Posted by: africanpressorganization | 26 February 2010

18th meeting of heads of peace missions / Y. J. Choi highlights achievements and challenges facing Ivorian process

 


 

 

 

18th meeting of heads of peace missions / Y. J. Choi highlights achievements and challenges facing Ivorian process

 

 

ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, February 26, 2010/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Côte d’Ivoire, Y. J. Choi, participated in the 18th Conference of the heads of UN peace missions in West Africa on Thursday.

 

Mr. Choi presented the achievements made in the Ivorian peace process as well as the challenges facing the electoral process.

 

In this regard he highlighted the ongoing efforts to decrease the recent political tension. The Special Representative said that in this regard, the United Nations Operation in Côte d’Ivoire (UNOCI) had initiated consultations in an effort to establish calm and ensure that the achievements of the electoral process are preserved.

 

The chiefs of the UN peace missions in Liberia, Guinea Bissau, and Sierra Leone also attended this 18th meeting which was hosted by their counterpart in the UN Office in West Africa (UNOWA).

 

SOURCE 

Mission of UN in Côte d’Ivoire


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