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

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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.
14 January 2015 S/PRST/2015/2 This was a presidential statement drawing attention to the upcoming 2015 review of the UN’s peacebuilding architecture.
20 December 2012 S/PRST/2012/29 This presidential statement was on post-conflict peacebuilding and emphasised the importance of inclusivity in national peacebuilding processes.
26 August 2011 S/PRST/2011/17 This statement expressed the Council’s commitment to enhanced consideration of early peacebuilding activities in the mandates and structure of peacekeeping operations.
11 February 2011 S/PRST/2011/4 This presidential statement was on the interdependence between security and development highlighting the value of helping governments in post-conflict situations effectively manage their natural resources.
14 December 2010 S/PRST/2010/26 This was on the situation in the Central African Republic.
13 October 2010 S/PRST/2010/20 This presidential statement was on post-conflict peacebuilding, wherein the Council welcomed the important role of the PBC in promoting and supporting an integrated and coherent approach to peacebuilding, including women's participation.
23 September 2010 S/PRST/2010/18 This statement reaffirmed the Council's primary responsibility for the maintenance of international peace and security and the need foro a more comprehensive and concerted approach.
16 April 2010 S/PRST/2010/7 This was adopted during an open debate on peacebuilding.
5 August 2009 S/PRST/2009/24 This was a presidential statement regarding integration of peacebuilding in peacekeeping missions. It highlighted the Council's efforts to improve its dialogue with the Secretariat and TCCs/PCCs as well as requested the Secretary-General to provide in his reports on specific missions an indication of progress towards achieving a coordinated UN approach in-country, and in particular on critical gaps to achieving peacebuilding objectives alongside the mission.
22 July 2009 S/PRST/2009/23 This was a presidential statement regarding post-conflict peacebuilding.
20 May 2008 S/PRST/2008/16 This presidential statement invited the Secretary-General to provide advice on how to support sustainable peace in post-conflict situations.
24 April 2008 S/PRST/2008/10 This was a statement of the Council expressed concern at armed confrontations between the FNL and the Burundian national forces. It also expressed the Council's readiness to consider "other additional measures" in support of peace and stability in the country.