Secretary-General: Sierra Leone saw many UN “firsts”

Secretary-General Remarks at Closing Ceremony for the United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Sierra Leone [As delivered] I Thank His Excellency President Koroma, the Government and the Sierra Leonean people for their warm welcome. Today we celebrate the successful conclusion of the UN Integrated Peacebuilding Office. This is a triumph for the people of SierraContinue reading Secretary-General: Sierra Leone saw many UN “firsts”

UN Chief Lauds Sierra Leone as Inspiring Example for International Peacebuilding Efforts

Freetown, 5 March 2014 – “The completion of the UN Integrated Peacebuilding Office, UNIPSIL, marks the end of more than 15 years of successive peace and political operations that all played critical roles in supporting Sierra Leone’s remarkable transition from war to peace,” United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon stated during a joint press conference withContinue reading UN Chief Lauds Sierra Leone as Inspiring Example for International Peacebuilding Efforts