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Central African Republic Central African Republic’s Parliament seated after UN support for polls (UN News Centre Feature, 6 May 2016): http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=53882

Taking Action on Sexual Exploitation and Abuse by Peacekeepers: Report of an Independent Review on Sexual Exploitation and Abuse by International Peacekeeping Forces in the Central African Republic (17 December 2015): http://www.un.org/News/dh/infocus/centafricrepub/Independent-Review-Report.pdf Report of an independent review on sexual exploitation and abuse by international peacekeeping forces in the Central African Republic (A/71/99, 23 June 2016): http://undocs.org/A/71/99 Central African Republic: UN completes investigations into allegations of sexual abuse by peacekeepers (UN News Centre, 5 December 2016): http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=55722

Security Council 

Meetings in 2016: 16 November, 10 October, 26, 8 July - The situation in the Central African Republic; 15 June – Central African region; 26, 15, 12 April, 9 February, 27 January - The situation in the Central African Republic http://www.un.org/en/sc/meetings/records/2016.shtml (Meeting records, press releases and resolutions) Meetings in 2015: 14 December - The situation in the Central African Republic, 8 December – Central African region, 20 October - The situation in the Central African Republic , 5 August – The situation in the Central African Republic, 11 June – Central African region, 28, 14, 8 April, 26 March, 22 January - The situation in the Central African Republic http://www.un.org/en/sc/meetings/records/2015.shtml Meetings in 2014: 18 December - Central African Republic; 10 December – Central African region; 9 December, 21 October, 19 August, 24 June - The situation in the Central African Republic; 12 May - Central African region; 10 April, 6 March, 20 February, 28, 22 and 6 January – Central African Republic http://www.un.org/en/sc/meetings/records/2014.shtml Meetings in 2013: 5 December and 25 November – Central African Republic; 25 and 20 November – Central African Region; 10 October – Central African Republic; 14 August - The situation in the Central African Republic; 29 May - Central African region; 15 May The situation in the Central African Republic; 24 and 11 January - The situation in the Central African Republic http://www.un.org/en/sc/meetings/records/2013.shtml


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Meetings in 2012: 19 and 18 December - Central African region; 6 June - The situation in the Central African Republic http://www.un.org/en/sc/meetings/records/2012.shtml

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Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2127 (2013) concerning the Central African Republic https://www.un.org/sc/suborg/en/sanctions/2127 Resolutions and other documents: o S/2017/12 (5 January 2017): Letter dated 5 January 2017 from the President of the Security Council addressed to the Secretary-General: http://undocs.org/S/2017/12 Transmits letter dated 30 Dec. 2016 from the Chair of the Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict, based on the Working Group's conclusions on children and armed conflict in the Central African Republic, adopted on 14 Dec. 2016 (S/AC.51/2016/3).

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S/2016/1105 (27 December 2016): Letter dated 22 December 2016 from the Permanent Representatives of Spain and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General: http://undocs.org/S/2016/1105 Transmits summary note of the meeting of the Security Council Informal Experts Group on Women, Peace and Security on the Central African Republic, held on 7 Dec. 2016.

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S/2016/1080 (19 December 2016): Letter dated 19 December 2016 from the Chair of the Security Council Committee Established pursuant to Resolution 2127 (2013) concerning the Central African Republic addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2016/1080 Other Title: Report of the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2127 (2013) concerning the Central African Republic [for 2016] Summary: Transmits report of the Committee's activities for 2016.

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S/2016/1032 (5 December 2016): Letter dated 5 December 2016 from the Panel of Experts on the Central African Republic extended pursuant to Security Council resolution 2262 (2016) addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2016/1032 Other Title: Final report of the Panel of Experts on the Central African Republic extended pursuant to Security Council resolution 2262 (2016)

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S/AC.51/2016/3 (29 November 2016): Conclusions on children and armed conflict in the Central African Republic : Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict: http://undocs.org/S/AC.51/2016/3 S/2016/824 (29 September 2016): Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in the Central African Republic: http://undocs.org/S/2016/824 and http://undocs.org/S/2016/824/Corr.1

Submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2301 (2016); provides an update on the situation in the Central African Republic since the report of 1 April 2016 (S/2016/305), to 16 Sept. 2016 and on the implementation of the mandate of MINUSCA. Corrigendum S/2016/824/Corr.1 provides substitute text for para. 16.

