UN envoys urge Côte d’Ivoire to press ahead with electoral preparations

Senior United Nations officials in West Africa have stressed the importance of starting the identification and registration processes for the upcoming presidential polls in Côte d’Ivoire as soon as possible, voicing concern over delays in the preparations.

Support for upcoming polls focus of talks between UN and Ivorian officials

The head of the United Nations peacekeeping operation in Côte d’Ivoire (UNOCI) has pledged the world body’s support and assistance for the holding of the West African country’s presidential election, slated for November.

UN health agency helps yellow fever vaccination campaign in Côte d’Ivoire

The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) is helping authorities in Côte d’Ivoire vaccinate nearly 2 million people in the country’s largest city against a yellow fever outbreak.

UN human rights expert on toxic waste holds talks in Côte d’Ivoire

A United Nations human rights expert has held talks in Côte d’Ivoire with senior officials from the UN peacekeeping mission in the West African country at the start of a week-long visit to investigate the illegal movement and dumping of toxic wastes.