New York, 5 Mar 2008 – The second meeting of the PBF Advisory Group was convened on 5-6 March 2008. Prior to the meeting, the Permanent Mission of Finland to the UN convened a Seminar entitled “Catalytic Action for Peacebuilding: Examples of the UN Peacebuilding Fund”, co-chaired by HE Ms Marjatta Rasi, Under-Secretary of State for Development in FInland and Chair of the PBF Advisory Group, and HE Ms Carmen María Gallardo Hernández, Permanent Representative of El Salvador to the UN and Vice-Chair of the Peacebuilding Commission. During the Seminar, presentations were made on Burundi by H.E. Ambassador Nahayo, Permanent Mission of Burundi to the UN, and on Liberia by HE Ms Estelle K. Liberty, Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs, Government of Liberia. A summary of the Seminar is available here.
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