Political Affairs Division (PAD)

The mandate of the Political Affairs Division is rooted in the United Nations Security Council Resolution 2552 (2020).

MINUSCA’s strategic objective is to support the creation of the political, security and institutional conditions conducive to the sustainable reduction of the presence of, and threat posed by, armed groups through a comprehensive approach and proactive and robust posture (paragraph 28 of the Resolution 2552 (2020);

The Political Affairs Division provides expertise to the Special Representative of the Secretary General of the United Nations and other Mission’s officials in terms of strategic priorities, including good offices and support to the peace process, and offers political advice and strategic in accordance with MINUSCA's mandate.