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Côte d’Ivoire: UN condemns damage to human rights organization

The United Nations Operation in Côte d’Ivoire (UNOCI) has spoken out against a recent attack on two human rights organizations in the country, calling for the authorities to investigate and bring to justice those responsible.

Côte d’Ivoire: Peace process needs international support, facilitator says

The peace process in Côte d’Ivoire needs international support to succeed, a representative of the key negotiator told the United Nations Security Council today.

Ivorians reach ‘turning point’ in peace process but challenges persist – Ban Ki-moon

The peace process in Côte d’Ivoire has reached “a unique turning point” after the signing of an agreement between the country’s rival political leaders two months ago, but many of the fundamental issues that led to its prolonged crisis remain unresolved, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warns today.

Côte d’Ivoire: UN participates in ceremony integrating former rebels into national army

Welcoming the willingness of former rival parties to fully implement the peace deal in Côte d’Ivoire, the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the West African country participated in a ceremony marking the official integration of former rebels into two brigades.

UN peacekeeping mission still has work to do in Côte d’Ivoire, UN official says

Even after the signing of a peace accord in Côte d’Ivoire, the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the West African country still has much work ahead of it, an official for the world body has said.

Côte d’Ivoire: maternity hospital renovated with UN help

A small town in Côte d’Ivoire today received the keys to a renovated maternity hospital from representatives from the United Nations peacekeeping operation, known as UNOCI, in the West African country.

Secretary-General, Security Council praise Ivorian deal to appoint new Prime Minister

Commending the efforts of both sides to implement this month’s peace deal between rival political leaders in the divided West African nation of Côte d’Ivoire, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today welcomed the agreement earlier this week that has led to the appointment of a new prime minister.

Security Council calls for implementation of peace accord in Côte d’Ivoire

Welcoming this month’s peace deal between rival political leaders in the divided West African nation of Côte d’Ivoire, the Security Council today urged both sides to implement all their commitments under the accord to ensure that it takes effect.

Côte d’Ivoire: Ban Ki-moon calls on world to be ready to help consolidate peace accord

Following the signing of a peace agreement between the rival leaders in Côte d’Ivoire, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is calling on the international community to be ready to provide key help in such fields as disarmament, security sector reform and preparations for elections in the divided West African country.

Côte d’Ivoire: Ban Ki-moon hails rival parties’ accord, calls for full implementation

Welcoming the signing of an agreement between rival leaders in Côte d’Ivoire, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called on the parties to implement “in full and in good faith” the accord in the West African country that has been divided between the Government-controlled south and the rebel-held north since 2002.