Unabating attacks by illegal armed groups in the Central African Republic are exacerbating the already‑fragile security situation and undermining valuable progress made in establishing institutional stability, the Head of the United Nations peacekeeping mission there told the Security Council today, as members examined the situation ahead of an imminent vote on renewing the Mission’s mandate, which expires on 15 November.
On 13 July 2021, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1533 (2004) concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2127 (2013) concerning the Central African Republic held joint informal consultations with Pramila Patten, Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict.
On 23 July 2021, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2127 (2013) concerning the Central African Republic held a meeting with representatives of the Central African Republic, Angola, Cameroon, Chad and Rwanda in connection with the final report of the Panel of Experts dated 25 June 2021 (document S/2021/569).
The Security Council today adopted a resolution extending for one year its arms embargo on the Central African Republic — as well as a travel ban and assets freeze imposed on certain individuals and entities, as designated by its sanctions committee — and renewing for 13 months the mandate of the Panel of Experts tasked with assisting that body.
Prolific violence surging in the Central African Republic has made that country one of the most dangerous places in the world for humanitarian personnel, the Head of the United Nations Mission there told the Security Council today, as members examined the situation in the wake of contentious presidential elections held in December 2020.
On 5 April 2021, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2127 (2013) approved the removal of the following entity from its List of Individuals and Entities subject to the measures set out in Security Council resolution 2399 (2018) adopted under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations.
The Security Council decided today to increase the authorized size of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) to enhance its ability to perform its priority mandated tasks “in the current evolving context”.
Nearly two months after holding its first round of presidential elections, the Central African Republic continues to suffer from vicious attacks by armed groups and asphyxiated supply routes, officials told the Security Council today in a videoconference meeting, as delegations weighed whether to further reinforce the United Nations peacekeeping presence in the conflict-affected country.
On 22 February 2021, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2127 (2013) enacted the amendments specified with strikethrough and underline in the entry below on its List of individuals and entities.