Ivorian polls top talks between UN peacekeeping chief and Prime Minister

The role of the United Nations mission in Côte d’Ivoire in the country’s peace process, especially ahead of the upcoming presidential election, was high on the agenda as the world body’s top peacekeeping official met with Prime Minister Guillaume Soro today.

UN helps plan election security in Côte d’Ivoire

The United Nations peacekeeping mission in Côte d’Ivoire said today it had begun, together with national authorities, planning the deployment of mixed units – made up of former rebels and government forces – to provide security during the presidential elections scheduled for November.