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The Parties reaffirmed the sacred right of the Ivorian people to peace and development. They agreed to immediately proceed with the disarmament and dismantling of the militia throughout the country in a process to be led by the Prime Minister. The Parties agreed that the Chiefs of Staff of the National Armed Forces of the...
According to its founding treaty, the objectives of the Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD) are the preservation and consolidation of peace, security and stability in the CEN-SAD zone; promotion of political dialogue and the fight against cross-border crime and its related scourges such as trafficking in drugs, arms and human beings, money-laundering and terrorism; combating...
For a long time after its independence from France in August 1960, the West African country of Côte d’Ivoire enjoyed relative political and economic stability. Félix Houphouët-Boigny became the country’s first prime minister and, when his party won all the parliamentary seats, he became president. Houphouët-Boigny would go on to win the presidential election for a record...
The Mediation Committee for National Reconciliation (Comité de Médiation pour la Réconciliation Nationale) was mandated to investigate post-election violence in Abidjan in October 2000, which resulted in the deaths of 171 citizens. The Commission for Dialogue, Truth and Reconciliation (2011-2014) was established after the 2010-2011 post-election violence in Côte d’Ivoire as a mechanism to promote...
The Parties agreed that all conflicts must necessarily be resolved through dialogue and cooperation. The Parties also reaffirmed that the national programme of demobilisation, disarmament and reintegration will continue. The Parties invited the adoption of the amnesty law and exhorted the national press to work to bring population groups together and to secure unity and...