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Urgent Need to Restoring Peace in Central African Republic

Currently, one of the crisis areas on the African Continent is the civil conflict and instability in Central African Republic. The United States Institute of Peace held a briefing on June 27 titled “Creating a Stable Peace in the Central African Republic” which  Africa Faith and Justice Network had the opportunity to attend.  The Central African Republic has a long history of political and social violence, which was a main theme of the conversation.  Moderated by Susan Stigant of the United States Institute of Peace, the panel consisted of Mike Jobbins- a representative from Search for Common Ground, Neal Kringel- a representative from the US Department of State, Dr. Reyn Archer- Chief of Staff for Representative Jeff Fortenberry, and Parfait Onanga-Anyanga- a UN Representative of the Central African Republic and Head of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic. Read more