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Côte d'Ivoire: Security Council urges parties to make good on peace pledges

The Security Council today welcomed the recent agreement by Côte d'Ivoire's leaders to resume the country's stalled peace process, and called on them to observe deadlines for disarming militias and drawing up a selection process for presidential candidates.

Côte d'Ivoire: Annan hails plans for first Government meeting since March

Côte d'Ivoire's multi-party, post-conflict Government of National Reconciliation, which had hit an impasse over implementing its signed peace agreement, will soon meet to set in motion plans for political reform, United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan said today.

UN mission in Côte d'Ivoire confirms existence of mass graves

A human rights team sent to investigate gross violations during clashes between rival groups of the main national opposition party in northern Côte d'Ivoire has found three mass graves containing at least 99 bodies, the peacekeeping United Nations Operation in the West African country (ONUCI) said today.

Côte d'Ivoire parties renew commitment to peace agreement

Culminating two days of talks in Accra, Ghana, the parties in Côte d'Ivoire have pledged to fully and unconditionally carry out commitments outlined in past peace accords, the United Nations announced.

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.