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PBF: The 3rd Peacebuilding Fund Advisory Group Meeting


New York, 15 – 16 Oct 2008 – The third meeting of the PBF Advisory Group, chaired by HE Ms Marjatta Rasi, was convened on 15-16 October 2008 at the UN Secretariat, New York. The Advisory Group Members reviewed PBF financial and performance reports, and shared ideas on reviewing the PBF Terms of References. The Group also received a briefing on the preparation of the Secretary-General’s Report on Peacebuilding and Early Recovery. In the afternoon of 16 October, the Secretary-General interacted with Advisory Group Members on how the PBF can be expanded and strengthened to better support UN peacebuilding processes. In doing so he emphasized the importance of the PBF as a vital peacebuilding instrument. More on the work of the PBF Advisory Group.