Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on the Constitutional referendum in the Central African Republic

By United Nations - Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretar

On the eve of the referendum on the draft Constitution in the Central African Republic, the Secretary-General calls on all national stakeholders to ensure that the referendum is conducted in a peaceful and credible manner. The referendum is a significant milestone towards the end of the transition in the Central African Republic which will lay new foundations for a stable future for the country and its people.

The Secretary-General reiterates the commitment of the United Nations to continue to support the efforts of the Transitional Authorities and the electoral process.

New York, 12 December 2015