The Government of Malaysia makes first contribution to Peacebuilding Fund
29 May 2014
New York – The Government of Malaysia became the 56th financial contributor to the Peacebuilding Fund (PBF). Madam Siti Hajjar Adnin, Charge D'Affaires a.i. of the Permanent Mission of Malaysia to the UN, and the Executive Coordinator of the MPTF Office signed the agreement for Malaysia’s contribution of $100,000. This represents their first contribution to the PBF and UN pooled funds administered by the MPTF Office.
The PBF was launched in 2005 by the UN Secretary-General following General Assembly and Security Council resolutions. As of June 2014, it has delivered more than $461 million in fast, flexible and catalytic funding to 29 countries emerging from conflict. The PBF has the broadest contributors’ base of all MPTF Office administered funds.