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Topic A - "Reducing violence in Central Africa between military and paramilitary groups and the recruitment of child soldiers".

Since 2012, the Central African Republic (CAR) has been torn apart by a brutal civil war. Longstanding clashes between the internationally-recognized government of François Bozizé, the Muslim rebel alliance Séléka and the Christian self-defence militia Anti-Balaka resulted in severe human rights violations and dissolution of political structures. For 2017, over 400,000 people have been displaced within the CAR and as many as 10,000 children have been exploited by all sides of the conflict. However, with the appointment of Faustin-Archange Touadéra as the Central African President in 2015, the African community seems to finally be able to solve these urgent issues.

The Arab Republic of Egypt, having been involved in the African Union (AU) since the very beginning, wis...