Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in Central Africa and the activities of the United Nations Regional Office for Central Africa (S/2017/995)

Report
from UN Security Council
Published on 28 Nov 2017 View Original

I. Introduction

  1. The present report is submitted pursuant to the statement of the President of the Security Council dated 11 June 2015 (S/PRST/2015/12), in which the Council requested the Secretary-General to keep it informed about the activities of the United Nations Regional Office for Central Africa (UNOCA). In the present report, an assessment of the major political and security trends in the Central African subregion since my previous report, dated 31 May 2017 (S/2017/465), and an update on progress in the implementation of the mandate of UNOCA and on efforts to implement the United Nations regional strategy to address the threat and impact of the activities of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) are provided (see S/2012/481). An update is also provided on the situation in the Lake Chad Basin region, pursuant to Council resolution 2349 (2017), and on the activities of the Joint Force of the Group of Five for the Sahel, pursuant to Council resolution 2358 (2017).