New election security measures are signed by the UN mission in the Central African Republic

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New election security measures are signed by the UN mission in the Central African Republic.

  • News by AUN News correspondent
  • Thursday, February 16, 2023
  • AUN News – ISSN: 2949-8090

Summary:

  • According to UN mission spokesman Vladimir Monteiro, the security strategy is “a crucial tool” in preparing for the upcoming municipal elections.

  • For the first time since 1988, local elections will feature voting.

  • Amid recently escalating tensions, the CAR government and the UN stabilization mission (MINUSCA) signed a new agreement on Tuesday.

  • The security environment has been tense over the previous week, with incidents involving explosive devices reported in the country’s western region.

  • The safety of civilians is the mission’s top priority.

Vladimir Monteiro, a spokesman for the UN mission, said that the security strategy is “an important tool” for getting ready for the upcoming municipal elections. For the first time since 1988, local elections will feature voting.The CAR government and the UN stabilization mission (MINUSCA) signed a new agreement on Tuesday, even though tensions have been rising recently.

The security situation in the western part of the country has been tense for the past week because of incidents involving explosive devices. In the Basse Kotto, Haute Kotto, and Nana-Mambéré prefectures, the peacekeeping operation has sent out 2,015 patrols and kept a watchful attitude to protect civilians.

MINUSCA is still working to bring peace to local communities and authorities, especially in Haute-Kotto, Ouham, and Ouandja-Kotto, and to spread information about the elections.

25 defense and security teams working in certain areas have received thorough training on protecting civilians from harm during the peacekeeping mission.

After worries about the security, humanitarian, human rights, and political crisis shaking the nation and its regional consequences, the Security Council approved the peacekeeping deployment in 2014. The safety of civilians is the mission’s top priority.

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Analysis by: Advocacy Unified Network

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