Click on the tabs below to view local, international and international non-governmental peacebuilding organisations working in Central African Republic.
Organisation overview: ICC is the first permanent, treaty based, international criminal court established to help end impunity for the perpetrators of the most serious crimes.
Work in Central African Republic: The situation in CAR has been under investigation by the ICC since 2005.
Organisation overview: The International Development Association is the World Bank's fund supporting fragile and conflict-affected states.
Work in Central African Republic: The World Bank supports the Central African Republic's goal to transition from extended instability to long-term economic recovery.
Organisation overview: IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all, including to migrants in need - refugees, IDPs and other victims of conflict.
Work in Central African Republic: The IOM’s migration assistance in CAR centres on camp coordination and camp management, displacement tracking, shelter construction for IDPs and returnees, and return assistance to stranded foreign nationals and other vulnerable groups.
Organisation overview: MINUSCA is the African-led UN peacekeeping mission in CAR.
Work in Central African Republic: MINUSCA's key mandate is to protect civilian. Its tasks include support for the transition process; facilitating humanitarian assistance; promoting and protecting human rights; supporting justice and the rule of law; and disarmament, demobilisation, reintegration and repatriation processes.
Organisation overview: UNDP is the UN's key development organisation, seeking to improve lives based on its eight Millennium Development Goals.
Work in Central African Republic: The UNDP runs a comprehensive range of development and peacebuilding activities in CAR.
Organisation overview: UNHCR is the UN agency mandated to lead and coordinate action to protect refugees and resolve their problems worldwide.
Work in Central African Republic: The UNHCR's main challenge in 2015 will remain responding to the protection and assistance needs of the displaced population in CAR. It works on co-leading their protection and shelter, as well as camp coordination and management.
Organisation overview: The Peacebuilding Commission is an advisory body that supports peace efforts in countries emerging from conflict. It brings together international donors, financial institutions, national governments and troop contributing countries.
Work in Central African Republic: The UN Peacebuilding Commission has a country-specific mandate on CAR, including a wide range of activities designed to help end the conflict there.
Organisation overview: ACORD defends rights and promotes justice. Its peacebuilding work concentrates on helping communities mitigate and prevent conflict at grassroots level.
Work in Central African Republic: ACORD's strategy in the Central African Republic aims to enhance peace building and the socio-economic reintegration of young men and women who have been part of armed rebel groups or involved in armed conflict. The action plan revolves around livelihoods and leadership.
Organisation overview: CAFOD works in disaster relief and development, in particular on basic infrastructure, workers rights and advocacy towards donor governments.
Work in Central African Republic: CAFOD is working to promote peace, tolerance and social cohesion by supporting the Interfaith Platform in CAR, as well as peacebuilding activities between different faith groups across the country.
Organisation overview: CAAT works to end the international arms trade, promoting progressive demilitarisation and ending government financial and political support for arms export.
Work in Central African Republic: CAAT provides UK and EU arms export data on CAR.
Organisation overview: Caritas Internationalis is a confederation of over 160 members who are working at the grassroots in almost every country of the world. It supports the poor, vulnerable and excluded, regardless of race or religion.
Work in Central African Republic: Caritas operates via a Peace and Reconciliation Commission in CAR. It works to protect children from forced recruitment by armed groups, on rehabilitation and advocacy regarding sexual violence against women and vulnerable persons, as well as to provide support and assistance to internally displaced people.
Organisation overview: Catholic Relief Services is the official international humanitarian agency of the Catholic community in the United States.
Work in Central African Republic: Catholic Relief Services' activities in the Central African Republic began in 1999 and initially focused on helping Church partners build stable peace in the country. It has since expanded to include a wide range of different development and peacebuilding activities.
Organisation overview: Conciliation Resources works on cross-border conflict, engaging armed groups, developing governance, facilitating dialogue, strengthening public participation and integrating women properly into all areas of peacebuilding.
Work in Central African Republic: Conciliation Resources works to deal with the LRA across CAR and central Africa. It helps to increase collaboration between communities, encourage the participation of civil society in the creation of conflict-related government policies, aid the return and reintegration of abductees from the LRA, and push for governments and multilateral organisations to employ more effective peacebuilding policies and practices.