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A/70/1020-S/2016/721 (18 August 2016): Letter dated 29 July 2016 from the Permanent Representatives of Slovakia and South Africa to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary General: http://undocs.org/S/2016/721 Transmits statement by the Co-Chairs of the Group of Friends of Security Sector Reform on the highlevel dialogue on building support for security sector reform priorities in the Central African Republic, held in New York, 21 June 2016.

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S/2016/694 (11 August 2016): Letter dated 9 August 2016 from the Panel of Experts on the Central African Republic extended pursuant to Security Council resolution 2262 (2016) addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2016/694 Transmits midterm report of the Panel of Experts.

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S/2016/672 (2 August 2016): Letter dated 29 July 2016 from the Permanent Representatives of Spain and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General: http://undocs.org/S/2016/672


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S/RES/2301 (2016): http://undocs.org/S/RES/2301(2016)

on extension of the mandate of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) until 15 Nov. 2017

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S/2016/565 (22 June 2016): Special Report of the Secretary-General on the strategic review of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic: http://undocs.org/S/2016/565 S/RES/2281 (2016): http://undocs.org/S/RES/2264(2016)

on extension of the mandate of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) until 31 July 2016 o

S/2016/305 (1 April 2016): Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in the Central African Republic: http://undocs.org/S/2016/305

Submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2217 (2015); provides an update on the situation in the Central African Republic since the last report of 30 Nov. 2015 (S/2015/918), to 15 Mar. 2016 and on the implementation of the mandate of MINUSCA.

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S/2016/133 (12 February 2016): Report of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict in the Central African Republic: http://undocs.org/S/2016/133 Prepared pursuant to Security Council resolution 1612 (2005); covers the period Jan. 2011 to Dec. 2015.

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on number of military, police and correction personnel for the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) o

S/RES/2262 (2016): http://undocs.org/S/RES/2262(2016)

on renewal of measures on arms, transport, finance and travel against the Central African Republic and extension of the mandate of the Group of Experts Established pursuant to Resolution 2127 (2013) until 28 Feb. 2017 o

S/2015/979 (31 December 2015): Letter dated 9 December 2015 from the Chair of the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2127 (2013) concerning the Central African Republic addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2015/979 Transmits report of the Committee's activities from 1 Jan.-31 Dec. 2015.

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S/2015/936 (21 December 2015): Letter dated 21 December 2015 from the Panel of Experts on the Central African Republic extended pursuant to Security Council resolution 2196 (2015) addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2015/936 Transmits final report of the Panel of Experts on the Central African Republic extended pursuant to Security Council resolution 2196 (2015)

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S/2015/918 (30 November 2015): Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in the Central African Republic: http://undocs.org/S/2015/918

Submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2217 (2015); provides an update on the situation in the Central African Republic since the last report of 29 July 2015 (S/2015/576) and on the implementation of the mandate of MINUSCA.

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S/2015/576 (29 July 2015): Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in the Central African Republic: http://undocs.org/S/2015/576 S/2015/503 (30 June 2015): Report of the Security Council mission to the Central African Republic, Ethiopia and Burundi, including the African Union: http://undocs.org/S/2015/503 S/2015/344 (4 June 2015): Letter dated 15 May 2015 from the ChargĂŠ d'affaires a.i. of the Permanent Mission of the Central African Republic to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2015/344 Transmits the two documents entitled "Republican Pact for Peace, National Reconciliation and Reconstruction in the Central African Republic" and "Agreement between the Transitional Government and the armed groups on the principles of disarmament, demobilization, reintegration and repatriation and of integration into the uniformed State forces of the Central African Republic" adopted at the Bangui Forum, held from 4 to 11 May 2015 as part of the transition process in the Central African Republic.

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S/2015/339 (14 May 2015): Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in Central Africa and the activities of the United Nations Regional Office for Central Africa: http://undocs.org/S/2015/339


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S/RES/2217 (2015): http://undocs.org/S/RES/2217(2015) [on the extension of the the mandate of UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) until 30 April 2016]

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S/2015/227 (1 April 2015): Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in the Central African Republic: http://undocs.org/S/2015/227 Submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2149 (2014); provides an update on the situation in the Central African Republic since the last report of 28 Nov. 2014 (S/2014/857). Includes UN map no. 4522 rev. 3: MINUSCA deployment as at April 2015 (Apr. 2015).

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S/RES/2212 (2015): http://undocs.org/S/RES/2212(2015)

[on increase of military, police and correction personnel for the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA)]

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S/2015/119 (17 February 2015): Letter dated 17 February 2015 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2015/119

Refers to Security Council resolution 2196 (2015) extending the mandate of the Panel of Experts on the Central African Republic for a period of 13 months; provides the names of the experts appointed to serve on the Panel.

