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UN Operation in Cote d'Ivoire (UN-Geführt)
Beginn: 04/04

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Beginn: 09/02

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UNO-Plan für die Elfenbeinküste (24.10.2005)

(Quelle: taz) Laurent Gbagbo bleibt Präsident der Elfenbeinküste, aber die Regierungsgewalt geht an einen noch zu bestimmenden Premierminister über. Mit dieser Entscheidung in der einstimmig verabschiedeten Resolution 1.633 hat sich der UN-Sicherheitsrat am Freitagabend hinter die...

Diamonds, cacao may fund Ivory Coast arms trade - UN source (21.10.2005)

(Quelle: Reliefweb) A group of UN experts suspect cacao and illegal diamond receipts may fund arms purchases despite an embargoed on Ivory Coast, a UN source said. In a report prepared for the UN Security Council, the experts, who had been tasked with assessing the effectiveness of a UN arms...

Frankreich bringt sich in Stellung (19.10.2005)

(Quelle: taz) Kurz vor entscheidenden Rettungsversuchen für den Friedensprozess in der Elfenbeinküste bringt sich Frankreich für ein mögliches militärisches Vorgehen in Stellung. Zum ersten Mal in der Geschichte französischer Militärinterventionen in Afrika hat...

Security Council extends expert group on arms embargo (19.10.2005)

(Quelle: UN News) With the situation in Côte d’Ivoire continuing to pose a threat to international peace and security, the United Nations Security Council has extended the mandate of the three-person team monitoring the arms embargo against that country, which has been divided between...

Security Council agrees to delay elections until at latest October 2006 (14.10.2005)

(Quelle: UN News) The United Nations Security Council today endorsed the African Union's (AU) decision that elections in Côte d'Ivoire be postponed until at latest next October and said it would rapidly take measures to support the UN peacekeeping mission in the country based on progress in...

Opposition alliance calls on UN to reject 12 more months of Gbagbo (12.10.2005)

(Quelle: Reliefweb) An alliance of Cote d'Ivoire's main opposition parties has called on the UN to reject African Union proposals to keep President Laurent Gbagbo in office for up to 12 months beyond the end of his mandate this month. The opposition call comes ahead of a key meeting Thursday of the...

African leaders want Gbagbo in the helm another year to avert constitutional crisis (07.10.2005)

(Quelle: Irinnews) Laurent Gbagbo should remain president of war-torn Cote d'Ivoire for up to 12 months beyond his official mandate, according to African Union leaders who stepped in to avert a potential constitutional crisis. … Gbagbo, whose mandate expires in just three weeks, on 30...

Ivory Coast election crisis talks (06.10.2005)

(Quelle: BBC) Ivory Coast's president is boycotting the second summit in a week where his country's crisis is being discussed. Presidential polls due to take place by the end of October have been postponed, but Laurent Gbagbo intends to stay in office until they can be held. The African Union's...

Ecowas endorses suspension of election (04.10.2005)

(Quelle: allAfrica) Leaders of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have thrown their weight behind President Laurent Gbagbo of Cote d' Ivoire over the postponement of the election scheduled for October 30 , 2005. ECOWAS Executive Secretary, Dr. Mohammad Ibn Chambas, told...

West African leaders want more UN peacekeepers (03.10.2005)

(Quelle: BBC) West African leaders want the United Nations to significantly strengthen its peacekeeping force in Cote d’Ivoire to ensure new efforts to end the three-year war there finally pay off, Senegal’s Foreign Minister Cheikh Tidiane Gadio said on Monday. Gadio said that the call...

New peace effort under way but Gbagbo refuses role for West Africa (28.09.2005)

(Quelle: Irinnews) As African leaders gear up for two successive summits to salvage peace efforts in Cote d'Ivoire, the country’s president Laurent Gbagbo has ruled out any mediation role for his fellow West African leaders. The 15-nation Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has...

Ivory Coast leader rules out poll (27.09.2005)

(Quelle: BBC) Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo has said that a presidential election planned for 30 October cannot go ahead because rebels have not disarmed. Speaking in a televised address, the president said the constitution allowed him to remain in office beyond then.

