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Annan’s summit on troubled Côte d’Ivoire meets for an extra day

A summit convened in Ghana by United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan to try to heal the bitter divisions in post-conflict Côte d’Ivoire met for an extra day today, holding closed-door talks on the West African country’s constitution with Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo and Prime Minister Seydou Diarra.

Annan addresses West African summit on Côte d'Ivoire

Addressing a West African summit in Ghana, United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan today appealed to the opposing parties in Côte d'Ivoire to use the meeting to break the present deadlock in the peace process and to speak candidly about any contentious issues.

In Ghana, Annan prepares for summit on Côte d’Ivoire peace process

United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan today held several meetings in Ghana in preparation for the West African summit he will open tomorrow on re-starting the deadlocked Côte d'Ivoire peace process.

Annan heading to Ghana for summit on Côte d'Ivoire peace process

United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan heads to Ghana this week for a summit with African leaders hoping to get the Côte d'Ivoire peace process back on track.

Annan set for summit on Côte d’Ivoire peace process next week in Ghana

Sustaining the momentum that was generated at a recent mini-summit on Côte d'Ivoire, leaders of neighbouring countries will meet again next week in Ghana's capital for a discussion of the peace process in the West African country, United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan said today.

UN Commission of Inquiry arrives in Côte d'Ivoire

A United Nations-appointed Independent Commission of Inquiry, set up to investigate serious violations of human rights and international humanitarian law in Côte d'Ivoire since September 2002, arrived in the West African country today.

Côte d’Ivoire towns lack safe drinking water, adequate latrines, UNICEF says

In Côte d’Ivoire, a West African country whose peace process is deadlocked, the towns and villages lack safe drinking water, while households in rural areas do not have adequate latrines, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said today.

UN-appointed team will go to Côte d'Ivoire to conduct human rights inquiry

A United Nations-appointed Independent Commission of Inquiry, set up to investigate serious violations of human rights and international humanitarian law in Côte d'Ivoire between mid-September 2002 and the signing of a peace agreement the following January, will go to the West African country later this month.

Annan holds West African mini-summit over Côte d'Ivoire deadlock

West African leaders at a meeting convened by United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan have decided to bring the parties in Côte d'Ivoire together later this month in a bid to break the impasse in that country, a UN spokesperson reported today.