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Côte d’Ivoire: UN has key role in strengthening democracy, President says

Thanking the United Nations for its role in resolving the electoral crisis after Côte d’Ivoire’s former leader refused to step down, President Alassane Ouattara today highlighted legislative elections later this year as a critical step towards cementing democracy.

UN peacekeepers patrol Ivorian-Liberian border area after deadly attack

The United Nations peacekeeping mission in Côte d’Ivoire has sent two patrol units to the country’s border with Liberia to assess the situation after a group of heavily armed militiamen crossed the frontier and attacked two Ivorian villages last week, killing at least 18 people.

UN peacekeepers help put out fire at radio station in Côte d'Ivoire

The Moroccan battalion serving in the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Côte d'Ivoire over the weekend helped put out a huge fire in a radio station near the western town of Duékoué, the mission said today.

Ivorian refugees living with host families in Liberia to move to new camp – UN

The United Nations refugee agency has opened a sixth camp for Ivorians who fled the post-election violence in their country and have been living with host communities in neighbouring Liberia.

Côte d’Ivoire: UN responding to allegations of sex abuse by peacekeepers

The United Nations Operation in Côte d’Ivoire (UNOCI) is looking into recent allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse involving its peacekeepers based in the west of the country.