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Côte d’Ivoire: UN mission speaks out against violence

The United Nations Operation in Côte d’Ivoire (UNOCI) expressed concern today over recent violence in Bouaké, in the north of the divided West African nation.

Côte d’Ivoire: UN hails regrouping of ex-fighters as step towards lasting peace

Former combatants from Government and rebel forces in Côte d’Ivoire began regrouping on schedule this weekend in what the United Nations peacekeeping mission hailed as an important stage on the road to restoring peace and stability in the divided West African country.

Ivorian process of identifying voters has been positive so far, says UN official

Côte d’Ivoire’s mobile court hearings, used as part of the process of identifying voters ahead of planned national elections next year, have been generally positive since they resumed in September, the senior electoral official from the United Nations peacekeeping mission to the country said today.