United Nations published this video item, entitled “Service & Sacrifice: Thank you Mauritania” – below is their description.
As a volunteer with his country’s armed forces, Mauritanian-born Mohamed Ali Riha seized the opportunity to become a United Nations peacekeeper. His desire to help the most vulnerable people was realized when he joined the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic.
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The United Nations (UN) was established after World War II with the aim of preventing future wars. The organization is financed by assessed and voluntary contributions from its member states.
The UN’s chief administrative officer is the Secretary-General, currently Portuguese politician and diplomat António Guterres, who began his five year-term on 1 January 2017.
The Central African Republic, or Centrafrique, is a landlocked country in Central Africa.
It is bordered by Chad to the north, Sudan to the northeast, South Sudan to the southeast, the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the south, the Republic of the Congo to the southwest and Cameroon to the west. The CAR covers a land area of about 620,000 square kilometres (240,000 sq mi) and had an estimated population of around 4.7 million as of 2018.
As of 2020, the CAR is the scene of a civil war, ongoing since 2012.