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UN agency helps Côte d’Ivoire resuscitate war-hit agricultural sector

The United Nations agency responsible for financing agricultural development in poor countries has given $10 million to Côte d’Ivoire to help some 86,000 families revive a farming sector affected by the civil war that in 2002 split the West African nation into a rebel-held north and Government-controlled south.

UN probing allegations of sexual abuse and exploitation in Côte d’Ivoire

The United Nations Operation in Côte d’Ivoire (UNOCI) has announced that it is taking all possible measures to investigate allegations that have emerged of sexual abuse and exploitation among its military personnel, some dating back to 2006 and potentially involving minors.

Security Council calls for credible Ivorian polls at the earliest

The Security Council today called for the holding of credible presidential elections in Côte d’Ivoire at the earliest date possible, after the much-delayed polls were recently postponed again.

Côte d’Ivoire: UN pitches in on nationwide polio immunization campaign

United Nations peacekeepers airlifted doctors and vaccines to remote and inaccessible regions of Côte d’Ivoire today as the Government opened its latest campaign to immunize over 6 million children against polio.