Deputy Secretary-General Calls for Deeper Collaboration between Peacebuilding Commission, Economic and Social Council, as States Pursue COVID-19 Recovery

15 Dec

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks at the joint Economic and Social Council-Peacebuilding Commission meeting on “Promoting COVID-19 Recovery and Durable Peace and Sustainable Development”, in New York today:

More Investment in Post-Pandemic Development Critical for Success of Peace, Political Missions, Speakers Tell Economic and Social Council, Peacebuilding Commission

15 Dec

As the world endeavours to recover from the COVID‑19 pandemic, without increased investment in development, political and peace missions will simply fail, delegates heard at a joint meeting of the Economic and Social Council and Peacebuilding Commission today.