U.S. Embassy Statement on Peace Agreement

The United States of America welcomes the February 6 signing of the Central African Republic peace agreement. Reaching an agreement is a positive step towards peace and the United States will closely review the final language of the agreement.   We commend President Faustin Archange Touadéra and the armed group leaders for choosing the path ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Bangui, Central African Republic

Location:  Bangui Event:  National Day celebrations will take place on Saturday, December 1.  A parade is schedule to commence at 09:00 a.m.  The parade route is along Avenue des Martyrs and Avenue de l’Independance.  Roadblocks and protests may occur.  Increased security (FACA and Gendarmerie) presence is expected. A Ville Morte is called for Monday, December ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Bangui, Central African Republic

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Bangui, Central African Republic (October 26, 2018) Location: Bangui Event: Reports of gunfire in several neighborhoods throughout Bangui.  U.S. citizens are advised to stay in their homes or another safe location. Actions to Take: Monitor local media for updates Review personal security plans Remain aware of surroundings Assistance: U.S. Embassy in ...
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Request for Quotations Number 19CT2018Q007

Dear Prospective Quoter:   SUBJECT:  Request for Quotations Number 19CT2018Q007   The Embassy of the United States of America invites you to submit a quotation for attorney services for real estate transactions.   Your quotation must be submitted in a sealed envelope marked “Quotation Enclosed” to the Eric A. Wild, United States Embassy Bangui, Avenue ...
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PEACE is PROFITABLE Grants Competition

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE U.S. EMBASSY BANGUI PUBLIC AFFAIRS SECTION (PAS) PEACE is PROFITABLE Grants Competition   The United States Embassy in Bangui is pleased to announce a call for proposals to support Central Africans sustainably managing natural resources.  The project should reach a broad Central African audience in a way that resonates.  This proposal ...
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WHITE HOUSE STATEMENT

Statement from the Press Secretary on Religious Violence in the Central African Republic Foreign Policy Issued on: May 3, 2018 The United States is extremely concerned about recent attacks against civilian centers, including Tuesday’s attack on a Christian church in the Fatima neighborhood of Bangui and the retaliatory attacks on Muslim community members.  We urge Central African ...
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Security Alert:  U. S. Embassy Bangui, Central African Republic (May 1, 2018)

Location:  Throughout Bangui Event:  Gunfire and unrest emanating from Bangui’s PK5 neighborhood, but spreading throughout the city.  There are reports of violence along Independence Avenue and crowds at the PK0 and Boganda roundabouts. Actions to Take: Ensure that you have adequate supplies to shelter in place Monitor local media for updates Review personal security plans ...
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Central African Republic (CAR) — Travel Advisory — Level 4: Do Not Travel

Do not travel to Central African Republic (CAR) due to crime and civil unrest. Violent crime, such as armed robbery, aggravated battery, and homicide, is common. Large areas of the country are controlled by armed groups who regularly kidnap, injure, and/or kill civilians. In the event of unrest, airport, land border, and road closures may ...
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Security Alert: U. S. Embassy Bangui, Central African Republic

Security Alert: U. S. Embassy Bangui, Central African Republic (April 20, 2018) Location: Nationwide Event: Increase in threats and tensions related to activities by armed actors and recent unrest in Bangui. Actions to Take: Ensure that you have adequate supplies to shelter in place Monitor local media for updates Review personal security plans Remain aware of ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Bangui, Central African Republic

Date: April 10, 2018 Location: Bangui’s PK5 Neighborhood and 7th Arrondissement Event: On April 10, 2018, MINUSCA and Central African security forces conducted a routine security patrol in Bangui’s PK5 neighborhood when militia fired upon them.  The situation has since escalated.  Gunfire continues to be reported in that neighborhood and other areas of Bangui.  Possible ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens April 8, 2018: Joint Security Operation in Bangui’s PK5

Early the morning of April 8, 2018, Central African security forces and MINUSCA peacekeeping forces started a joint operation in Bangui’s PK5 neighborhood. Gunfire has been and continues to be reported in this neighborhood. The U.S. Embassy in Bangui is restricting movements in the city for its staff due to this operation. The Embassy advises ...
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Grants Competition

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE U.S. EMBASSY BANGUI PUBLIC AFFAIRS SECTION (PAS) ENVISION PEACE Grants Competition The United States Embassy in Bangui is pleased to announce a call for proposals to support Central Africans envisioning a peaceful future.  The project should use radio or other means to communicate with CAR’s rural population.  This proposal seeks to ...
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Travel Advisory

