On July 3, 2007, then-Special Representative of the SecretaryGeneral (SRSG) General Lamine Cisse (Senegal) reported on the situation in the CAR to the Security Council, which reiterated its appreciation for his role as head of BONUCA. (Gen.
This presence was established on September 25, 2007, by Resolution 1778, which created the UN Mission in the Central African Republic and Chad (MINURCAT) to provide humanitarian aid and protection to refugees in eastern Chad and northeastern CAR, in liaison with the two governments and that of Sudan, the AU, BONUCA, the hybrid UN-AU mission in Darfur (UNAMID), FOMUC and the Community of Sahelo-Saharan States (CENSAD).
The Council welcomed national and international efforts to investigate crimes allegedly committed in the CAR in 2002 and 2003 and expressed support for the Special Representative and for BONUCA, the mandate of which the Council had just extended for another year.
In international fora, the United States has supported the mandates of the UN Peace-building Office in the Central African Republic (BONUCA
) and of the Multinational Force of the Central African Monetary and Economic Community (also known as FOMUC) in order to promote stability in C.A.R.