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MINUSCA peacekeepers on patrol in Central African Republic
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Guterres says Central African Republic must ‘spare no effort’ to help bring killers of UN peacekeepers to justice

The UN Secretary-General has expressed his deep sadness over the death of three peacekeepers from Bangladesh who were killed on Monday in the Central African Republic (CAR), following a roadside bomb explosion near the border with Cameroon. Others were injured, and one remains in a critical condition.

UN / Valeria Bove

Time to ‘turn words into deeds’ in combatting sexual exploitation in Central Africa

Following his first visit to the Central African Republic, the newly-appointed Special Coordinator on Improving UN Response to Sexual Exploitation and Abuse, or SEA, `underscored the need to “turn words into deeds” when it comes to zero tolerance of the scourge.

During his first field visit since taking office this month, Christian Saunders reiterated the UN’s firm stance against any and all such acts.