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Central African Republic: Peace Negotiations

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 6783, tabled on 13 July 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what support the UK is giving to interfaith peacebuilding and reconciliation initiatives in the Central African Republic.

Answered on

21 July 2015

Our priority is to support international efforts to protect CAR’s population from ongoing violence. Addressing religious tensions is part of this.

The UK welcomes the work done by the Inter-Religious Platform and non-governmental organisations to defuse the tensions and promote social cohesion at community level. We will continue to work with the EU and UN to support this work.

The UK remains one of the largest humanitarian donors to CAR, providing £51 million through Non Governmental Organisations and international organisations to assist CAR populations and CAR refugees since 2013.