Security Council supports peace efforts and warns of sanctions in Côte d'Ivoire (21.09.2005)

(Quelle: UN News) Security Council President Lauro Baja today reiterated the Council's support for peace efforts in Côte d'Ivoire while also warning opposing factions that those who threaten the peace or violate human rights in the country will be subject to international sanctions. …...

African Union to review Ivory Coast conflict (21.09.2005)

(Quelle: New York Times) The African Union plans to review South Africa's mediation role in Ivory Coast, where the peace process has stalled repeatedly, Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo, the AU head, said on Saturday. … Obasanjo, in an address to the U.N. General Assembly, said he...

Political rivals want new date set for peace-making poll (20.09.2005)

(Quelle: Irinnews) Leaders on both sides of the political divide in Cote d'Ivoire are calling for talks to fix a new election calendar after the United Nations acknowledged that a key vote scheduled for next month would have to be called off because of delays in implementing a peace deal. The...

Ivory Coast president rejects West African intervention in crisis (20.09.2005)

(Quelle: Reliefweb) International bodies grown weary of the crisis in Ivory Coast were Tuesday preparing for talks, put on notice by President Laurent Gbagbo that he will preemptively reject decisions by other countries 'directly implicated' in the conflict. Gbagbo, due to leave office October 30...

Former President calls for Gbagbo to hand over to a transitional government (12.09.2005)

(Quelle: allAfrica) Opposition leader and former president Henri Konan Bedie, fresh back in wartorn Cote d'Ivoire after a year in self-imposed exile in Paris, has called on President Laurent Gbagbo to hand over power to a transitional government if, as expected, planned elections do not take place...

Loyale Milizen durch die Hintertür (12.09.2005)

(Quelle: taz) Laut UN-Beschluss soll der Präsident der Elfenbeinküste seine Milizen auflösen. Der Termin ist verstrichen, passiert ist nichts. Stattdessen versucht Laurent Gbagbo Sicherheitsfirmen unter seine Kontrolle zu bringen, um dort seine Truppen zu rekrutieren.

UN rules out election (12.09.2005)

(Quelle: BBC) UN Secretary General Kofi Annan has confirmed that presidential elections in Ivory Coast would not take place on 30 October as originally planned. He told Radio France International (RFI) a lack of co-operation had delayed preparations. Both the rebels and opposition parties have...

Soro demande le départ de Gbagbo (10.09.2005)

(Quelle: Le Monde) Le chef de la rébellion ivoirienne des Forces Nouvelles (FN), Guillaume Soro, a appelé, samedi 10 septembre, le président ivoirien Laurent Gbagbo à quitter le pouvoir le 30 octobre. A cette date devait se tenir l'élection présidentielle, mais tous...

Impossible poll schedule (07.09.2005)

(Quelle: BBC) It will be almost impossible for the polls to be held on schedule by the end of next month in Ivory Coast, a United Nations envoy has acknowledged. Elections envoy Antonio Monteiro said there was a great risk of a return to civil war if the country failed to hold elections acceptable...

Les SMS sont devenus une arme qui alimente la tension parmi la population (06.09.2005)

(Quelle: Le Monde) Une nouvelle arme de déstabilisation, facile d'emploi et bon marché, a fait son apparition en Côte d'Ivoire: le texto (SMS). A l'approche du week-end de préférence, des messages anonymes circulent de téléphone à téléphone inondant...

African Union, United Nations to decide on Ivory Coast mediation (05.09.2005)

(Quelle: Reliefweb) South Africa Monday said it was up to the African Union, and not Ivory Coast's rebels, to decide whether President Thabo Mbeki should continue mediation efforts in the strife-torn west African country. In a first reaction since the New Forces rebels last week announced they...

Gbagbo revises contested nationality laws (02.09.2005)

(Quelle: Reliefweb) Ivory Coast's President Laurent Gbagbo has issued a new version of laws on electoral matters and a nationality issue after causing a storm of protest in the divided country, his office announced Friday. … Previous versions of the three texts deeply angered both rebels in...

UN soldier stabbed (31.08.2005)

(Quelle: BBC) A Moroccan United Nations peacekeeper in Ivory Coast has died after being stabbed and attacked with machetes, the UN has said. … Meanwhile, South Africa dismissed suggestions that its role as mediator was about to end.

