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UN Security Council and General Assembly Share CCCPA Workshop Outcome Report
11 December 2014

The high-profile Cairo workshop on the 'Regional Aspects of Peacebuilding' successfully concluded with the outcome report being circulated at the UN Security Council in December 2014. The report was also circulated as a document of the General Assembly, under item 29 of the Agenda  ‘Report of the Peacebuilding Commission’. Accordingly, it will contribute as substantive input for the African perspective on regional aspects of peacebuilding in the upcoming review of the United Nations’ peacebuilding architecture (The 2015 Review).

During the workshop, participants highlighted general perspectives on approaches to peacebuilding including ownership, the peace-development nexus as well as coherence, coordination and partnerships. The participants also discussed the role and performance of international, regional and sub-regional actors in terms of the above general perspectives, with a focus on the role the peacebuilding commission and the role of pan-African institutions.

The two day workshop, held on 24-25 November, came just ahead of several other important international peacebuiding developments also scheduled for 2015. Co-organized by the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (EMFA), CCCPA and the United Nations Peacebuilding Support Office (UNPBSO), the workshop was inaugurated by H.E. Sameh Shoukri, Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs; H.E. Oscar Fernandez-Taranco, Assistant U.N. Secretary-General for Peacebuilding Support; and H.E. Antonio de Aguiar Patriota, Chair of the Peacebuiding Commission and Permanent Representative of Brazil to the United Nations.

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