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he Peacebuilding Support Office (PBSO) was established to assist and support the Peacebuilding Commission (PBC) with strategic advice and policy guidance, administer the Peacebuilding Fund (PBF) and to support the Secretary-General in coordinating United Nations agencies in their peacebuilding efforts.

In the founding resolutions (A/RES/60/180 and S/RES/1645(2005)) establishing the Peacebuilding Commission, the United Nations General Assembly and the Security Council requested “the Secretary-General to establish, within the Secretariat, from within existing resources, a small peacebuilding support office staffed by qualified experts to assist and support the Commission”.

The Office comprises the Peacebuilding Commission Support Branch, the Peacebuilding Strategy and Partnerships Branch, and the Financing for Peacebuilding Branch.

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Unlocking the Peacebuilding Potential

Reports & Research
November, 2013

Thirteen years after the adoption of UN Security Council Resolution 1325, investment in women as agents of change in peacebuilding remains inadequate. One of the unexplored entry points for strengthening womens contributions to peacebuilding relates to the way in which they use, manage, make decisions on and benefit from natural resources.

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