Seven parties are listed for the recruitment and use of children, four as part of the Seleka Coalition. The Council will be briefed on the implementation of BINUCA’s mandate, in accordance with SCR 2134 (2014). The African Union (AU) and France will report on the activities of MISCA and the French forces respectively, pursuant to SCR 2127 (2013). A resolution authorizing the transformation of MISCA into a UN Peacekeeping Operation (PKO) is also expected. The Security Council should:
- Ensure that any UN peacekeeping operation has adequate resources and child protection advisors to monitor and report on violations against children;
- Pending the deployment of a PKO, urge the enforcement the UN Human Rights Due Diligence Policy by putting in place necessary oversight mechanisms and assistance to MISCA to identify and suspend troops implicated in human rights violations; and ensure that suspected perpetrators do not form part of a UN peacekeeping mission;
- Encourage the development and adoption of standard operating procedures, by all armed forces active in CAR, on the treatment and transfer of children believed to be associated with armed groups.
France is the lead country on Central African Republic.
Year listed: 2007
Action plans signed: An action plan for the APRD was ready to be signed in 2008, but it has been put on hold by the CAR Minister of Defence, who requested that other parties to conflict listed in the annexes of the Secretary-General’s report be included within the action plan. CPJP (Convention des patriotes pour la justice et la paix), part of the Séléka coalition, has concluded an action plan with the United Nations in line with Security Council resolutions 1539 (2004) and 1612 (2005).
Sanctions Committee: No
Secretary-General’s reports on CAAC in CAR: 2011; 2009
Security Council Working Group conclusions on CAR: 2011, 2009
Perpetrators listed since Security Council Resolution 1612:
|Armee populaire pour la restauration de la Republique et de la democratie (APRD)*||a, c||a||a||a||a|
|Forces democratiques pour la reassemlement (UFDR)/Union des forces democratiques pour le rassemblement (UFDR)*||a, b, d||a,c||a||a||a||a|
|Forces democratiques populaire de Centrafrique (FDPC)*||a, c||a||a||a||a||a|
|Lord's Resistance Army (LRA)||a,c,e||a,c||a,b,c||a,b,c|
|Movement des liberateurs centrafricains pour la justice (MLCJ)||a||a||a||a||a|
|Self-defence militias supported by the Government of Central African Republic||a||a||a||a|
|Convention des patriotes pour la justice et la paix (CPJP)*||a||a||a||a|
|Convention des patriotes pour la justice et la paix fondamentale (CPJP fondamentale)||a|
|Convention patriotique pour le salut du Kodro (CPSK)||a|
|Union des forces republicaines (UFR)||a|
b: Parties that kill and maim children
c: Parties that commit rape and other forms of sexual violence against children
d: Parties that engage in attacks on schools and/or hospitals
e: Parties that engage in abduction of children
f: Parties that deny humanitarian access to children
* This party has concluded an action plan with the United Nations in line with Security Council resolutions 1539 (2004) and 1612 (2005).