Central African Republic

Political talks in Central African Republic could herald reconciliation – Ban

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today that the long-awaited multi-party talks launched in the Central African Republic (CAR) set the stage to begin a national reconciliation process that is crucial to bringing stability to the land-locked country.

Central African Republic: Ban welcomes confirmation that political talks to start soon

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today welcomed the confirmation that inclusive political dialogue will kick off tomorrow in the Central African Republic (CAR), which has been beset by widespread fighting and armed banditry in recent years.

Ban welcomes announcement of inclusive dialogue in Central African Republic

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the decision by the Central African Republic (CAR) to hold an inclusive political dialogue shortly, but cautioned that the country continues to face political, security and socio-economic challenges.

UNICEF ambassador voices concern for Central Africans on lack of clean water

The United States rock singer and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Goodwill Ambassador Joel Madden has voiced concern for the thousands of children in the Central African Republic (CAR) whose lives are threatened by tainted water diseases after completing his first visit to the impoverished, strife-torn country.

Central African Republic: UN team begins study on improving coordination

A 15-member United Nations inter-agency mission arrived today in the Central African Republic (CAR) to study how to improve the coordination and coherence of the world body’s work in the impoverished and strife-torn country.