From fighting to farming: Supporting peacebuilding in Mozambique

As Mozambique looks to move on from its violent past, a UN-led programme is supporting efforts to reintegrate former combatants, and give them a chance to lead productive, peaceful lives in their communities.

Building peace, one project at a time in Colombia

15 May 2022

A group of former combatants with the FARC rebel group in Colombia have been reflecting on five years of peace and community building in a locality called Tierra Grata, which translates as “pleasant land”

UN chief urges ‘surge in investment’ to overcome $4 trillion financing gap

22 Apr 2024

The UN Secretary-General on Monday called for a “surge in investment” to give developing countries a chance to build better lives for their people.


Success of Colombia peace process hinges on ending violence: Mission chief

12 Apr 2022

Colombia’s dynamic peace process – which saw fresh strides with the holding of a largely peaceful parliamentary election last month – will succeed or fail based on efforts to halt the deadly violence faced by former combatants, social leaders and human rights defenders, the senior UN official in the country told the Security Council on Tuesday.