"The co-facilitators for the UN’s review of its peacebuilding architecture have issued the zero draft of a joint resolution for adoption by the UN General Assembly (UNGA) and the UN Security Council. They are holding consultations with Member States to review the text on 19 October and 30 October 2020.

The review process was mandated by the UNGA and the Security Council, and launched in October 2019.

On 22 November 2019, addressing the UN Peacebuilding Commission, Guterres noted low levels of funding for the UN Peacebuilding Fund, saying that as demands for support have grown exponentially, many requests for investments in critical situations are left “unanswered.” He also cautioned about a lack of coordination and fragmentation, explaining that inadequate, earmarked, and siloed financing can drive parts of the UN apart. He said the 2020 review is an opportunity to improve the system and its resources."

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