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[extending arms embargo, asset freeze and travel ban until 29 January 2016 and the mandate of the Expert Panel assisting the Sanctions Committee through 29 February 2016]

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S/2014/928 (22 December 2014): Letter dated 19 December 2014 from the Secretary-General to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2014/928

Transmits the final report of the International Commission of Inquiry on the Central African Republic received from the Chair of the Commission in accordance with Security Council resolution 2127 (2013).

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S/2014/921 (31 December 2014): Letter dated 17 December 2014 from the Chair of the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2127 (2013) concerning the Central African Republic addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2014/921 Transmits report of the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2127 (2013), containing an account of the Committee's activities from 1 Jan. to 31 Dec. 2014.

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S/2014/858 (28 November 2014): Letter dated 28 November 2014 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2014/858 Transmits letter dated 13 Nov. 2014 from the High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy of the European Union and Vice-President of the European Commission, submitting report of the European Union operation in the Central African Republic to the Security Council on its support to the African-led International Support Mission and the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic.

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S/2014/857 (28 November 2014): Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in the Central African Republic: http://undocs.org/S/2014/857

Submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2149 (2014); provides an update on the situation in the Central African Republic since the last report of 1 Aug. (S/2014/562).

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S/RES/2181 (2014): http://undocs.org/S/RES/2181(2014)

[extending the authorization of the European Union operation in the Central African Republic until 15 March 2015]

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S/2014/562 (1 August 2014): Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in the Central African Republic: http://undocs.org/S/2014/562 Submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2149 (2014); provides an update on the situation in the Central African Republic since the last report of 3 Mar. 2014 (S/2014/142).

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S/2014/452 (1 July 2014): Letter dated 26 June 2014 from the Panel of Experts on the Central African Republic established pursuant to Security Council resolution 2127 (2013) addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2014/452 Report of the Panel of Experts on the Central African Republic established pursuant to Security Council resolution 2127 (2013)

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S/2014/319 (6 May 2014): Report of the Secretary-General on the activities of the United Nations Regional Office for Central Africa and on the Lord's Resistance Army-affected areas: http://undocs.org/S/2014/319 S/RES/2149 (2014): http://undocs.org/S/RES/2149(2014) [establishing the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) for an initial period of one year]


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S/2014/142 (3 March 2014): Report of the Secretary-General on the Central African Republic submitted pursuant to paragraph 48 of Security Council resolution 2127 (2013): http://undocs.org/S/2014/142 S/2014/117 (20 February 2014): Letter dated 20 February 2014 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2014/117 Transmits letter dated 17 Feb. 2014 from the Chairperson of the African Union Commission including the African Union's proposals on the enhancement of international action in the Central African Republic.

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S/RES/2134 (2014): http://undocs.org/S/RES/2134(2014)

[on the extension of the mandate of the United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Office in the Central African Republic (BINUCA) for one year, expanding sanctions imposed on individuals to include a travel ban and an assets freeze, and authorizing the deployment of a European Union intervention force in the country]

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S/2014/43 (22 January 2014): http://undocs.org/S/2014/43 [members of the international commission of inquiry]

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S/2013/787 (31 December 2013): Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in the Central African Republic: http://undocs.org/S/2013/787 Submitted pursuant to the request of the Security Council contained in its resolution 2088 (2013); provides an update on the situation in the Central African Republic and the activities of the United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Office in the Central African Republic (BINUCA) from 1 August to 31 December 2013; also includes a detailed assessment of the performance and effectiveness of BINUCA.

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S/2013/677 (15 November 2013): Report of the Secretary-General on the Central African Republic submitted pursuant to paragraph 22 of Security Council resolution 2121 (2013): http://undocs.org/S/2013/677 S/2013/671 (14 November 2013): Report of the Secretary-General on the activities of the United Nations Regional Office for Central Africa and on the Lord's Resistance Army-affected areas: http://undocs.org/S/2013/671 S/RES/2121 (2013) [on the situation in the Central African Republic]: http://undocs.org/S/RES/2121(2013) S/2013/470 (5 August 2013): Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in the Central African Republic: http://undocs.org/S/2013/470 Submitted pursuant to the request of the Security Council contained in its resolution 2088 (2013); provides an update on the situation in the Central African Republic and the activities of the UN Integrated Peacebuilding Office in the Central African Republic, covering the period from 3 May to 31 July 2013.

