Central African Republic

Central African Republic: inclusive talks could lead to peace consolidation – UN

Recent long-awaited multi-party talks in the Central African Republic (CAR) have provided a window of opportunity to make strides towards consolidating peace in the land-locked nation, a top United Nations envoy told the Security Council today.

Central African Republic must do more to protect human rights of displaced

An independent United Nations human rights expert today deplored the instability facing tens of thousands of vulnerable people uprooted by violence in the north of the Central African Republic (CAR), calling on local authorities to take action to protect the displaced.

New UNICEF campaign aims to reduce child deaths in Central African Republic

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has embarked on one of the largest vaccination campaigns in the history of the Central African Republic (CAR), aiming to give 800,000 children the tools they need to address the three leading causes of preventable death: malaria, measles and diarrhoea.

Political talks in Central African Republic could herald reconciliation – Ban

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today that the long-awaited multi-party talks launched in the Central African Republic (CAR) set the stage to begin a national reconciliation process that is crucial to bringing stability to the land-locked country.

Central African Republic: Ban welcomes confirmation that political talks to start soon

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today welcomed the confirmation that inclusive political dialogue will kick off tomorrow in the Central African Republic (CAR), which has been beset by widespread fighting and armed banditry in recent years.

Ban welcomes announcement of inclusive dialogue in Central African Republic

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the decision by the Central African Republic (CAR) to hold an inclusive political dialogue shortly, but cautioned that the country continues to face political, security and socio-economic challenges.

UNICEF ambassador voices concern for Central Africans on lack of clean water

The United States rock singer and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Goodwill Ambassador Joel Madden has voiced concern for the thousands of children in the Central African Republic (CAR) whose lives are threatened by tainted water diseases after completing his first visit to the impoverished, strife-torn country.

Central African Republic: UN team begins study on improving coordination

A 15-member United Nations inter-agency mission arrived today in the Central African Republic (CAR) to study how to improve the coordination and coherence of the world body’s work in the impoverished and strife-torn country.