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Côte d'Ivoire: human rights-based solutions key to resolving displacement – UN

Internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Côte d’Ivoire need durable solutions based on a human rights approach to be able to rebuild their lives, a United Nations independent expert said today.

Security Council grants one-year extension for UN peacekeepers in Côte d’Ivoire

The Security Council today extended the mandate of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Côte d’Ivoire and the French forces that support it until 31 July 2013.

Attack on Ivorian camp underscores need to combat impunity for past abuses – UN

The United Nations human rights agency has condemned the attack that took place on a relocation camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Côte d’Ivoire last week, stressing that the ethnically-motivated incident underscores the need to combat impunity for past abuses.

Côte d'Ivoire: UN deplores attack against camp for internally displaced

A United Nations top official today strongly condemned the attack carried out by some 300 individuals against a camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Côte d'Ivoire, which resulted in seven deaths and injured 13 people.

Despite advances, Côte d’Ivoire needs continued support on path to stability – UN envoy

Côte d’Ivoire is making significant advances towards peace, stability and development but will need the continued support of the Security Council as it tackles important challenges, including a volatile security situation and national reconciliation, a top United Nations official said today.