Central African Republic

Demonstrators attack UN convoy in Bambari town in CAR

An official working with the UN peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic (CAR), also known as MINUSCA, was injured on Tuesday while riding in a UN convoy headed to the village of Bornou.

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Central African Republic: Security Council pledges support for President’s efforts to stabilize country

The United Nations Security Council today expressed its support for the efforts of President Faustin Archange Touadera of the Central African Republic (CAR) to restore State authority as well as for the African Union-led mediation initiative to find a political solution to the situation in the crisis-torn country.

News in Brief 04 April 2017 (PM)

UN chief “deeply disturbed” by reports of chemical weapons use in Syria

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Civilian protection, aid access at risk as violence flares in Central African Republic – UN

With a new outbreak of violence erupting in the Central African Republic (CAR), a senior United Nations humanitarian official today urged warring parties to protect vulnerable civilian populations as a matter of priority and ensure free movements of relief aid workers.

News in Brief 27 March 2017 (PM)

Health situation in East Ghouta “deteriorating” warns UN health agency

The deteriorating health situation in Syria’s eastern Ghouta region in Rural Damascus, where more than 300 000 people are besieged, is a serious cause for concern.

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News in Brief 23 March 2017 (PM)

Heavy fighting in south eastern CAR: UN mission

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News in Brief 22 March 2017 (AM)

“Everyone can do their bit” to re-use more wastewater

Everyone around the world “can do their bit” to reduce and re-use wastewater.

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“Tremendous progress” in CAR, but situation “remains volatile”

“Tremendous progress” has been made in stabilizing the Central African Republic (CAR) since the election of a new government early last year, but the situation “remains volatile.”

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Half of Central African Republic’s people need aid; Security Council discusses peace operations

Senior officials today called for strong political support and adequate resources for the United Nations peacekeeping force in the Central African Republic (CAR), where half of the population urgently needs aid, according to the latest United Nations figures.

News in Brief 27 February 2017 (PM)

“Inconsistent progress” in Kosovo: UN mission chief

There has been “inconsistent progress” in recent months over talks to diffuse tensions regarding Kosovo, which declared independence from Serbia in 2008.

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