Do not travel to Central African Republic (CAR) due to crime and civil unrest. Violent crime, such as armed robbery, aggravated battery, and homicide, is common. Large areas of the country are controlled by armed groups who regularly kidnap, injure, and/or kill civilians. In the event of unrest, airport, land border, and road closures may ...
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Treasury Sanctions Lord’s Resistance Army Facilitators Involved in the Illicit Trade of Ivory, Weapons, and Money in Central Africa

12/13/2017 Washington – The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) today designated Okot Lukwang and Musa Hatari pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 13667, which targets certain persons contributing to the conflict in the Central African Republic (CAR), including those that support armed groups involved in activities that threaten the peace, security, ...
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Continued Violence in the Central African Republic

Press Statement Heather Nauert Department Spokesperson Washington, DC December 6, 2017 The United States remains concerned about ongoing violence in the Central African Republic (CAR), and condemns in the strongest terms the continued targeted attacks against civilians, peacekeepers, and humanitarian actors. We further emphasize our strong support to the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission ...
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National Day

Press Statement Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State Washington, DC December 1, 2017 ________________________________ I extend my best wishes to the government and people of the Central African Republic on the occasion of your country’s national day celebration. The United States is proud to stand with the government and people of the Central African Republic ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Proclamation of the Republic Day November 30, 2017

In advance of the Proclamation of the Republic Day on December 1, the U.S. Embassy in Bangui takes this opportunity to again remind U.S. citizens to continue to take adequate personal precautions.  As has been noted in previous communications, exercise caution when in the vicinity of any large gatherings and if encountering demonstrations, avoid or ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Protests in Bangui

The U.S. Embassy has received reports of escalating protests in Bangui.  MINUSCA and Central African security forces used warning shots in an attempt to disperse crowds in two different locations in the morning, and have increased patrols and check-points in the city.  The U.S. Embassy has restricted movements for its personnel.  The Embassy advises U.S. ...
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Expressing Solidarity

On November 14, Chargé d’Affaires David Brownstein, Public Security Minister Henri Wanzet Linguissara and European Union Ambassador Samuela Isopi visited the victims of the recent grenade attack in Bangui to express their condolences and their solidarity with all wounded and Central Africans. He made the following statement after the visit: We wanted to come today ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Protests in Bangui

The U.S. Embassy has received reports of limited protests in Bangui’s 3rd and 6th neighborhoods, including barricades on several streets. These protests follow a grenade attack in the 5th neighborhood during the night of November 11. Central African and United Nations security forces have increased patrols in the affected areas. The U.S. Embassy has restricted ...
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The Embassy of The United States Condemns Violence Against Humanitaries in Central Africa

U.S. Embassy Bangui Public Affaires Section For Immediate Diffusion November 8th 2017 Press Releases This violence must stop. Once again an employee of a humanitarian organization was killed during the course of duty. The Embassy of the United States of America unequivocally and vehemently condemns this most recent attack against a member of the International ...
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Grants Competition- News, Notes, Offers, Requests

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE U.S. EMBASSY BANGUI PUBLIC AFFAIRS SECTION (PAS) ENVISION PEACE Grants Competition The United States Embassy in Bangui is pleased to announce a call for proposals to support Central Africans envisioning a peaceful future.  The project should use radio or other means to communicate with CAR’s rural population.  This proposal seeks to ...
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Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor

Steven Feldstein is a Deputy Assistant Secretary of State in the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL). He is responsible for DRL’s work in Africa, international labor affairs, and international religious freedom. Previously, Mr. Feldstein served as the Director of the Office of Policy in the Bureau for Policy, Planning and Learning at ...
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Press Briefing with the U.S. Delegation to the African Union Summit Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

USAID Administrator Gayle Smith Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield Transcript of AU Summit Press Briefing with US Delegation (PDF 228 KB)   (Download Adobe Reader ) MODERATOR:  Good afternoon, everyone.  Welcome and thank you for joining us for today’s press conference with our U.S. Delegation to the African Union Summit.  Today, here, we have at the front table USAID Administrator Gayle Smith and the Assistant Secretary ...
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Secretary Kerry Statement on First round of Elections

The peaceful conduct and high turnout in the first round of presidential and parliamentary elections in the Central African Republic are clear signs that Central Africans seek a new beginning for their country, and a future based on democratic governance and free from the violence and instability that have plagued the country for far too long. We ...
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Yali December 2015

YALI alumni Cedric Zouade, Stephane Youfeina, and Cedric Ouanekponé gave a presentation on climate change in CAR at the National Youth Assembly on December 26. Cedric Zouade recently participated in a global summit in Bangkok, Thailand, where he discussed the same topic with young leaders from around the world. Be a leader! #YALI
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Central African Republic National Day

Dear Madam President: On behalf of the people of the United States, it is with great pleasure that I congratulate you and the people of the Central African Republic as you celebrate your national day on December 1. The United States remains deeply committed to the transitional authorities and the people of the Central African ...
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