Central African Republic: Peace Negotiations:Written question - 6783

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(The Wrekin)
Asked on: 13 July 2015
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Central African Republic: Peace Negotiations
Commons
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.
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Answered by: Grant Shapps
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.

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