Director-General Opens Annual Meeting of Geneva Peacebuilding Platform
9 November 2012
The Director-General opened the annual meeting of the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform, which focused on operationalizing resilience in peacebuilding contexts. He noted the increased focus on peacebuilding in Geneva where political commitment, policy discussion and practical experience could be linked. He also stressed the critical nature of empowering communities and individuals to build resilient and sustainable societies.