Central African Republic

News in Brief 15 August 2017 (AM)

IOM provides US$150,000 for Sierra Leone mudslide relief

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is racing to assist Sierra Leone in the wake of devastating floods and mudslides which have killed hundreds.

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UN and Africa: focus on South Sudan force, DRC atrocities, Eritrea development

Arrival of South Sudan force allows peacekeepers to patrol “insecure roads”

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News in Brief 09 August 2017 (AM)

WFP welcomes US$1 million contribution to support Western Sahara refugees

The World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a US$1 million contribution from the United States to support vulnerable refugees from Western Sahara, stranded in Algeria.

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News in Brief 07 August 2017 (PM)

“Window of opportunity” for Libya to emerge from crisis: UN envoy

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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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