United Nations Peacebuilding Fund

The United Nations Peacebuilding Fund (PBF) was launched in 2006 to support activities, actions, programmes and organizations that seek to build a lasting peace in countries emerging from conflict. It supports peacebuilding activities that strengthen the capacity of governments, national/local institutions and transitional or other relevant authorities.

PBF funds activities designed to: respond to threats to the peace process, to support the implementation of peace agreements and political dialogue; to build and strengthen national capacities to promote coexistence and peaceful resolution of conflict; to support efforts to revitalize the economy; and to establish essential administrative services and related human and technical capacities.

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Capacity Development of Mass Media Institutions in Support of Peace-building and Local Development in Mon and Kayin States, Myanmar

As part of its ongoing support to media development in Myanmar, UNESCO is working to strengthen national and local media’s capacities in conflict-sensitive reporting and professional standards through a project financed by the UN Peacebuilding Fund.

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