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UN envoy deplores attacks against national security forces in Côte d’Ivoire

The United Nations envoy in Côte d’Ivoire has condemned the armed attacks carried out by unidentified individuals against national security forces in and around the commercial capital, Abidjan, this morning.

UN senior official welcomes arrival of female police contingent in Cote d’Ivoire

The United Nations top police official today welcomed the arrival of a contingent of female police officers to the world body’s peacekeeping missing in Côte d’Ivoire.

International Criminal Court judges confirm jurisdiction in case against former Ivorian president

Appeals judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) today unanimously dismissed an argument on its jurisdiction presented by defence lawyers for former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo, who is currently facing trial there on charges of crimes against humanity.

UN peacekeeper presence increased following attack on Côte d’Ivoire military checkpoint

An attack by unidentified gunmen in Côte d’Ivoire has left four people dead and the presence of United Nations peacekeepers in the area of the attack has been increased, a UN spokesperson said today.

UN envoy deplores deadly attack against Côte d’Ivoire military camp

The United Nations envoy in Côte d’Ivoire has strongly condemned today’s attack against a military base in Abidjan that left seven soldiers from the national army dead and seriously injured another dozen troops.

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.