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UN / CAR POWER

After a meeting of the Security Council with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today (13 Aug) behind closed doors, US Ambassador Samantha Power said "we are horrified by the allegations of rape and killing of civilians" by peacekeepers in the Central African Republic (CAR). UNIFEED-UNTV

13 Aug 2015 | Read More »

UN / AFRICAN HISTORY

The Kenyan ambassador to the United Nations said Friday perceptions of Africa are defined by a "western mind set" — even in the United Nations. UNIFEED UNTV

10 Jul 2015 | Read More »

UN / CENTRAL AFRICA

The Head of the United Nations Office for Central Africa(UNOCA), Abdoulaye Bathily, said despite the ongoing regional efforts to fight the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) the number of abductions carried out by the group has "unfortunately increased." – UNIFEED-UNTV

11 Jun 2015 | Read More »

BANGUI / NATIONAL FORUM

Some 500 leaders from many part s of the Central African Republic Monday opened a national forum Monday aimed at peace justice, and reconciliation.  The UN children’s agency said thousands of children held by armed groups will be released. MINUSCA

5 May 2015 | Read More »

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC / IDP CHILDREN

A year after extreme violence tore through the Central African Republic, two out of five children in urgent need of UNICEF's support are without vital humanitarian aid.  A UNICEF child protection specialist looks back on the year’s successes and challenges in his work with internally displaced children. The agency is appealing for funds to continue [...]

31 Dec 2014 | Read More »

SIERRA LEONE / SURGE 2

Today (17 December) the United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER) joined forces with the Government of Sierra Leone and other partners to launch Operation Western Area Surge (WAS). UNMEER

17 Dec 2014 | Read More »

UN / CAR

The UN's top peacekeeping official Tuesday said the political process in the Central African Republic (CAR) is making progress but needs a significantly strengthened commitment" from  local authorities and the international community to be successful. UNIFEED – UNTV

9 Dec 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / MALARIA

The number of people dying from malaria has fallen dramatically since 2000 and malaria cases are also steadily declining, according to the World Health Organization (WHO) World Malaria Report 2014. WHO/FILE

8 Dec 2014 | Read More »

UN / CENTRAL AFRICA ARMED GROUPS

Significant gains have been made in recent years in combating the threat of the rebel Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) but the countries of Central Africa still face numerous challenges that require continued international support, a senior United Nations official told the Security Council. UNIFEED – UNTV

12 May 2014 | Read More »

UN / LRA

The UN Special Representative for Central Africa Abou Moussa said that military operations have degraded the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) and limited it to pursuing survival tactics. AU Special Envoy for LRA Issues  Francisco Madeira said LRA Leader Joseph Kony  ”is on the run". UNTV  

20 Nov 2013 | Read More »

 

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