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Central African Republic UPR Adoption

Adoption of recommendations section:Central African Republic.
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Sudan postpones Central African Republic peace conference

November 11, 2018 (KHARTOUM) – Upon the request of the African Union, Sudan delayed a new round of talks for peace in the Central African …
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Central African IGF

Central African IGF is hosted in Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo.
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Pompeo to Tap New Envoy for Troubled Central African Region – Foreign Policy

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is expected to announce the appointment of a new special envoy to oversee the Great Lakes region of Africa, as part of his drive to fill the U.S. State Department’s depleted ranks.

J. Peter Pham, an Africa scholar at a Washington-based think tank, is slated to be tapped for the job, two officials familiar with internal deliberations told Foreign Policy, which State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert later confirmed in a statement. He will oversee U.S. policy on a region beset by insecurity and political unrest. The area includes the Democratic Republic of the Congo, where President Joseph Kabila is clinging to power well beyond the country’s constitutional term limits and which is struggling with an internal rebellion, humanitarian crises, and a…

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International neglect of Central African Republic will lead to new catastrophe

“The international response in the Central African Republic is a recipe for failure. The humanitarian and political neglect will throw the country back …
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Thousands Hiding in Central African Republic Hospital Risk Attack

Some 5,000 people seeking refuge in a hospital in Central African Republic (CAR) risk being attacked by armed groups, a medical charity said Tuesday, amid ongoing clashes.

About 10,000 people ran to the hospital in Batangafo, some 400 km (250 miles) north of the capital Bangui, last week, after armed groups looted and burned thousands of homes, three camps hosting 27,000 displaced and a market in the city.

Half of those camped out in the hospital grounds have since joined others hiding in the bush or other villages, Omar Ahmed Abenza, head of mission for Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) in CAR, told Reuters from Bangui.

“People don’t feel safe anywhere in the city,” he said, adding that MSF staff working in the town regularly heard gunshots and grenades in and around…

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