Central African Republic

Security Council demands halt to rebel attacks in Central African Republic

The Security Council has demanded that armed groups in the Central African Republic (CAR) immediately cease hostilities, following attacks on several towns in recent days, and called on all parties to seek a peaceful solution to the current crisis.

Secretary-General Ban strongly condemns rebel attacks in Central African Republic

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has strongly condemned the armed attacks on several towns in the Central African Republic (CAR) perpetrated by the coalition of rebel groups known as ‘SELEKA,’ and called on all parties to refrain from acts of violence against civilians.

End impunity and empower victims of sexual violence in conflict: UN official

Ending impunity for those who commit sexual violence during conflict is one of the goals of Zainab Bangura, the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General tasked with fighting this scourge.

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Central African Republic: UN envoy signs agreements on conflict-related sexual violence

A senior United Nations official today concluded a visit to the Central African Republic (CAR) – her first mission abroad since her appointment – with the announcement of two agreements on conflict-related sexual violence with stakeholders in the country’s peace process.

UN official condemns violations of 2008 peace agreement for Central African Republic

A United Nations senior official today condemned all violations of a 2008 peace agreement which helped bring a degree of stability to the Central African Republic (CAR), and urged the peaceful resolution of any disputes there.

UN begins relocation of Central African Republic refugees affected by floods in Chad

The United Nations today announced it has begun relocating Central African Republic (CAR) refugees living in southern Chad to a new site due to floods that have affected the camps hosting some 17,000 people.

Central African Republic at ‘crucial’ juncture, UN envoy tells Security Council

The top United Nations envoy to the Central African Republic (CAR) today stressed the need for the country to continue building on the momentum recently created on the political, security and disarmament fronts.

UN supports African Union effort to stop LRA

Over the past weeks, elements of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) have been terrorizing people in the Central African Republic and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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UN official urges greater support for peacebuilding efforts in Central African Republic

The head of the United Nations peacebuilding office in the Central African Republic (CAR) today urged the international community to support ongoing efforts to restore stability in the country, saying that more $19 million is required to complete its disarmament, demobilization and reintegration (DDR) process.

Central African Republic relief efforts facing severe funding shortfall, UN warns

The Central African Republic (CAR) is facing one of the worst humanitarian funding shortfalls in the world, the United Nations warned today, adding that nearly half the country’s population is in dire need of assistance.