Security Council welcomes setting of date for long-awaited Ivorian elections

The Security Council today welcomed the announcement of a timeline for stalled presidential elections in Côte d'Ivoire, with a first round of voting slated to take place at the end of November.

Côte d’Ivoire: UN mission urges prompt resumption of voter registration

The United Nations Mission in Côte d’Ivoire (UNOCI) today called for a prompt resumption of voter registration to allow for broad participation in the November presidential elections.

Ban welcomes new date for long-awaited Ivorian election

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today welcomed the announcement by the Government of Côte d'Ivoire of 29 November 2009 as the date for the West African nation's long-awaited presidential election.