Central African Republic

International community has obligation to help Central African Republic rebuild, says Ban

Member States must continue to assist the Central African Republic (CAR) as it lifts itself back up from the devastation of conflict, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon declared today as he called on the international community to assist the beleaguered African country “chart a path to reconstruction, reconciliation, and the rule of law.”

UN training “rapid response force” to curb sexual violence in CAR

A rapid response force is being trained in the Central African Republic (CAR) to curb conflict-related sexual violence in the country.

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Central African Republic faces insecurity, logistics challenges as rains set in – UN agency

Due to the rainy season in the Central African Republic (CAR), the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has announced that it is facing a double challenge of insecurity and logistical constraints.

Ban saddened at passing of former UN official Margaret Vogt

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has learned with “profound sadness” of the passing today of Margaret Vogt, who served as his Special Representative in the Central African Republic (CAR) from 2011 to 2013.

International Criminal Court opens second probe into Central African Republic violence

The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court announced that she is opening a second investigation into the situation in the Central African Republic (CAR) with respect to crimes allegedly committed since 2012.

Benefits expected as UN takes over African-led mission in Central African Republic

An African-led peace mission to the Central African Republic has been replaced by a United Nations force, a move which the UN says will lead to a number of what it calls “advantages”.

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Central African Republic: Ban welcomes official deployment of UN mission

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today welcomed the official transfer of authority from the African-led International Support Mission to the Central African Republic (MISCA) to the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA).