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Departing UN mission in Chad and Central African Republic hands over projects

The United Nations mission in Chad and the Central African Republic (MINURCAT) has handed over its programmes to the Government of Chad and the UN agencies in the country as it prepares to wind up its responsibilities there at the end of this month.

Chadian civilian protection force will need continued assistance after UN leaves – envoy

Chadian security forces entrusted with protecting civilians will need continued international assistance after the United Nations mission withdraws at the end of the year, the top UN envoy in the country said today.

Ban: challenges remain as UN mission departs Chad, Central African Republic

With the United Nations mission in Chad and Central African Republic (CAR) wrapping up by the end of the year, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warns that the humanitarian challenges are immense and some security issues give rise to concern.

Ban names new head of UN mission in Central African Republic and Chad

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed veteran staffer Youssef Mahmoud of Tunisia as the new head of the United Nations Mission in the Central African Republic and Chad (MINURCAT), which is due to wrap up by the end of the year.

Security Council extends UN force for two weeks as talks on troop cuts in Chad continue

The Security Council today decided to extend the United Nations Mission in the Central African Republic and Chad for another two weeks, as it continues to examine possible options for a reduction of troops and a revised mandate for the force.

Ban outlines proposals for reduced UN force in Chad

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon laid out his proposals for a revised mandate for the United Nations mission in the Central African Republic (CAR) and Chad in a new report released today, including a significant reduction of troops in response to the latter country’s request to assume full responsibility for protecting civilians in its territory.

UN official arrives in Chad for talks on future of peacekeeping force

A senior United Nations official arrived today in the Chadian capital to lead talks with that country’s Government on the future of the UN peacekeeping force in the African country and the neighbouring Central African Republic (CAR).

Security Council extends UN force for two months, as talks with Chad continue

The Security Council today extended the mandate of the UN peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic and Chad until 15 May, as discussions continue on the future of the operation.

UN peacekeeping chief arrives in Chad to discuss cooperation with government

The top United Nations peacekeeping official has arrived in Chad accompanied by a five-member team to discuss cooperation between the Government and the UN peacekeeping mission in Chad and the Central African Republic (CAR).

UN completes initial round of training for local judges in eastern Chad

Some 75 local civil servants from eastern Chad have wrapped up a one-month United Nations-backed training programme aimed at boosting the number of professional magistrates in the strife-torn region, the UN peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic and Chad (MINURCAT) announced today.