Côte d’Ivoire: UN probe finds serious human rights violations during February protests

Serious human rights violations were committed during the demonstrations held in Côte d’Ivoire in February following the dissolution of the Government and the national electoral authority, according to the United Nations mission in the West African nation.

UN mission takes note of new date for Ivorian presidential polls

The United Nations peacekeeping mission in Côte d'Ivoire today took note of the announcement of a new date for the country’s presidential election, and urged that a credible timetable be set up for the repeatedly-delayed polls.

Thousands of young Ivorians to receive job training under new UN project

Some 3,000 young people in Côte d'Ivoire, including ex-fighters and women, will receive training in the construction, manufacturing and service sectors under a new United Nations project that seeks to help them get involved in their country’s economic recovery.