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S/2013/261 (3 May 2013): Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in the Central African Republic: http://undocs.org/S/2013/261 Submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2088 (2013); provides an update on the situation in the Central African Republic and an assessment of how the UN Integrated Peacebuilding Office in the Central African Republic (BINUCA) could further implement its priorities in the light of recent developments in the country.

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S/RES/2088 (2013) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Integrated Peacebuilding Office in the Central African Republic (BINUCA) until 31 Jan. 2014]: http://undocs.org/S/RES/2088(2013)

Human Rights Council 

20th Special Session on the "Human Rights Situation in the Central African Republic" 20 January 2014: http://www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/HRC/SpecialSessions/Session20/Pages/20thSpecialSession.aspx

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OHCHR Monitoring Mission in the Central African Republic (CAR): Preliminary Findings (14 January 2014): http://www.ohchr.org/Documents/Countries/CF/CARPreliminaryFindingsasof13.01.14.docx


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United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) http://www.un.org/en/peacekeeping/missions/minusca/ http://minusca.unmissions.org United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Office in the Central African Republic (BINUCA, 1 January 2010 – 10 April 2014) http://binuca.unmissions.org/ United Nations Regional Office for Central Africa (UNOCA) http://unoca.unmissions.org/ United Nations Department of Political Affairs (DPA) – Central Africa http://www.un.org/undpa/africa/central-africa Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict – Central African Republic http://childrenandarmedconflict.un.org/countries/central-african-republic/ Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict (SRSG-SVC) - Central African Republic http://www.un.org/sexualviolenceinconflict/countries/central-african-republic/ Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights – Central African Republic http://www.ohchr.org/EN/countries/AfricaRegion/Pages/CFIndex.aspx o Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Central African Republic: http://www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/SP/CountriesMandates/CF/Pages/IECentralAfri canRepublic.aspx Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) – CAR Emergency http://www.unhcr.org/car-emergency.html United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in the Central African Republic http://www.cf.undp.org/ (in French) United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) – Central African Republic http://www.unocha.org/car o ReliefWeb - Central African Republic: http://reliefweb.int/country/caf o #CARCrisis - Taking refuge at the airport : A photo journey: http://www.unocha.org/CARphotojourney/ World Food Programme (WFP) – Central African Republic http://www.wfp.org/countries/central-african-republic United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) – Central African Republic http://www.unicef.org/infobycountry/car.html International Criminal Court (ICC) - Situation in the Central African Republic https://www.icc-cpi.int/car International Organization for Migration (IOM) – Central African Republic https://www.iom.int/countries/central-african-republic o CAR Response: https://carresponse.iom.int/

Selected Statements and Speeches by UN Officials  

Following deadly clashes in Central African Republic, Secretary-General calls for rival armed groups to end violence immediately (SG/SM/18311-AFR/3494, 28 November 2016): http://www.un.org/press/en/2016/sgsm18311.doc.htm Deputy Secretary-General Remarks to Brussels Conference on Central African Republic (DSG/SM/1028-AFR/3489, 17 November 2016): http://www.un.org/press/en/2016/dsgsm1028.doc.htm [FR]