UN official says Côte d’Ivoire nationals must take ownership of peace process (31.08.2005)

(Quelle: UN News) The peace process in the Côte d’Ivoire has moved from globalization, with United Nations involvement, to Africanization, with African Union (AU) mediation, and now Ivorians must take responsibility for nationalizing the next steps, the head of the UN peacekeeping...

Opposition rejects poll (29.08.2005)

(Quelle: BBC) The four largest opposition parties in Ivory Coast say elections scheduled for 30 October cannot happen and have called for a transition government. They argue that it would be impossible to hold free and fair presidential elections at that time, and point out that the country is...

Annan questions abilities of those leaders who foment discord in Côte d’Ivoire (24.08.2005)

(Quelle: UN News) The peacekeeping UN Operation in Côte d’Ivoire (UNOCI) has denounced declarations calling for a coup in the West African country as exacerbating existing social and political tensions and impeding efforts to restore peace and stability to the divided country. Published...

Les rebelles ivoiriens sont prêts à jouer la carte du coup d'Etat contre M. Gbagbo à Abidjan (23.08.2005)

(Quelle: Le Monde) La rébellion ivoirienne des Forces nouvelles (FN) exige le départ du président Laurent Gbagbo, présenté comme le 'principal obstacle à la paix' . Guillaume Soro, le secrétaire général des FN, plaide pour 'une solution à la...

In Côte d’Ivoire, UN representative for elections is pleased with first mission (22.08.2005)

(Quelle: UN News) Despite many difficulties, the current momentum in Côte d’Ivoire is positive as it gears up for October elections, the United Nations High Representative for the elections, Antonio Monteiro, said as he wrapped up his first visit to the West African country emerging from...

UN mission welcomes disarmament plan from western militias (17.08.2005)

(Quelle: UN News) The United Nations mission in Côte d’Ivoire has welcomed the commitment of the armed groups in the western region of the West African country to start disarming next Wednesday. According to the UN Operation in Côte d’Ivoire (UNOCI), the groups that have...

La médiation de M. Mbeki est critiquée par l'opposition (17.08.2005)

(Quelle: Le Monde) La rébellion et l'opposition ivoiriennes ne cachent pas leur déception. Pour elles, le président sud-africain, Thabo Mbeki, médiateur dans la crise en Côte d'Ivoire, ne les comprend pas. Les partis politiques parlent d'une 'crise de confiance' tandis que...

Blue helmets thwarted by angry crowds, Kofi Annan speaks out (15.08.2005)

(Quelle: Irinnews) Hostile mobs continue to block the movement of United Nations peacekeepers and other UN officials in Cote d’Ivoire, spurring Secretary General Kofi Annan over the weekend to urge Ivorians to back off. In only the latest in a string of incidents, menacing crowds in Gagnoa...

UN election monitor arrives (09.08.2005)

(Quelle: Reliefweb) The UN representative for the Ivory Coast who will monitor preparations for the upcoming elections, has arrived here, a UN spokesman said Tuesday. Antonio Monteiro, the 61-year-old former Portuguese foreign minister, arrived Monday night, said UN spokesman Hamadoun Toure....

South African mediators say laws comply with peace plan, rebels upset (08.08.2005)

(Quelle: Irinnews) President Laurent Gbagbo last month do conform to the country's peace plan, dealing a blow to rebels who had refused to start disarming saying the laws were inadequate. As part of a plan thrashed out in Pretoria at the end of June to end Cote d'Ivoire's three-year crisis, Gbagbo...

UN peacekeeping mission deplores efforts to obstruct its work (05.08.2005)

(Quelle: UN News) The United Nations mission in Côte d'Ivoire says its human rights and civilian police teams have run into outright hostility from the military and the populace in Government-controlled areas and, despite complaints to the Government, obstructions to their movement 'have...

Diplomats say Gbagbo laws comply with peace deal (03.08.2005)

(Quelle: Irinnews) The six legal texts, passed by presidential decree on 15 July, were revised by a delegation of independent legal advisors from Rwanda and Burundi to make sure they were in keeping with the January 2003 peace deal known as Linas-Marcoussis and a more recent accord hammered out in...

