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  • CAR G8 Issues Joint Statement

    CAR G8 Issues Joint Statement

    On September 29th, representatives from the Central African G8 drafted a joint statement for release, which condemned violence and encouraged peace and reconciliation in the Central African Republic

  • A Slam for Peace and Reconciliation

    Damarra photo

    The Chargé d'affaire recently visited Damarra and spoke with community leaders to learn more about their political and economic priorities. He was greeted warmly by the community and was showered with gifts from the region, including artisanal beehives and fish traps.

  • August, 05 2015

    Press Conference with Charge D'Affaire

    Chargé d ’Affairs David Brown held a press conference about the Department of State’s annual human rights report, and in particular, the problems in the Central African Republic.

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  • peace and reconciliation in the Central African Republic

    The U.S. Independence Day celebration to CAR

    One of the highlights of the ceremony came when the Archbishop of Bangui, Dieudonné Nzapalainga, who represents the CAR Religious Platform for Peace, stepped between two senior representatives of the former Seleka and anti-Balaka armed groups.

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  • David Brown joined National Education

    David Brown and National Education Minister

    November 20, 2014 - Chargé d'Affaires David Brown joined National Education Minister Gisèle Bedan at the ceremony marking back-to-school day at the Sica 2 school on November 20. The children gave the VIPs a warm welcome. We wish the youth, their teachers, and the administrative staff in the schools all the best for the school year.

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  • Secretary of State, John, Kerry op-ed on Elections

    October, 6 2015. En mai dernier, j’ai partagé un moment extraordinaire. J’ai eu le privilège, avec de nombreux dirigeants africains, d’être témoin de la première passation de pouvoir démocratique et pacifique entre deux partis au Nigeria. 

  • UN Secretary General Statement

    October, 2 2015. The Secretary-General deplores the sudden eruption of violence in the Central African Republic and the tragic loss of life of more than 30 people and more than 100 wounded. The attacks were sparked by the murder of a young Muslim man on 26 September in Bangui.  En Français »

  • UN Security Council Statement

    October, 2 2015. Security Council Press Statement on Violence in Central African Republic The members of the Security Council expressed their deep concern about the upsurge of violence over recent days in Bangui, Central African Republic, and called for an immediate end to such violence.  

  • Statement by Ambassador Samantha Power

    October, 2 2015. Statement by Ambassador Samantha Power, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, on Violence in the Central African Republic, September 30, 2015 

  • United States Condemns Ongoing Violence

    October, 2 2015. Central African Republic: United States Condemns Ongoing Violence and Calls for Perpetrators to be Held Accountable The United States condemns in the strongest terms the continuing violence in Bangui, Central African Republic, that started on Friday, September 25. We offer our condolences to the families of those killed.  En Français »

  • Joint statement issued by the G8-CAR

    October, 2 2015. Joint statement issued by the U.S. Embassy Bangui, the European Union in Bangui, the Embassy of France in Bangui, the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA), the African Union in Bangui, and the Economic Community of Central African States.  Communiqué du G8-RCA »

  • United States Commends the Decision of the Transitional Constitutional Court to Uphold the Elections Ineligibility Clause

    September, 3 2015. The United States welcomes the August 28 decision of the Central African Republic’s (CAR) transitional constitutional court to uphold the transitional national charter clause that precludes current and former senior transitional government members from running in the upcoming presidential and legislative elections currently scheduled for October and November 2015. 

  • Remarks by President Obama to the People of Africa

    July, 28 2015. Dignity -- that basic idea that by virtue of our common humanity, no matter where we come from, or what we look like, we are all born equal, touched by the grace of God.   (en Francais) »

  • Elections in Burundi Will Lack Credibility

    July, 21 2015. The United States warns that elections held under the current conditions in Burundi will not be credible and will further discredit the government.  (en Français) »

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