The Security Council, in its resolution 2127(2013) of 5 December 2013, requested the Secretary-General to rapidly establish an international commission of inquiry for an initial period of one year, including experts in both international humanitarian law and human rights law, in order to immediat
As the United Nations “re-hats” some of the African troops currently serving in the Central African Republic to a peacekeeping mission that will take over in mid-September, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced that the current African force commander will remain in charge under the UN fl
The members of the Security Council welcomed the signing of a cessation of hostilities and violence agreement between armed groups in the Central African Republic during the Central African National Reconciliation Forum held in Brazzaville on 23 July 2014.
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced today the appointment of Diane Corner of the United Kingdom as his Deputy Special Representative and Deputy Head of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA), established by
13 June 2014 – As ongoing violence in the Central African Republic (CAR) continues to drive civilians to seek safety elsewhere, the United Nations refugee agency is appealing to neighbouring countries to keep their borders open and allow access to safe haven for people on the run
On 26 May 2014, UNHCR launched a verification operation to document the situation of urban refugees and asylum seekers in Bangui. The operation aims to update their figures and attest their needs, in order to better target assistance and work for durable solutions.
30 May 2014 -The members of the Security Council condemn in the strongest terms the recent attacks in the Central African Republic (CAR), including those committed on the 28th of May 2014 on the Church of Notre Dame de Fatima in Bangui in which civilians, including displaced pers
29 May 2014 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today strongly condemned recent attacks in the Central African Republic (CAR) and encouraged the country’s Transitional Authority to do everything within its means to prevent further violence and to hold the perpetrators to account.
Bangui, 22 May 2014 – A joint mission of the African Union (AU), United Nations (UN) and Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) will visit Bangui from 24-26 May 2014, to highlight the situation of women and girls who have been particularly adversely affected by conf