UN peacekeeping chief pays tribute to fallen ‘blue helmets’ in Côte d’Ivoire

At a memorial ceremony in Côte d’Ivoire, the head of United Nations peacekeeping today paid tribute to seven ‘blue helmets’ killed in the line of duty while on patrol in the country’s south-west last week.

UN expert urges continued support for Côte d'Ivoire following deadly attack

A United Nations independent human rights expert today urged all Ivorians and the international community to maintain their support for Côte d'Ivoire’s national reconciliation in the aftermath of an attack last week which killed seven UN peacekeepers, eight civilians and one Ivorian soldier.

UN condemns deadly attack on peacekeepers in Côte d'Ivoire

The United Nations Secretary-General, the President of the General Assembly and the Security Council have condemned “in the strongest possible terms” an attack in Côte d'Ivoire in which seven peacekeepers were killed.