Central African Republic

Rebel raids aggravate displacement crisis for Central Africans – UN

Numerous attacks by the insurgents of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) in south-eastern Central African Republic (CAR) have displaced an estimated 20,000 people who remain in dire need of humanitarian assistance even as insecurity has made it difficult for aid agencies to reach them, the United Nations reported.

Lack of funds threatens children’s health in Central African Republic – UN

A lack of funds and difficult access for aid workers are threatening the health of millions of people in conflict-plagued areas of the Central African Republic, including hundreds of thousands of children, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) reported today.

Tackling impunity key challenge for Central African Republic, says UN rights chief

Addressing impunity for human rights violations is one of the top challenges facing the Central African Republic (CAR), as it enters the final stretch before elections, a senior United Nations official said today.

Central African Republic receives new UN peacebuilding funds

The United Nations today announced a further allocation of $20 million from its Peacebuilding Fund to the Central African Republic (CAR) to support security sector reform, economic revitalization and the rule of law in consolidating peace in the impoverished African country.

Problems besetting Central African Republic can be overcome – UN official

The top United Nations political official today voiced his conviction that the various challenges facing the peace process in the Central African Republic (CAR) can be overcome with the continued help of the world body and the country’s international partners.

‘Fragile’ peace in Central African Republic needs continued support – Ban

The Central African Republic (CAR) faces a number of challenges in consolidating its “fragile” peace, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said, calling for further support from its partners.

UN political chief visits Central African Republic

The top United Nations political official continued his week-long visit to West and Central Africa, arriving today in the Central Africa Republic (CAR).

Ethiopian diplomat proposed to head UN efforts in Central African Republic

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has informed the Security Council of his intention to appoint Sahle-Work Zewde of Ethiopia as the top United Nations official in the Central African Republic (CAR).

Ban urges respect for human rights after reported attacks in Central African Republic

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called for the respect of human rights and the rule of law in the Central African Republic (CAR), following reports of deadly attacks by Government troops on civilians in the Ndele region of the country.

Security Council demands end to violence in Central African Republic

The United Nations Security Council today demanded an end to violence by armed groups terrorizing the northern Central African Republic (CAR) and called for all parties in the country to abide by the results of a recent national dialogue.