United Nations Operation in Côte d’Ivoire

By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 17th, 2012
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New York, The United Nations peacekeeping mission in Côte d’Ivoire has said it is encouraged by the pace of its arms collection exercise that started in June last year, but noted that much remains to be done to take away weapons from civilians and those who may have participated in past conflicts. “T...
By IndepthAfrica
In Press Releases
Feb 28th, 2012
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ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, February 28, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Special Representative of the UN Secretary General for Côte d’Ivoire, Bert Koenders, had a working session with Ivorian civil society at the headquarters of the UN Operation in Côte d’Ivoire (UNO...
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Jan 30th, 2012
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GENEVA, Switzerland, January 27, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Following violent clashes between supporters and opponents of the President of Côte d’Ivoire in Abidjan last Saturday, the UN Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Côte d’Ivoire, Doudou Diène,...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 20th, 2012
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ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, January 20, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Summary of UNOCI weekly press conference The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Côte d’Ivoire, Bert Koenders, will leave Abidjan at the weekend for New York, where he will pr...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 5th, 2012
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ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, January 5, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Summary of UNOCI weekly press conference Some 120 youths handed in their weapons to UNOCI on 30 December 2011 during a voluntary arms collection operation at the Youth Centre in the Abidjan neighbourhood of Attéco...
By IndepthAfrica
In Press Releases
Dec 13th, 2011
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NEW YORK, December 13, 2011/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Secretary-General welcomes the holding of the legislative elections in Côte d’Ivoire and commends the people of Côte d’Ivoire for the generally calm and orderly manner in which they exercised their right to vote. Th...
By IndepthAfrica
In Press Releases
Dec 7th, 2011
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ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, December 6, 2011/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The United Nations Operation in Côte d’Ivoire (UNOCI) notes that four days after the start of campaigning for the 11 December 2011 legislative elections, efforts remain to be made with regard to balanced in...
By benim
In Cote d'Ivoire
Jul 18th, 2011
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Elements loyal to former Ivory Coast strongman Laurent Gbagbo are no longer a threat to peace and order in the West African nation, the UN mission chief said on Monday. “By and large, the ex pro-Gbagbo elements and their supporters are not likely to mount substantial challenges to law and order...
By benim
In Cote d'Ivoire
May 27th, 2011
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The United Nations defended itself on Thursday against accusations it failed to protect civilians during Ivory Coast’s post-election crisis, saying expectations of its forces were unrealistic. An investigation by the rights group Amnesty International published this week alleged the 12,000-stro...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Apr 3rd, 2011
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Abidjan – Four UN peacekeepers were seriously injured in an attack by strongman Laurent Gbgabo’s forces while they were on a humanitarian mission in Abidjan, rocked by violent combat, the UN said on Saturday. “An escort patrol of the United Nations Operation in Cote d’Ivoire (...