Central African Republic

News in Brief 28 July 2017 (PM)

CAR risks reaching “tipping point,” says UN peacekeeping chief

The Central African Republic (CAR) could rapidly reach a “tipping point” because of the increased intensity of attacks against civilians and peacekeepers.

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UN condemns killing of two peacekeepers in Central African Republic

Secretary-General António Guterres and the United Nations Security Council have condemned yesterday's killing of two peacekeepers in the Central African Republic's (CAR) south-eastern city of Bangassou.

UN and Africa: focus on CAR children, SEED awards and hunger across East Africa

Children increasingly bear brunt of CAR violence amid mass displacement

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News in Brief 18 July 2017 (PM)

International community urged to avert repeat of CAR crisis

The international community is being urged by the UN Emergency Relief Coordinator to “sustain support” for the Central African Republic or CAR.

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News in Brief 12 July 2017 (PM)

Attacks in Abyei by unknown armed groups condemned by UN

The recent attacks by unknown armed assailants in the disputed Abyei Area have been condemned by the UN Mission in Abyei, UNISFA.

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UN Gender Focus: peacekeeping, human rights and women in science

Reports of sexual abuse by peacekeepers “shocked” UN in CAR

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Reports of sexual abuse by peacekeepers 'shocked' UN in CAR

The allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse by peacekeepers in the Central African Republic or CAR came as a “huge shock” to the UN Mission there also known by the acronym, MINUSCA.

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UN agency condemns attack on staff in Central African Republic town

Strongly condemning an attack against its staff and premises in a northern town of the Central African Republic (CAR), the United Nations refugee agency has underscored the importance of safety of aid workers for them to be able to help civilian populations in desperate need.