Central African Republic

Top UN relief official in Central African Republic urgently appeals for halt in attacks on aid workers

The top United Nations humanitarian official in the Central African Republic (CAR) condemned today the surge in violence against aid workers in the country and appealed to all belligerents to allow them to do their jobs safely, particularly in the wake of a recent attack against a UN food convoy on a major supply route killed its driver.

UN Mission condemns surge in armed attacks on main supply route in Central African Republic

The United Nations peacekeeping operation in the Central African Republic (CAR) today condemned a recent series of armed attacks perpetrated by rebel elements.

CAR refugee election veto is "a setback to peace”

A surprise announcement denying nearly 200,000 refugees from Central African Republic (CAR) the right to take part in key elections needs to be reversed if the country is to return to peace, the UN said Tuesday.

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Central African Republic: UN concerned by decision of authorities to deny refugees vote

United Nations agencies voiced concern today about the decision of Central African Republic authorities to deny refugees from the country the right to participate to the presidential election set for this fall.