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New land tenure, nationality laws major steps towards reconciliation in Côte D’Ivoire – UN expert

The recent adoption by Côte D’Ivoire of two laws on nationality and land tenure – two issues at the heart of the long crisis that has deeply affected Ivorian society – represents a major step towards reconciliation, a United Nations independent expert said today.

Release of former Gbagbo aides ‘major step’ for justice in Côte d’Ivoire – UN expert

The release of 14 officials from the former government headed by Laurent Gbagbo in Côte d’Ivoire represents “a major step” on the path toward equitable justice and reconciliation in the country, a United Nations independent expert said today.

Côte d’Ivoire: UN mission welcomes release of 14 former Gbagbo government aides

The United Nations Operation in Côte d’Ivoire (UNOCI) today welcomed the decision by judicial authorities in Abidjan to provisionally release 14 officials from the former government headed by Laurent Gbagbo who are currently awaiting trial.