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RCA: Government wants to speed up group disarmament process - RFI

2019-08-09T21:46:09.076Z

In the Central African Republic, the 18th session of the Advisory and Follow-up Committee of the National DDRR (Disarmament, Demobilization and


By RFIPalled on 09-08-2019Modified on 09-08-2019 at 23:33

In the Central African Republic, the 18th session of the Consultative and Follow-up Committee of the National DDRR (Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration) Program was held on Friday, 9 August in Bangui. As it stands, the armed groups have given lists of men to disarm, amounting to 9,116 items (the lists are still incomplete). In particular, the DDRR should enable the establishment of the joint special security units provided for in the peace agreement. DDRR began last December in the northwestern part of the country.

Of the 14 armed groups, 7 started disarmament. A total of 580 elements have surrendered. Among these groups, the 3Rs who engaged in the process following the last massacres in the area of ​​Paoua. " We started on June 30 in the city of Dilapoko. We disarmed a lot of the elements that went to prepare the mixed special units. We continued the process in another town on July 29 in Besson. And so we are moving forward, working hand-in-hand with the national program to move this process forward, "said General Siwo, spokesperson for the 3R movement.

The safety of the unarmed ...

A chronogram has been proposed. It extends until January 11, 2020 with a major objective, explains Nordine Mahalba, vice-chairman of the advisory and monitoring committee of DDRR. " It's speeding up the process because we're not going to wait, wait. We took time in planning and designing. Today, the big DDRR is launched it would be necessary that one can accelerate as much as possible because even the technical and financial partners who support us, they wait for us because they have their means to 80% mobilized already . "

During this meeting, several problems were raised: the safety of unarmed men, the large gap between the declared numbers and the actual number of demobilized. Some question the rigor of the process.

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