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Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on the Peacebuilding Fund in support of Sierra Leone

Mar
01
2007

Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on the Peacebuilding Fund in support of Sierra Leone

1 March 2007 – The Secretary-General has announced that an allocation of US$35 million will be made from the Peacebuilding Fund in support of Sierra Leone. The Peacebuilding Fund is funded through voluntary contributions and seeks to address critical peacebuilding priorities identified jointly by the Government and the United Nations and was created in late 2006 as part of the new peacebuilding architecture.