Threats to quasi-State economy jeopardizes Ivorian stability, warn UN experts

The fragile political stability in Côte d’Ivoire is at significant risk of collapsing into armed conflict if the economic interests of various factions are threatened in the West African country, according to a group of United Nations experts in a report made public today.

Côte d’Ivoire: UN envoy confers with Prime Minister to boost peace progress

With crucial voter identification in the Côte d'Ivoire topping six million but implementation of the latest peace agreement lagging, the top United Nations envoy in the divided country met with its prime minister today on boosting progress on the ground.