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Deputy Secretary-General Remarks to National Assembly of Central African Republic (DSG/SM/1026-AFR/3479, 2 November 2016): http://www.un.org/press/en/2016/dsgsm1026.doc.htm [FR] Condemning deadly violence in Central African Republic, Secretary-General says such actions must not undermine work of rebuilding nation (SG/SM/18231-AFR/3476, 25 October 2016): http://www.un.org/press/en/2016/sgsm18231.doc.htm Deputy Secretary-General's Remarks at Briefing on Central African Republic (DSG/SM/1025AFR/3474, 21 October 2016): http://www.un.org/press/en/2016/dsgsm1025.doc.htm Secretary-General condemns killing of peacekeeper in Central African Republic, calling such attacks ‘unacceptable’ (SG/SM/17887-AFR/3403, 27 June 2016): http://www.un.org/press/en/2016/sgsm17887.doc.htm Interview with Aurélien Agbénonci: "Central Africans need now to get together and start rebuilding their country in peace and tolerance" (25 May 2016): http://bit.ly/25jCG0V Condemning death of peacekeeper in Central African Republic, Secretary-General calls for new government to ensure perpetrators face justice (SG/SM/17683-AFR/3361-PKO/571, 18 April 2016): http://www.un.org/press/en/2016/sgsm17683.doc.htm Investigations under way into “sickening” allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse by peacekeepers in CAR (31 March 2016): http://www.ohchr.org/en/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=18548 In Op-Ed, UN envoy details Organization's measures to root out sexual exploitation in its peace missions (30 March 2016): http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=53578 ‘Shocked to the core’ by latest abuse allegations in Central African Republic, Secretary-General pledges to relentlessly confront scourge, aid victims (SG/SM/17643-AFR/3355-PKO/569, 31 March 2016): http://www.un.org/press/en/2016/sgsm17643.doc.htm INTERVIEW: Days of ‘silence’ on sexual exploitation and abuse are over, says UN envoy in Central African Republic (16 March 2016): http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=53461 Following announcement of election results in Central African Republic, Secretary-General calls on leaders to maintain constructive atmosphere (SG/SM/17556-AFR/3327, 21 February 2016): http://www.un.org/press/en/2016/sgsm17556.doc.htm Secretary-General calls on all stakeholders to ensure peaceful, credible presidential elections in Central African Republic (SG/SM/17537-AFR/3323, 13 February 2016): http://www.un.org/press/en/2016/sgsm17537.doc.htm More allegations of sexual abuse of children by foreign soldiers in the Central African Republic (29 January 2016): http://www.ohchr.org/en/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=16995 Secretary-General urges peaceful, credible polls as Central African Republic prepares to elect President, Legislature (SG/SM/17438-AFR/3295, 29 December 2015): http://www.un.org/press/en/2015/sgsm17438.doc.htm Secretary-General vows fast action after report finds misuse of authority in United Nations Response to Central African Republic abuse claims (SG/SM/17425-AFR/3291-HR/5285, 17 December 2015): http://www.un.org/press/en/2015/sgsm17425.doc.htm Comment by High Commissioner Zeid on the CAR review report (17 December 2015): http://www.ohchr.org/en/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=16902 Secretary-General urges peaceful, credible holding of Constitutional Referendum in Central African Republic (SG/SM/17411-AFR/3289, 12 December 2015): http://www.un.org/press/en/2015/sgsm17411.doc.htm CAR: Zeid warns against risk of further violence as elections approach (11 December 2015): http://www.ohchr.org/en/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=16867 Thwart attempts to disrupt political transition in Central African Republic, Secretary-General urges all stakeholders, at African Union Summit (SG/SM/17359-AFR/3273, 25 November 2015): http://www.un.org/press/en/2015/sgsm17359.doc.htm Condemning killing of United Nations Peacekeeper in Central African Republic, Secretary-General calls for armed groups to immediately relinquish weapons (SG/SM/17315-AFR/3262-PKO/538, 10 November 2015): http://www.un.org/press/en/2015/sgsm17315.doc.htm Secretary-General condemns killing of peacekeeper in Central African Republic capital, reiterates call on armed groups to end fighting (SG/SM/17193-AFR/3234-PKO/527, 7 October 2015): http://www.un.org/press/en/2015/sgsm17193.doc.htm Without resources to address security, stabilization needs, Central African Republic risks backslide into protracted conflict, Secretary-General says (SG/SM/17173-AFR/3227, 1 October 2015): http://www.un.org/press/en/2015/sgsm17173.doc.htm Secretary-General deplores deadly violent attacks in Central African Republic, urges authorities to keep political process on track (SG/SM/17142-AFR/3221, 28 September 2015): http://www.un.org/press/en/2015/sgsm17142.doc.htm


