Central African Republic

UN peacekeeping chief wraps up trip to Central African Republic as Mission reaches full strength

The United Nations peacekeeping chief finished a four-day trip to the Central African Republic today, his visit to the country coinciding with the UN stabilization Mission there achieving full operational capability for the first time.

UN warns Central African Republic is becoming largest forgotten humanitarian crisis

The Central African Republic (CAR) is quickly becoming the largest forgotten humanitarian crisis of our time with some 60 percent of its population in need of aid, including nearly 900,000 people forcibly displaced by conflict, but assistance programmes remain “dramatically underfunded,” the United Nations refugee agency said today.

Situation improves in Central African Republic but challenges remain

Violence and criminality remain a challenge in the Central African Republic, but there are signs of improvement.

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At Security Council, UN official says Central African Republic transition at ‘critical stage’

Amidst a tentative political transition, the situation in the Central African Republic (CAR) remains tenuous as sectarian tensions continue to simmer and the severity of the country’s humanitarian crisis increases, the top United Nations official in the African country warned today.

Central African Republic: UN deplores death of protestor following attack against Mission base

The United Nations Mission in the Central African Republic, known by its French acronym MINUSCA, has deplored the death and injuries resulting from a mob attack against its base in the city of Kaga-Bandoro – the second violent act of this kind in less than a week.