CAR

Calls for an end to conflict in CAR as the country prepares to welcome the Pope

As the Central African Republic prepares for the visit of Pope Francis to Bangui this weekend, the United Nations Refugee Agency, UNHCR, is urging the country’s warring groups to be inspired by the visit to rebuild the nati

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CAR entering delicate period ahead of elections

After two and a half years of violent conflict that has left thousands dead and millions displaced, the most tenuous months for the Central African Republic may very well lie ahead.

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Violence and impunity in CAR must end: Human Rights chief

Ending impunity for people who commit violent crimes in the Central African Republic (CAR) is essential to achieve peace and democracy in the strife-torn nation, according to the UN Human Rights High Commissioner.

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UN peacekeepers determined to see rule of law in CAR

UN peacekeepers in the Central African Republic will continue to support authorities in their efforts to improve security despite the killing of a colleague; that’s according to Luis Carrilho, Police Commissioner at the UN mission in the country, known as

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Political process in CAR "moving forward"

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The political process in the Central African Republic (CAR) is moving forward despite ongoing tensions between rival communities, according to the UN’s top envoy in the country.

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CAR refugee election veto is "a setback to peace”

A surprise announcement denying nearly 200,000 refugees from Central African Republic (CAR) the right to take part in key elections needs to be reversed if the country is to return to peace, the UN said Tuesday.

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Investigation launched following abuse of girl in CAR

An investigation has been launched in the Central African Republic, by the United Nations peacekeeping mission, MINUSCA, following allegations that a UN peacekeeper had sexually abused a young girl.

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