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

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21 February 2007 S/PRST/2007/3 This presidential statement recognised the link between security sector reform, DDR and small arms and light weapons control.
8 January 2007 S/PRST/2007/1 This statement focused on threats to international peace and security. The Council reaffirmed its resolve to take appropriate and effective action against any threat to international peace and security caused by the proliferation of nuclear, chemical and biological weapons and their means of delivery. It also took note of a briefing by the chair of the PBC on the Commission’s activities relating to Burundi and encouraged all stakeholders to devise a sound peacebuilding strategic framework for the country.
26 October 2006 S/PRST/2006/42 This statement was on women, peace and security and welcomed the role the PBC can play in mainstreaming gender perspectives into the peace consolidation process.
20 September 2006 S/PRST/2006/39 This presidential statement welcomed the intent of regional organisations to be closely associated with the work of the PBC and expressed the Council's commitment to facilitate their participation in the PBC's country-specific activities.
9 August 2006 S/PRST/2006/38 This presidential statement welcomed the decision of ECOWAS to transform the Moratorium on Import, Export and Manufacture of Light Weapons into a binding Convention on Small Arms and Light Weapons, their Ammunition and Other Related Materials.
1 January 2006 S/PRST/2006/28 This statement affirmed the Council's commitment to promoting justice and the rule of law. It also asked the 1267 Committee to continue to work on its listing and de-listing procedures. It contained the Council's most statement on the "listing/delisting" issue.
26 May 2005 S/PRST/2005/20 This was on post-conflict peacebuilding.
20 February 2001 S/PRST/2001/5 The Council stressed the importance of mainstreaming a gender perspective into peace agreements and peace-building strategies and of involving women in all peace-building measures.
23 March 2000 S/PRST/2000/10 This was a presidential statement on disarmament, demobilisation and reintegration. The Council recognised that action to curb the illegal flow of small arms into areas of conflict can contribute to the success of DDR.