Panel in Côte d’Ivoire accepts UN election certification standards

The committee that monitors last year’s political agreement in Côte d'Ivoire has accepted conditions for certifying the validity of upcoming elections which had been proposed by the United Nations’ top envoy to the divided West African country.

UN mission in Côte d’Ivoire hands over disarmament sites to Government

The UN Operation in Côte d’Ivoire (UNOCI) has transferred to national Government control three disarmament facilities in the country’s northern region, which has been dominated by the rebel Forces Nouvelles since 2002.