Document symbol: S/PRST/2008/14
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Statement made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 5890th meeting, 12 May 2008, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "Maintenance of international peace and security: role of the Security Council in supporting security sector reform"
Recognizes that the establishment of an effective, professional and accountable security sector is one of the necessary elements for laying the foundations for peace and sustainable development; commends Slovakia and South Africa for their joint initiative in holding the International Workshop on Enhancing United Nations Support for Security Sector Reform in Africa on 7-8 Nov. 2007; underlines that UN support to security sector reform must take place within a broad framework of the rule of law; will require coordination with all relevant UN actors, in particular the Rule of Law Coordination and Resource Group; emphasizes the important role that the Peacebuilding Commission can play in ensuring continuous international support to countries emerging from conflict; recognizes the importance of continued close cooperation and partnerships with non-UN actors.
UN. Security Council - UN. Peacebuilding Commission - UN. Rule of Law Coordination and Resource Group - PEACEBUILDING - POST-CONFLICT RECONSTRUCTION - COORDINATION WITHIN UN SYSTEM - REGIONAL SECURITY - COOPERATION BETWEEN ORGANIZATIONS - PARTNERSHIP - REGIONAL ORGANIZATIONS - INTERGOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS - INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS - DONOR COUNTRIES - SECURITY SECTOR REFORM - HUMAN SECURITY - RULE OF LAW - INTERNATIONAL SECURITY
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