UN Documents for Peacebuilding (including the PBC): Security Council Letters

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2 May 2021 S/2021/420 This was the concept note for the 19 May 2021 open debate on "Addressing root causes of conflict while promoting post-pandemic recovering Africa".
28 December 2020 S/2020/1296 This letter transmitted a concept note for a high-level open debate on the theme “Challenges of maintaining peace and security in fragile contexts” held via VTC.
5 November 2020 S/2020/1090 This letter transmitted the statements from a virtual, high-level open debate on “contemporary drivers of conflict and insecurity”, under the Peacebuilding and Sustaining Peace agenda.
30 October 2020 S/2020/1064 This was the concept note for the 3 November virtual open debate on “contemporary drivers of conflict and insecurity”,
14 August 2020 S/2020/799 This contained the record of the briefings and statements from the 12 August open debate (held by VTC) on “Pandemics and the Challenges of Sustaining Peace”.
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.
27 April 2020 S/2020/335 This letter from the PBC chair transmitted advice of the PBC on youth and peace and security.
24 March 2020 S/2020/232 This letter from the chair of the PBC's Burundi configuration Jürg Lauber transmitted the report of his to 2 to 6 February 2020 visit to Burundi.
24 February 2020 S/2020/144 This was a letter from the Chair of the PBC Guinea-Bissau configuration, drawing attention to a number of peacebuilding priorities in Guinea-Bissau ahead of the mandate renewal of UNIOGBIS and the mission's ongoing transition.
20 February 2020 S/2020/131 This was a letter from the chair of the Peacebuilding Commission's configuration for the Central African Republic transmitting a report of his visit to Bangui from 11 to 14 February 2020.
3 February 2020 S/2020/91 This was a letter from the Secretary-General, addressed to the Security Council and General Assembly, appointing the group of independent eminent persons that will submit a report for the 2020 peacebuilding architecture review (PBAR) containing reflections and observations on the implementation of resolution 2282 and General Assembly resolution 70/262 adopted for the ten-year review of the PBAR.
16 December 2019 S/2019/950 This was a letter from the PBC chair transmitting advice ahead of the UNOWAS mandate renewal.
11 December 2019 S/2019/943 This was a letter from Cote d’Ivoire containing summaries of the 5 December 2018 debate on “Post-conflict reconstruction and peace, security and stability” and 6 December 2018 open debate “the role of states, regional arrangements and the UN in the prevention and resolution of conflicts.