(OSRSG-CAC) – Leila Zerrougui, the Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict, Adama Dieng, the Special Advisor on the Prevention of Genocide and Nancee Oku Bright, representing the Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict call on the authorities of the Central African Republic, local communities and the international community to take urgent measures to prevent the country from plunging into a full-scale sectarian conflict and to protect the civilian population, particularly women and children from on-going atrocities.