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UN humanitarian envoy visits Côte d'Ivoire

United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan’s Humanitarian Envoy to Côte d’Ivoire, Carolyn McAskie, has arrived in the country’s capital, Abidjan, on her fourth evaluation mission, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said.

UN humanitarian envoy to visit Cote d'Ivoire next week

The United Nations Secretary-General's Humanitarian Envoy to Côte d'Ivoire, Carolyn McAskie, will visit the country's capital, Abidjan, next week on an evaluation mission, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said today.

UN Security Council concerned about 'armed elements' in Côte d'Ivoire

The United Nations Security Council today expressed grave concern over the attempts of "armed elements" to cross the ceasefire line in Côte d'Ivoire separating the government-held south from the rebel-held north and west and it commended West African and French peacekeeping forces for turning them back.

Tensions rising in Côte d'Ivoire, UN relief official says

United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator Jan Egeland expressed concern today about the rising tensions in Côte d'Ivoire and the impact of possible renewed civil conflict on civilians there.