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Opening remarks by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein at a press conference in the Central African Republic (Bangui, 4 September 2015): http://www.ohchr.org/en/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=16383 UN human rights chief deplores new allegation of sexual abuse in CAR (Bangui/Geneva, 3 September 2015): http://www.ohchr.org/en/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=16375 Statement by the High Commissioner to an International seminar on the fight against impunity in Central African Republic (2 September 2015): http://www.ohchr.org/en/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=16372 Full Transcript of Secretary-General's remarks to press on the Central African Republic (New York, 12 August 2015): http://www.un.org/sg/offthecuff/index.asp?nid=4046 Secretary-General, saddened by peacekeepers’ deaths in Central African Republic, offers condolences, confirms investigation under way (SG/SM/17002-AFR/3193-PKO/510, 8 August 2015): http://www.un.org/press/en/2015/sgsm17002.doc.htm Secretary-General condemns killing of peacekeeper in Central African Republic, calls for swiftly bringing perpetrators to justice (SG/SM/16984-AFR/3187-PKO/507, 2 August 2015): http://www.un.org/press/en/2015/sgsm16984.doc.htm Secretary-General appoints Independent Review Panel on UN response to allegations of sexual abuse by foreign military forces in Central African Republic (SG/SM/16864-SG/A/1578, 22 June 2015): http://www.un.org/press/en/2015/sgsm16864.doc.htm In Message to Central African Security Forum, Secretary-General calls for regional action on armed groups, criminal activity (SG/SM/16821-AFR/3153, 4 June 2015): http://www.un.org/press/en/2015/sgsm16821.doc.htm Secretary-General to set up external review to examine United Nations handling of sexual abuse allegations in Central African Republic (SG/SM/16817-AFR/3149, 3 June 2015): http://www.un.org/press/en/2015/sgsm16817.doc.htm Zeid urges further investigation into human rights violations by international forces in Central African Republic (30 May 2015): http://www.ohchr.org/EN/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=16025 Secretary-General commends Central African Republic for adopting peace, reconciliation pact at Bangui National Forum (SG/SM/16739-AFR/3131, 11 May 2015): http://www.un.org/press/en/2015/sgsm16739.doc.htm Secretary-General provides update on sexual abuse investigation in Central African Republic (SG/SM/16721-HR/5251, 29 April 2015): http://www.un.org/press/en/2015/sgsm16721.doc.htm Secretary-General ‘appalled’ by attack causing first peacekeeper death in Central African Republic, condemns killing of Blue Helmets as ‘entirely unacceptable’ (SG/SM/16247-AFR/2988-PKO/446, 9 October 2014): http://www.un.org/press/en/2014/sgsm16247.doc.htm Secretary-General says we have opportunity to help Central African Republic, ‘and an obligation to act’, at High-Level Meeting (SG/SM/16215-AFR/2979, 26 September 2014): http://www.un.org/press/en/2014/sgsm16215.doc.htm Communiqué on High-Level Meeting on Central African Republic (SG/2208, 26 September 2014): http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2014/sg2208.doc.htm Secretary-General welcomes authority transfer in Central African Republic from African-led to UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Force (SG/SM/16143-AFR/2967, 14 September 2014): http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2014/sgsm16143.doc.htm Secretary-General’s Message to Forum for National Reconciliation in Central African Republic (SG/SM/16043-AFR/2939, 21 July 2014): http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2014/sgsm16043.doc.htm Secretary-General, condemning recent attacks in Central African Republic, urges transitional authority to prevent further violence, ensure accountability (SG/SM/15888-AFR/2904, 29 May 2014): http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs//2014/sgsm15888.doc.htm Secretary-General, at Document-Handover Ceremony, pledges United Nations aid, expertise to restore peace in Central African Republic (SG/SM/15809-AFR/2874, 29 April 2014): http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs//2014/sgsm15809.doc.htm Don’t let extremists destroy children’s future, says Secretary-General in Radio Appeal to People of Central African Republic (SG/SM/15787-AFR/2867, 17 April 2014): http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs//2014/sgsm15787.doc.htm A ticket out of misery / by Ban Ki-moon (In: The Washington Post, 14 April 2014): http://www.un.org/sg/articles/articleFull.asp?TID=138&Type=Op-Ed&h=0 Viewpoint: Central African Republic 'must not become another Rwanda' / by Ban Ki-moon (BBC Africa website, 10 April 2014): http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-26982136


