In early March Cote D’Ivoire president Alassane Ouatarra announced that he would not seek a constitutionally dubious third term in office. Instead, he he said he would pass the baton to a new generation of Ivorian leadership. Then, in July,...
Last week, a landmark trial began at the International Criminal Court. Laurent Gbagbo, the former president of Côte d’Ivoire, and Charles Blé Goudé, who was youth and employment minister in Gbagbo’s government as well as the leader of the Young Patriots, a...
Since Alassane Ouattara took the reigns of power in Cote d'Ivoire in May 2011, the country has been making solid progress towards an economic recovery. But ongoing security challenges are undermining the progress.
7 peacekeepers were killed last week. This is a particularly difficult part of the region to monitor and secure, but the willingness of Ivorian and Liberian officials to pay more than lip service to the security concerns in the region is critical to the long-term sustainability of peace.
Lors d'une cérémonie sobre à Yamoussokro, la capitale politique de la Côte d'Ivoire, Alassane Ouattara a intronisé la nouvelle Commission pour le Dialogue, la Vérité et la Réconciliation, dont le mandat est de "panser les plaies" de la population ivoirienne, pour que le pays puisse avancer sereinement et en paix.
The Council of Foreign Relations and the Africa-America Institute hosted a discussion with Côte d'Ivoire president Alassane Ouattara and Sierra Leone president Ernest Koroma. UN Dispatch brings you some of the highlights of this intimate event.
C'est un premier pas pour la justice en Côte d'Ivoire: Laurent et Simone Gbagbo ont été inculpés hier par le procureur de la République d'Abidjan. L'inculpation porte sur les "crimes économiques" commis par l'ancien président et sa femme.