Central African Republic

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UN Resolution 2149: Central African Republic

This resolution was adopted April 10, 2014, and established the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA). The mission was responsible for protecting civilians and their human rights, contributing to the political transition process, and assisting in Disarmament, Demobilization, Reintegration and Repatriation efforts. UN Resolution 2217 extended MINUSCA until April 30, 2016.

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Statement by the President of the Security Council Regarding, Central African Republic, 2009

This statement by the president of the UN Security Council regarding the Central African Republic was made on April 7, 2009. He calls for all parties to abide by peace plans, cease violence and the recruitment of child soldiers, and to plan transparent elections. His statement welcomes the establishment of United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Office in the Central African Republic
(BINUCA) to replace the United Nations peacebuilding office (BONUCA).

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USIP: Central African Republic, Chad, and Sudan: Triangle of Instability?

Author: Kelly Campbell

In this report the US Institute for Peace (USIP) details proceedings at its Sudan Peace Forum in December 2006 in which Dr Chester Crocker and Dr Francis Deng co-chaired a discussion of overlapping crises in Darfur, Chad and the Central African Republic. The meeting was prompted by recent comments of the United Nations Under Secretary for Humanitarian Affairs Jan Egeland, who warned that the crises in Darfur, Chad, and CAR are "intimately linked" and could lead to a "dangerous regional crisis."

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