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Calling for end to violence, Secretary-General welcomes new mission in Central African Republic (SG/SM/15765-AFR/2856-PKO/394, 10 April 2014): http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2014/sgsm15765.doc.htm Citing atrocities, ‘total impunity’ in Central African Republic, Secretary-General warns against repeat of Rwanda 20 years later (SG/SM/15751-AFR/2850, 5 April 2014): http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2014/sgsm15751.doc.htm Secretary-General, at Meeting on Central African Republic, stresses ‘we have the opportunity to reverse course’ (SG/SM/15742-AFR/2847, 2 April 2014): http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs//2014/sgsm15742.doc.htm Secretary-General, condemning latest violence in Central African Republic, stresses need for list naming those who undermine peace, stability (SG/SM/15737-AFR/2845, 31 March 2014): http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs//2014/sgsm15737.doc.htm Statement by Mr. Dieng at the meeting of the Security Council in Arria format on Inter-communities Dialogue and prevention of crimes in Central African Republic (14 March 2014): http://bit.ly/1PV6kQ3 Secretary-General, before meeting religious leaders, urges Security Council to authorize Peacekeeping Operation for Central African Republic (SG/SM/15707-AFR/2836, 13 March 2014): http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2014/sgsm15707.doc.htm Secretary-General, in Message, tells people of Central African Republic ‘You are not alone, many are working for peace in your country’ (SG/SM/15660-AFR/2824, 21 February 2014): http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs//2014/sgsm15660.doc.htm Secretary-General urges Security Council, Member States to implement his Six-Point Initiative on Central African Republic as ‘integrated whole’ (SG/SM/15655-SC/11289-AFR/2820, 20 February 2014): www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2014/sgsm15655.doc.htm Deputy Secretary-General tells Pledging Conference for Central African Republic Mission ‘We must not fail to prevent another huge tragedy in Africa’ (DSG/SM/741-AFR/2808, 1 February 2014): http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs//2014/dsgsm741.doc.htm Secretary-General welcomes efforts to put Central African Republic’s transition back on track (SG/SM/15622-AFR/2805, 28 January 2014): http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs//2014/sgsm15622.doc.htm Central African Republic at a critical juncture, warns Pillay (News Centre, 27 January 2014): http://www.ohchr.org/EN/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=14197&LangID=E Secretary-General announces Members of Central African Republic Commission of Inquiry to investigate events since 1 January 2013 (SG/A/1451-AFR/2799, 22 January 2014): http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs//2014/sga1451.doc.htm Statement of Under Secretary-General/Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide Mr. Adama Dieng on the human rights and humanitarian dimensions of the crisis in the Central African Republic (22 January 2014): http://bit.ly/1r7s0h0 Secretary-General welcomes election of Catherine Samba Panza in Central African Republic as Head of State of Transition, chance to put process back on track (SG/SM/15597-AFR/2798, 20 January 2014): http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2014/sgsm15597.doc.htm With Central African Republic in ‘free fall’, Secretary-General, in Message, urges all to pull it back from brink (SG/SM/15593-AFR/2797, 20 January 2014): http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2014/sgsm15593.doc.htm Statement by Ms. Navi Pillay, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights at the Special Session of the Human Rights Council on the Situation of Human Rights in the Central African Republic - Geneva, 20 January 2014 (20 January 2014): http://www.ohchr.org/EN/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=14181&LangID=E

Secretary-General, in Message to Extraordinary Summit on Central African Republic, says ‘distrust high and violence has fuelled thirst for revenge’ (SG/SM/15575-AFR/2791-REC/255, 9 January 2014): http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs//2014/sgsm15575.doc.htm Secretary-General, appalled by deadly violence in Central African Republic, stresses need to hold perpetrators of atrocities accountable (SG/SM/15561-AFR/2782, 26 December 2013): http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2013/sgsm15561.doc.htm Horrific cycle of sectarian violence in Central African Republic must stop, Secretary-General tells Ministerial Meeting (SG/SM/15553-AFR/2778, 22 December 2013): http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2013/sgsm15553.doc.htm Urgent, sustained national and international efforts needed to avert disaster in Central African Republic – Pillay (News Centre, 20 December 2013): http://www.ohchr.org/EN/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=14134&LangID=E


