises the contribution of youth in the prevention and resolution of conflicts, and warns against the rise of radicalisation to violence and violent extremism amongst youth.
Selected Security Council Presidential Statements View All
18 December 2018 S/PRST/2018/20 This was a presidential statement on the Peacebuilding Commission’s advisory role to the Council, initiated by Sweden.
21 December 2017 S/PRST/2017/27 This was a presidential statement that laid out the elements related to peacebuilding and sustaining peace to be considered when reviewing the mandates and configuration of peacekeeping missions.
28 July 2016 S/PRST/2016/12 This was a presidential statement on peacebuilding.
Selected Secretary-General's Reports View All
30 July 2020 S/2020/773 This was a report on peacebuilding and sustaining peace, submitted in connection with the 2020 review of the UN peacebuilding architecture.
30 May 2019 S/2019/448 This was a Secretary-General's report on peacebuilding and sustaining peace, submitted pursuant to General Assembly resolution 72/276 and Security Council resolution 2413.
18 January 2018 S/2018/43 This was the Secretary-General's implementation report on peacebuilding and sustaining peace.
Selected Security Council Letters View All
30 July 2020 S/2020/765 This was a concept note for a high-level open debate on pandemics and the challenges of sustaining peace.
6 July 2020 S/2020/678 This contained the reflections and recommendations for the 2020 review of the UN peacebuilding architecture of the group of independent eminent persons appointed by the Secretary-General.
2 July 2020 S/2020/645 This was a letter from the PBC chair to the presidents of the Security Council and General Assembly containing the main elements from a series of consultations convened by the PBC on the 2020 peacebuilding review.
Selected Security Council Meeting Records View All
19 November 2019 S/PV.8668 The Council held an open debate to discuss reconciliation. There was also an emphasis on the need to adapt to increasingly complex situations and ensure inclusivity at every stage.
18 July 2019 S/PV.8579 The Council held a briefing on “Strengthening partnerships for successful nationally-owned transitions”, under the agenda item Peacebuilding and Sustaining Peace.
20 December 2018 S/PV.8435 This was a meeting on “UN Integrated Strategy for the Sahel (UNISS), an integrated response to peacebuilding and sustaining peace in the Sahel".
Selected Security Council Press Statements View All
13 January 2012 SC/10521 This statement was on the death of President Malam Bacai Sanh and an abortive coup in Guinea-Bissau on 26 December 2011.
25 February 2011 SC/10184 This was a press statement on Guinea-Bissau.
Selected General Assembly Documents View All
9 April 2019 A/73/829 This was the annual report of the Secretary-General on the Peacebuilding Fund.
26 April 2018 A/RES/72/276 This was a General Assembly resolution on the report of the Secretary-General on peacebuilding and sustaining peace.
1 March 2018 A/72/772 This was the Secretary-General's report with proposals to establish the Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs and Department of Peace Operations.
Selected Peacebuilding Commission Documents View All
2 July 2020 S/2020/645 This was a letter from the PBC chair to the presidents of the Security Council and General Assembly containing the main elements from a series of consultations convened by the PBC on the 2020 peacebuilding review.
29 January 2020 A/74/668–S/2020/80 This was the report of the Peacebuilding Commission on its 13th session.
29 January 2019 S/2019/88 This was the report of the Peacebuilding Commission on its 12th session.
Selected Other Documents View All
2 March 2018 S/2018/86 This was the progress study on youth, peace and security.
18 October 2016 PSC/PR/COMM.(DCXXXIII) This was the communiqué of the AU PSC at its 633rd meeting on its partnership with the UN Peacebuilding Commission.
1 February 2014 Ref. 2014.01 This was the DPKO/DFS Policy on UN Police in Peacekeeping Operations and Special Political Missions 2014