Central African Republic

Problems besetting Central African Republic can be overcome – UN official

The top United Nations political official today voiced his conviction that the various challenges facing the peace process in the Central African Republic (CAR) can be overcome with the continued help of the world body and the country’s international partners.

‘Fragile’ peace in Central African Republic needs continued support – Ban

The Central African Republic (CAR) faces a number of challenges in consolidating its “fragile” peace, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said, calling for further support from its partners.

UN political chief visits Central African Republic

The top United Nations political official continued his week-long visit to West and Central Africa, arriving today in the Central Africa Republic (CAR).

Ethiopian diplomat proposed to head UN efforts in Central African Republic

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has informed the Security Council of his intention to appoint Sahle-Work Zewde of Ethiopia as the top United Nations official in the Central African Republic (CAR).

Ban urges respect for human rights after reported attacks in Central African Republic

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called for the respect of human rights and the rule of law in the Central African Republic (CAR), following reports of deadly attacks by Government troops on civilians in the Ndele region of the country.

Security Council demands end to violence in Central African Republic

The United Nations Security Council today demanded an end to violence by armed groups terrorizing the northern Central African Republic (CAR) and called for all parties in the country to abide by the results of a recent national dialogue.

Central African refugees continue fleeing into Chad, UN reports

More people fleeing violence in the Central African Republic (CAR) are crossing the river to seek refuge in neighbouring Chad, the United Nations refugee agency reported today.

Chad: UN registers over 5,000 Central Africans uprooted by violence

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has registered more than 5,200 refugees in Chad who fled intensified fighting between Government forces and rebels in the north of their native Central African Republic (CAR) last December.

Central African Republic: inclusive talks could lead to peace consolidation – UN

Recent long-awaited multi-party talks in the Central African Republic (CAR) have provided a window of opportunity to make strides towards consolidating peace in the land-locked nation, a top United Nations envoy told the Security Council today.

Central African Republic must do more to protect human rights of displaced

An independent United Nations human rights expert today deplored the instability facing tens of thousands of vulnerable people uprooted by violence in the north of the Central African Republic (CAR), calling on local authorities to take action to protect the displaced.