Ban Ki-moon declares New Deal as “watershed” on Peace- and Statebuilding in fragile states and pledges UN “will play its part”

News August 15th, 2012

DILI, AUGUST 15, 2012—UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addressed the g7+ fragilitity assessment workshop and praised the work of the New Deal and the work of fragile states on fragility assessments. The workshop was hosted by His Excellency the Prime Minister Kay Rala Xanana Gusmão and Her Excellency Emilia Pires, Minister of Finance, Timor-Leste. The Secretary-General […]

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World Bank strategy to support Peacebuilding and Statebuilding Goals

News July 26th, 2012

NEW YORK, JULY 13, 2012—Joachim von Amsberg, the World Bank Vice President for Operations Policy and Country Services, speaking at a Security Council meeting on Post-conflict Peacebuilding on 12 July, outlined four major changes that the World Bank are making to how they work: 
 ‘Doing strategies differently: World Bank country strategies for fragile and […]

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Ban Ki-moon affirms UN commitment to New Deal

News July 12th, 2012

NEW YORK, JULY 12, 2012— UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon affirmed the United Nations’ commitment to work through the New Deal for Engagement in Fragile States during remarks made to the Security Council debate on the Peacebuilding Commission’s report in New York on 12 July. The Secretary-General said that the ‘international community has long recognised the […]

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Timor-Leste announce start of Fragility Assessment

News July 11th, 2012

DILI, July 11, 2012— The government of Timor-Leste has announced that they will conduct a Fragility Assessment over the summer to initiate the New Deal for Engagement in Fragile States process. In becoming one of the first states to start the Fragility Assessment, Timor-Leste has continued to show its initiative and commitment to the New […]

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Fragility Assessment underway in Sierra Leone

News June 25th, 2012

FREETOWN, June 25, 2012—The Development Aid Coordination office of Sierra Leone’s Ministry of Finance and Economic Development has initiated the New Deal implementation process by establishing a Commission to assess the country’s level of fragility. Monday’s ‘Fragility Assessment Workshop’ held at the Ministry’s conference room, was the first step in a long process to understand […]

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International Dialogue meets in Nairobi to discuss New Deal

News June 8th, 2012

NAIROBI, JUNE 8, 2012— The High-Level Steering Group of the International Dialogue on Peacebuilding and Statebuilding met in Nairobi to discuss how to move forward with the New Deal for engagement in Fragile States on the 8th of June. The meeting was hosted by the new World Bank Center for Fragility, Conflict and Development and […]

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International Dialogue Steering Group in Nairobi

Events June 5th, 2012

Leading members of the International Dialogue on Peacebuilding and Statebuilding Steering Group met at the World Bank in Nairobi to develop and facilitate consensus on a set of simple and practical indicators to track progress against the PSGs at the global and country levels.

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Events April 21st, 2012

Leading ministers from the g7+ group of fragile countries, development partners, representatives of civil society, and the private sector gathered at the World Bank Headquarters to discuss how to translate the New Deal for Engagement in Fragile States into concrete actions and results for people who live in conflict and insecurity. Read the press release […]

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Moving Forward With The New Deal

News April 21st, 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C. April 21, 2012—Leading ministers from the g7+ group of fragile countries, development partners, representatives of civil society, and the private sector gathered at the World Bank Headquarters to discuss how to translate the New Deal for Engagement in Fragile States into concrete actions and results for people who live in conflict and insecurity. […]

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