Security Council threatens individuals blocking Ivorian peace pact

The United Nations Security Council today threatened unspecified actions against individuals whose activities might block the full implementation of the 2003 peace accord between the Government of Côte d’Ivoire and its opposition.

UN peacekeeping chief calls on Côte d'Ivoire to match international commitment

The head of United Nations peacekeeping, visiting Côte d'Ivoire, said his mission in the West African country is to make a new beginning in areas of the peace process where there has been regression.

UN peacekeeping chief heading to Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana

The United Nations chief of peacekeeping is heading to post-conflict Côte d'Ivoire for an official visit starting tomorrow, 10 days after UN forces began their deployment in the West African country.

UN rights chief appoints panel to probe human rights violations in Côte d'Ivoire

The United Nations human rights chief has named three experts to conduct an independent investigation into the fatal confrontations that took place late last month in Côte d'Ivoire when protesters staged anti-government marches in the West African country's commercial and political capitals.

As UN starts peacekeeping operation in Côte d'Ivoire, Annan urges reconciliation

As troops from the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) transferred to the United Nations Operation in Côte d'Ivoire (UNOCI) at a ceremony today in the main commercial centre, Abidjan, Secretary-General Kofi Annan urged reconciliation among all concerned.

Côte d'Ivoire: Annan asks UN human rights office to probe deadly political clash

Responding to requests from Côte d’Ivoire and the monitoring committee established under its internal peace agreement, Secretary-General Kofi Annan has asked the United Nations Human Rights office to lead an investigation into fatal clashes that took place during protest marches last month in the West African country.

Commander of West African force in Côte d'Ivoire to lead UN mission there

Maj. Gen. Abdoulaye Fall of Senegal will be the Force Commander of the United Nations Operation in Côte d'Ivoire (UNOCI), Secretary-General Kofi Annan has told the Security Council.