Côte d’Ivoire – Morocco – Death of three Moroccan peacekeepers in a road accident (27.01.15)
We have been informed that three Moroccan peacekeepers serving with the United Nations Operation in Côte d’Ivoire were killed in a traffic accident near Guiglo.
Côte d'Ivoire – Egypt – Death of 6 Egyptian peacekeepers in a road accident (03.02.15)
France extends its condolences to the families of the 6 peacekeepers serving with the United Nations Operation in Côte d’Ivoire (UNOCI), who died in a road accident on the highway between Yamoussoukro and Abidjan, as well as to the Egyptian authorities.
Appointment of Aïchatou Mindaoudou Souleymane as Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Côte d'Ivoire (21.05.13)
We welcome this choice which will allow UNOCI to benefit from Ms. Mindaoudou’s experience and excellent skills. Ms. Mindaoudou, former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Niger, has until now been serving as Joint Special Representative (Political) for the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID).
Côte d’Ivoire’s adhesion to International Criminal Court (18.02.13)
France welcomes Côte d’Ivoire’s ratification of the Rome Statute establishing the International Criminal Court (ICC). This important decision confirms the commitment of the states of the African continent to the fight against impunity. Côte d’Ivoire thus becomes the 122th state party to the ICC statute.