Organisation overview: DRC focuses on helping people who have fled war and conflict, persecuted because of their race, religion, nationality, political conviction or social affiliation.
Work in Central African Republic: The DRC has worked in Car since 2007. It focuses on the protection of human rights, emergency relief, education, improvement of livelihoods and not least demobilising children associated with armed groups.
Organisation overview: Enough works to end genocide and crimes against humanity. Its strategy is to energise a wide range of communities to ensure their voices are heard, and conducts field research, develops policy and research tools and works to influence political leaders.
Work in Central African Republic: Enough conducts field research, analysis and lobbying campaigns related to the conflict in CAR.
Organisation overview: IANSA is the global movement against gun violence, linking civil society organisations working to stop the proliferation and misuse of small arms and light weapons.
Work in Central African Republic: IANSA's partner organisation in CAR is MUR - Africa Universel.
Organisation overview: The International Crisis Group conducts independent research and analyis on conflicts around the world.
Work in Central African Republic: The ICG has a wide range of reports and analysis on the conflict in CAR.
Organisation overview: IFRC is a worldwide humanitarian organisation providing assistance without discrimination as to nationality, race, religious beliefs, class or political opinions.
Work in Central African Republic: The Central African Red Cross works to help those displaced and suffering by the conflict in CAR.
Organisation overview: The IRC responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives.
Work in Central African Republic: The International Rescue Committee is providing emergency assistance while also helping the people of CAR to rebuild their lives.
Organisation overview: Islamic Relief is an independent humanitarian and development organisation with a presence in over 40 countries around the globe.
Work in Central African Republic: Islamic Relief began working in CAR in 2014. Its first, collaborative project helps provide 8,000 vulnerable children with informal education and psychosocial activities.
Organisation overview: The Karuna Center innovates approaches for transforming conflict across divides by supporting people in all sectors of society to discover their shared capacity for building peace.
Work in Central African Republic: The Karuna Center has provided training focused on practical mediation and dialogue skills to curb the violence, strengthen communities’ resilience, and prevent conflict from escalating in CAR.
Organisation overview: Mercy Corps is an international development organisation that helps people around the world survive and thrive after conflict, crisis and natural disaster.
Work in Central African Republic: Mercy Corps' conflict and governance work in CAR works on strengthening community organisations to monitor human rights, supporting the engagement of marginalised groups, and training communities in managing disputes.
Organisation overview: The NGOWG on Women, Peace and Security advocates for the equal and full participation of women in all efforts to create and maintain international peace and security. Formed in 2000 to call for a Security Council resolution on Women, Peace and Security, the NGOWG now focuses on implementation of SCR 1325 and all other Security Council resolutions that address this issue.
Work in Central African Republic: The NGOWG works on advocacy and lobbying around the UN on issues related to peace and security in the Central African Republic.
Organisation overview: Save the Children works to save children's lives, fight for their rights, and help them to fulfil their potential.
Work in Central African Republic: STC is working on a range of activities to help mitigate the effects of conflict in CAR, including setting up Child Friendly Spaces to enable children to learn, play and receive psychosocial support in a safe environment.
Organisation overview: SFCG partners with people around the world to resolve conflict. It works to build sustainable peace through three main avenues: dialogue, media, and community.
Work in Central African Republic: SCFG has four projects in CAR: Empowering Secure Communities, Better Together: Supporting Community Empowerment and Non-Violence, Women’s Participation in the Media, and Promoting Peace and Dialogue in Bangui banner Promoting Peace and Dialogue in Bangui.
Organisation overview: The Small Arms Survey serves as the principal international source of public information on all aspects of small arms and armed violence.
Work in Central African Republic: The Small Arms Survey has a range of documents and publications available on SAWL in CAR.
Organisation overview: Transparency International is a global movement seeking to fight corruption and bribery, conducting research and advocating change.
Work in Central African Republic: CAR ranks 150/175 on TI's Corruption Perceptions Index.
Organisation overview: War Child is committed to supporting children in armed conflict to overcome their experiences, and have a real chance at a better future.
Work in Central African Republic: War Child is helping refugee and displaced children deal with the conflict in CAR, including by setting up Child Friendly Spaces in camps, where children can play safely and regain some sense of normality. Here they can also access the specialist psychosocial help they need to cope with the trauma they have faced.