Marcel Plichta

Marcel Plichta is a 4th Year International Relations Major in the William and Mary and University of St Andrews Joint Degree Programme. His major areas of research are the ongoing conflicts in the Central African Region, and Defense Economy in Developing States.

As long as states like the Central African Republic are unable to protect their citizens and development workers, the situation will not improve.

The EU’s lukewarm support is a step in the right direction, and a source of sorely-needed funding, but it is only one step in the CAR’s marathon to peace and stability.