Central African Republic

Continuing violence in Central African Republic sparks Security Council’s concern

The Security Council today voiced serious concern over the security situation in the Central African Republic (CAR) as the country prepares for already delayed presidential and legislative elections next month.

Fair elections key to stability in Central African Republic – UN envoy

General elections in the Central African Republic (CAR) next year will be a crucial step towards restoring stability to the country through a democratic process, but the polls must be free, fair and transparent, the United Nations envoy to the African nation told the Security Council today.

Central African Republic: Ban advises extension of UN peacebuilding office

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has recommended to the Security-Council that the mandate of the United Nations peacebuilding office in the Central African Republic (CAR) be extended for another year to enable it to continue to facilitate the process of restoring stability in the country.

Ban deplores rebel attack in north-east Central African Republic

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned the recent rebel attack on the town of Birao in north-east Central African Republic (CAR), which occurred less than two weeks after the handing over of the United Nations mission's camps to the national authorities.

Ban: support for national efforts vital as UN departs Chad, Central African Republic

As the United Nations mission in Chad and Central African Republic (CAR) prepares to wrap up, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has stressed the need to support both countries as they seek to tackle their respective security and humanitarian challenges on their own.

UN agency sounds alarm over terror campaign by rebels in central Africa

The United Nations refugee agency today expressed concern over population displacement resulting from attacks perpetrated by the notorious Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) rebels in the Central African Republic and neighbouring countries.

Central African Republic can rely on UN to help consolidate peace, Ban pledges

The United Nations will continue to help the Central African Republic (CAR) to consolidate peace after years of ethnic conflict and political unrest by enhancing political dialogue and the reintegration of former fighters into national society.

UN puts spotlight on consolidating peace in Central African Republic

The United Nations today called on the international community to provide critical additional aid to the Central African Republic (CAR) to prevent a resumption of conflict in an impoverished country that is a prime target of UN efforts to consolidate peace in once violence-torn nations.

Lack of funds may force UN agency to cut food aid in Central African Republic

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) warned today that it may have to cut its feeding programme in the Central African Republic (CAR), where tens of thousands risk becoming malnourished unless new funding is secured.

Central African Republic: UN outlines options to tackle security threats

The United Nations has proposed strengthening the capacities of the Central African Republic (CAR) to enable it to effectively tackle security and humanitarian challenges when the world body’s peacekeepers withdraw from the country at the end of this year.