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Bloodshed in Central African Republic must stop, Secretary-General Stresses, calling on Transitional Authorities to ensure protection of citizens (SG/SM/15540-AFR/2767, 13 December 2013): http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2013/sgsm15540.doc.htm Secretary-General, ‘profoundly alarmed’ at escalating intercommunal violence in Central African Republic, appeals urgently for restraint (SG/SM/15526-AFR/2760, 6 December 2013): http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2013/sgsm15526.doc.htm USG/ERC Valerie Amos on the worsening humanitarian situation in the Central African Republic (6 December 2013): https://docs.unocha.org/sites/dms/Documents/VA%20on%20CAR_EN_6Dec2013.pdf Concerned over grave situation in Central African Republic, Secretary-General calls for urgent action to deploy African, French Forces (SG/SM/15522-AFR/2757, 5 December 2013): http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2013/sgsm15522.doc.htm Confrontation could spark conflagration in Central African Republic, warns Deputy SecretaryGeneral, spelling out options for international support (DSG/SM/727-SC/11189-AFR/2755, 25 November 2013): http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2013/dsgsm727.doc.htm Urgent action needed to pull Central African Republic out of crisis, Secretary-General says in message to International Contact Group (SG/SM/15458-AFR/2747, 8 November 2013): http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2013/sgsm15458.doc.htm Pillay warns violence in Central African Republic may spin out of control (News Centre, 8 November 2013): http://www.ohchr.org/EN/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=13966&LangID=E The Statement of Under Secretary-General/Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, Mr. Adama Dieng, on the Human Rights and Humanitarian situation in the Central African Republic (1 November 2013): http://bit.ly/1OZTFLY Secretary-General condemns increased attacks on civilians in Central African Republic, calls for restraint, protection of human rights (SG/SM/15373-AFR/2715, 6 October 2013): http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2013/sgsm15373.doc.htm Statement by Mr. Adama Dieng, United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, and Ms. Jennifer Welsh, United Nations Special Adviser on the Responsibility to Protect, on the situation in the Central African Republic (1 October 2013): http://www.un.org/en/preventgenocide/adviser/pdf/statement_car_1oct13_eng.pdf Secretary-General strongly condemns violence against civilians amid worsening security, humanitarian conditions in Central African Republic (SG/SM/14950-AFR/2598, 16 April 2013): http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2013/sgsm14950.doc.htm Pillay urges action to halt violations and lawlessness in Central African Republic (News Centre, 16 April 2013): http://www.ohchr.org/EN/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=13230&LangID=E Secretary-General calls for rapid restoration of constitutional order in Central African Republic, says UN determined to help find durable solution to crisis (SG/SM/14921-AFR/2587, 3 April 2013): http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2013/sgsm14921.doc.htm Condemning seizure of power in Central African Republic, Secretary-General calls for swift return to constitutional order (SG/SM/14905-AFR/2585, 25 March 2013): http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2013/sgsm14905.doc.htm Secretary-General, deeply concerned by reports of renewed fighting in Central African Republic, urges Séléka Movement to halt military offensive (SG/SM/14901-AFR/2584, 22 March 2013): http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2013/sgsm14901.doc.htm Secretary-General hails Central African Republic’s Government of National Unity (SG/SM/14798-AFR/2510, 5 February 2013): http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2013/sgsm14798.doc.htm Secretary-General urges full implementation of Libreville Peace Accords by all parties in Central African Republic (SG/SM/14765-AFR/2505, 15 January 2013): http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2013/sgsm14765.doc.htm Secretary-General's Press Encounters: https://www.un.org/sg/en/content/sg/press-encounters


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Selected UN Documents 

UN Member States on the Record: Central African Republic http://www.un.org/depts/dhl/unms/centralafricanrepublic.shtml key documents related to its membership in the UN; statements made before the principal organs; draft resolutions sponsored; periodic reports submitted on Human Rights conventions, etc.

Selected Articles in UN Journals  

Central African Republic: killings in the time of transition (Africa Renewal, April 2014): http://www.un.org/africarenewal/magazine/april-2014/central-african-republic-killings-timetransition Neglected emergency: thousands displaced by violence in Central African Republic (Ten Stories the World Should Hear More About 2008): http://www.un.org/en/events/tenstories/08/centralafricanrepublic.shtml

Further Information     

UN News Focus: Central African Republic http://www.un.org/apps/news/infocusRel.asp?infocusID=152&Body=Central+African+Republic&Body1=

UN News Focus: LRA – countering the threat and impact

http://www.un.org/apps/news/infocusRel.asp?infocusID=143&Body=Resistance&Body1=Army

MINURCAT - United Nations Mission in the Central African Republic and Chad (September 2007 – December 2010) http://www.un.org/en/peacekeeping/missions/past/minurcat/ BONUCA - United Nations Peacebuilding Support Office in the Central African Republic (February 2000 – 2009) http://www.un.org/en/sc/repertoire/subsidiary_organs/special_political_complete.shtml MINURCA - United Nations Mission in the Central African Republic (April 1998 – February 2000) http://www.un.org/en/peacekeeping/missions/past/car.htm

Non-UN Sources    

IRIN (originally the "Integrated Regional Information Networks") - Central African Republic http://www.irinnews.org/country/cfa/central-african-republic African Union – International Support Mission in the Central African Republic (MISCA) http://misca.peaceau.org/en/ Security Council Report - Central African Republic http://www.securitycouncilreport.org/central-african-republic/ Brussels Conference for the Central African Republic, 17 November 2016 https://eeas.europa.eu/headquarters/headquarters-homepage/10365/brusselsconference-for-the-central-african-republic_en

5 January 2017 not an official document – for information only http://www.unric.org/en/unric-library/28899


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