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Côte d’Ivoire: UN mission dismantles military post in line with peace agreement

The United Nations peacekeeping mission in Côte d’Ivoire (UNOCI) today dismantled the last military post along the so-called Green Line between the Government-controlled south and the north of the country, where former Forces Nouvelles rebels are based, in line with a peace agreement signed last year.

Security Council renews mandate of UN mission in Côte d’Ivoire ahead of polls

The Security Council today extended the mandate of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Côte d’Ivoire (UNOCI) by another six months, stressing the importance that much delayed presidential elections now slated for November are conducted in a free, fair and transparent manner.

UN calls for launching of identification process ahead of Ivorian polls

The top United Nations official in Côte d’Ivoire has called for the identification process ahead of November’s presidential election to be launched quickly, and reaffirmed the world body’s pledge to assist the West African nation conduct the long-delayed polls.

UN peacebuilding funding approved for Côte d'Ivoire, Sierra Leone

New projects and financing from the United Nations Peacebuilding Fund (PBF) – which seeks to help countries emerging from conflict to avoid slipping back into war – have been approved for both Côte d'Ivoire and Sierra Leone, it was announced today.

Côte d'Ivoire: Ban lauds parties for committing to peace pact

Côte d'Ivoire’s political leaders are to be commended for their commitment to a peace agreement reached last year, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today, calling on the sides to continue their efforts to cement the pact.