MINUSCA

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MINUSCA
MINUSCA
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Formation 10 April 2014
Type Peacekeeping Mission
Legal status Active
Head
Parfait Onanga-Anyanga (Gabon), Special Representative
Parent organization
UN Security Council
Website minusca.unmissions.org

United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (also called MINUSCA, which is an initialism of its French name Mission multidimensionnelle intégrée des Nations unies pour la stabilisation en Centrafrique) is the UN peacekeeping mission, which started in April 10, 2014 to protect Central African Republic civilians under Chapter VII of the UN Charter. It transforms the 6,000-strong African Union-led peacekeeping force known as MISCA into a UN peacekeeping missions, became operational on September 15, 2014. The UN deployed a transition team to set up MINUSCA and prepare for a seamless transition of authority from MISCA to MINUSCA.[1] As of 2016, it has more than 10,000 troops on the ground.

  • support for the transition process;
  • facilitating humanitarian assistance;
  • promotion and protection of human rights;
  • support for justice and the rule of law;
  • disarmament;
  • demobilization;
  • reintegration;
  • repatriation processes.[2]

References

  1. ^ "The UN Peacekeeping Mission in the Central African Republic". Retrieved 1 December 2014. 
  2. ^ "United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic". UN. Retrieved 1 December 2014. 
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