COAT OF ARMS
Government: Dominant Party Presidential Republic
Current President: Idriss Déby
Population: 12,075,985 (2017)
Land Size: 1.28 million sq km (495,800 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Fri - Oct 12, 2018: Presidential Election - Chad's Elections Body Draws Inspiration - AllAfrica News: Chad
[Cameroon Tribune] The Director General of the elections governing institution in Chad, Issa Adjidei and members of his delegation had a guided visited to SOPECAM on October 11, 2018.
- Thu - Oct 11, 2018: Rescue Mission for Lake Chad Basin - AllAfrica News: Chad
[This Day] Owing to the challenges at the Lake Chad Basin which has had adverse effects on member countries such as Nigeria, experts have called for concerted efforts to address the situation, Ugo Aliogo reports
- Tue - Oct 9, 2018: Humanity Has 'No Choice' but to Unite in the Face of Global Threats, Chadian Minister Underscores At UN Assembly - AllAfrica News: Chad
[UN News] Humanity has "no choice" but to work together to rise to global threats and challenges in a manner based on universal values upon which the United Nations was built, the foreign minister of Chad, a land-locked nation in central Africa's Sahel region, told world leaders gathered at the General Assembly's annual debate.
- Tue - Oct 9, 2018: In Chad, Top UN Officials Say Humanitarian Response Must Go 'Hand in Hand' With Longer-Term Recovery - AllAfrica News: Chad
[UN News] Senior United Nations officials on Sunday called for stronger joint humanitarian and development interventions in Chad as the crisis-riven central African country as it tackles poverty, displacement, malnutrition, and lack of access to basic social services.
- Wed - Sep 26, 2018: Nigerian President Calls for Global Action On Climate Change, Lake Chad Crisis - AllAfrica News: Chad
[UN News] A variety of "festering" causes and effects surround crises around the world, Nigeria's President, Muhammadu Buhari, said on Tuesday, speaking on the first day of the high-level portion of the United Nations General Assembly's annual general debate.