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04 Feb 2018 description
The UN reports that the denial of humanitarian access to children in situations of armed conflict has become a more prevalent violation.
27 Jan 2017 description
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Il s'agit notamment de prendre les mesures nécessaires à l'encontre des personnes et entités faisant obstacle à l'acheminement de l'aide humanitaire. L'embargo sur les armes est aussi prorogé.
11 Mar 2016 description
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The Security Council asked the Secretary-General to replace all military or police units from any contributing country that had failed to hold perpetrators accountable.
20 Oct 2015 description
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Le Conseil s'est dit fortement préoccupé par la recrudescence de la violence en République centrafricaine, y compris celle s'exerçant contre des civils et de nature intercommunautaire.
12 Jun 2015 description
The Secretary-General report highlights information on grave violations committed against children in 2014, with increasing trends of mass abductions and extreme violence
28 Apr 2015 description
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The Council called on Member States to provide troops and police to adequately enhance the Mission’s capacity to operate and highlighted the protection of civilians as an immediate priority task.
05 Feb 2015 description
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UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is asking the Security Council to authorize an increase of 1,030 peacekeepers for MINUSCA to enhance security before, during and after the electoral period.
11 Jul 2014 description
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The report also highlights that aid organizations were constantly stopped, harassed and obstructed at checkpoints established by different armed groups and criminals across the Central African Republic.
10 Apr 2014 description
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The new mission will take over the responsibilities of the African-led International Support Mission and will protect civilians and facilitate humanitarian access.
12 Feb 2014 description
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In a presidential statement, the Council reaffirmed that parties to armed conflict bore the primary responsibility to take “all feasible steps” to ensure the protection of affected civilians.
28 Jan 2014 description
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The Council reinforced and updated BINUCA’s mandate to help with humanitarian assistance and authorized the use of force by European Union troops.
04 Dec 2013 description
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The resolution cites a range of grave concerns regarding the humanitarian situation and activities of armed groups and authorizes an African-led and French-backed peacekeeping force to quell the spiralling violence.
10 Oct 2013 description
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The Council also encouraged African countries to participate in the planned African-led International Support Mission in the Central African Republic (MISCA).
08 Jun 2013 description
The report provides information on grave violations committed against children, progress made by parties on dialogue, action plans and other measures.
24 Jan 2013 description
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The Council expressed its strong concern at the still-extremely precarious security situation and called on the Government to implement a credible and viable security sector reform.
07 Sep 2011 description
Human Rights Council Eighteenth session Agenda item 3 Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, including the right to development Summary In the present report, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for children and...
11 May 2011 description
UN report warns of disturbing trend of attacks against schools during armed conflicts An increasing number of parties to armed conflicts around the world are deliberately attacking schools or forcing them to close in a disturbing and growing trend, according to a United Nations report released...
25 Apr 2011 description
Armed groups in Central African Republic continue to recruit children – UN report 25 April 2011 – A new United Nations report voices serious concern about the continued recruitment of children by armed groups in the Central African Republic (CAR) and calls for measures to address the ongoing...