Central African Republic

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.

UN and Africa: focus on South Sudan, Uganda and Central African Republic

Despite ebb in famine, conflict fuelling rise in hunger in South Sudan

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With armed groups spreading in Central African Republic, UN expert urges action

The situation in the Central African Republic is “unsustainable,” an independent United Nations expert today warned, urging the Government to stop the spread of armed groups and increasing human rights violations.

People of CAR “have no alternative” to UN and partners

The war-weary people of the Central African Republic (CAR) have “no alternative” but to rely on the UN and the international community to help forge a lasting peace.

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“Chorus of Central African voices” demand end to impunity

During a recent visit to the Central African Republic (CAR), a senior UN official heard “passionate demands” for an end to impunity in the country.

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UN and Africa: focus on Gabon, CAR and Ocean Conference

Gabon to create vast network of protected marine areas in Africa

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UN urges aid for civilians swept up in Central African Republic’s ‘new spiral of escalating violence’

Warning that violence in the Central African Republic (CAR) is quickly escalating, the top United Nations aid official in the country today urged the international community to assist the tens of thousands of newly displaced civilians.