Ivory Coast opposition concerned over possible delay in election (02.08.2005)

(Quelle: Reliefweb) Opposition parties in the Ivory Coast expressed concern Tuesday about a possible 'constitutional void' if presidential elections are not held as scheduled on October 30. Electoral rolls have not been published as required by the west African country's constitution three months...

Kein Wille zum Frieden (02.08.2005)

(Quelle: taz) Von Demobilisierung und freien Wahlen ist nach den jüngsten bewaffneten Auseinandersetzungen keine Rede mehr. … Seit den Angriffen zu Beginn dieser Woche übernehmen radikale Positionen zunehmend die Politik.

Expert Panel calls on Security Council to clarify sanctions regime in Côte d’Ivoire (29.07.2005)

(Quelle: UN News) The expert panel recommending ways of improving the arms embargo on Côte d’Ivoire has called on the Security Council to more tightly define the ban on weapons flows in the divided country after encountering “widespread confusion” among neighbouring West...

UN finds no evidence of combat in reported town attacks (27.07.2005)

(Quelle: UN News) The commander of the United Nations peacekeeping force in Côte d'Ivoire has found no evidence of significant combat operations between Ivorian security forces and alleged assailants in two towns that reportedly came under attack on Saturday, potentially jeopardizing nascent...

SA to beef up presence (25.07.2005)

(Quelle: SABC News) South Africa is set to beef up its presence in the Ivory Coast. President Thabo Mbeki says South Africa will deploy personnel with the Ivorian police, the military and in the office of the prime minister. The Ivory Coast is scheduled to have elections in October of this year.

Unidentified gunmen attack police stations in Abidjan suburb, occupy nearby town (24.07.2005)

(Quelle: Irinnews) Unidentified armed men attacked two police stations on the outskirts of Abidjan on Saturday night and went on to occupy the town of Agboville, 80 km to the north, the armed forces of Cote d'Ivoire said in a statement read on out on state television on Sunday. … Spokesmen...

UNOCI forces in state of alert (24.07.2005)

(Quelle: allAfrica) United Nations Operation in Cote d'Ivoire (UNOCI) forces are in state of alert following an attack on Saturday night against the Gendarme brigade and the police station of Anyama (north of Abidjan) by unidentified assailants. According to information received from the Ivorian...

Doubts over peace plans (18.07.2005)

(Quelle: BBC) Ivory Coast's former ruling party has said it has not seen the laws decreed by President Laurent Gbagbo, which are supposed to move on the peace process. Mr Gbagbo said he had passed the laws on Friday but senior PDCI official Boa Thiemele Amoakon told the BBC that they have not yet...

Secretary-General to appoint High Representative for elections (15.07.2005)

(Quelle: UN News) The new United Nations High Representative for the Elections in war-scarred and ethnically divided Côte d'Ivoire will be former Portuguese Foreign Minister António Monteiro, a UN spokeswoman said today.

Mediators push for October presidential poll (11.07.2005)

(Quelle: allAfrica) Under pressure from an increasingly demanding and exasperated international community, Laurent Gbagbo, Cote d'Ivoire's head of state, has set Oct. 30 as the date for new presidential election. South African President Thabo Mbeki, who is mediating the Ivorian conflict, also...

Ivorians agree disarmament plan (10.07.2005)

(Quelle: New York Times) Warring parties in Ivory Coast agreed to a timetable for disarmament ahead of national elections on Oct. 30, rebel and government officials said Saturday. Military officials of the southern-based government and rebels have been meeting since Thursday to work out the...

UN report links Ivory Coast massacre to Liberian mercenaries (08.07.2005)

(Quelle: Reliefweb) An internal United Nations intelligence report has linked Liberian mercenaries to a massacre that killed dozens in Ivory Coast's volatile west last month. The report has surfaced as the UN's human rights chief is in the country to combat rights violations. The report focuses on...

Rights abuses across the board (05.07.2005)

(Quelle: allAfrica) Talks to end years of rebellion in the Côte d'Ivoire resumed this week at the South African capital. But although government and rebel representatives in Pretoria may be speaking of peace, the areas they control are marked by persistent human rights abuses. A report issued...