INCORE guide to Internet sources on conflict in Cote d'Ivoire
Compiled by Megan Patrick (August 2005)
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Perry-Castaneda Map Collection at the University of Texas
Country-wide map illustrating roads and regional capitals.
Holt, Rinehart and Winston
National map including both regional capitals and other cities of higher population density.
Includes a map, encyclopaedia, and almanac
News Sources - Email Lists
Online general, business, and sports news, ‘A specially-crafted real-time news service for web sites.’
A daily newspaper covering current events in the press in the Cote d’Ivoire.
Africa News Online: Ivory Coast
Regularly updated information from the All Africa News Service and other newspapers throughout the continent.
Current news on the situation in Côte d'Ivoire.
From Washington, DC. News summaries in English and French, based mostly on reports from the Pan African News Agency (PANA) and other sources.
Eburnea Communication offers the current events in Cote d’Ivoire and is associated the PMIC -- the Patriotic Movement of Ivory Coast.
From Abidjan. A daily Ivorian newspaper with information and analysis, including archives dating to September 29, 2003.
Latest news from Cote d’Ivoire.
http://www.irinnews.org ........ (1437)
The daily newspaper of the Front Populaire Ivoirien, the party of Laurent Gbagbo.
The daily newspaper of the party Rassemblement des Républicains (RDR). Includes archives from 2004.
RTI: Radiodiffusion Télévision Ivoirienne
Current events in both print and audio format, including archives from June of 2000.
A list of links to sources on the war of Cote d’Ivoire including current events, political data, humans right, and other information.
National and Local Governmental Institutions and Agencies
Permanent Mission to the United Nations
Includes information on the government cabinet, the mission staff and official statements.
Côte d'Ivoire. Présidence
Portrays Laurent Gbagbo, the Counsel of Ministers, the Cabinet, the national anthem, national flag, coat of arms, and other general information about Cote d'Ivoire.
External Governmental Institutions and Agencies
South African Government Online
Briefs and press releases including: ‘Declaration on the Implementation of The Pretoria Agreement on the Peace Process in the Cote d'Ivoire,’ 29 June 2005.
French Minister of Defense, Operation Licorne
French military operations in Cote d'Ivoire from September 2002, includes photographs.
United States Central Intelligence Agency World Factbook; Côte D'Ivoire
Report covering the topics of: geography, people, government, the economy, communications, transportation, the military, and transnational issues.
Côte d'Ivoire Country Report on Human Rights Practices: 2004
US Department of State country report released by the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, February 28, 2005.
U.S. Embassy in Abidjan
Current affairs, US federal government information, embassy sections, and news releases
Ambassade de France Mission économique
A macro-economic perspective of the country concerning the economic and financial situation, exchange and investments, institutions, and large companies.
International Multilateral Organisations (IOs)
Africa’s premier institution and principal organization for the promotion of accelerated socio-economic integration of the continent, which will lead to greater unity and solidarity between African countries and peoples
The Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS)
A regional group of fifteen countries, founded in 1975. Its mission is to promote economic integration in "all fields of economic activity, particularly industry, transport, telecommunications, energy, agriculture, natural resources, commerce, monetary and financial questions, social and cultural matters
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Country profile and other relevant reports and information.
United Nations Mission in Cote d'Ivoire, MINUCI
Background, resolutions, reports, facts, map showing locations of contending forces in Cote d’Ivoire.
UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA): Cote d’Ivoire
Organization with a mandate on the coordination of humanitarian response, policy development and humanitarian advocacy. Provides background to the conflict, the priorities of OCHA, and a performance assessment of these efforts.
http://ochaonline.un.org ........ (1458)
World Bank Group - Cote d'Ivoire
Full text reports on rural development, economic policy, education, environment, finance, health, population, oil and gas, private and public sector, social protection, transportation, and urban development.
World Health Organization
Country profile, situation reports, and press releases by the organization on the conflict
International Non-Governmental Organisation (INGOs), Research Institutes, Non-State Actors
Rassemblement des Republicains - RDR
The RDR President Alassane Dramane Ouattara’s platform, photographs, biography, and a discussion forum. The site is based in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
Côte d'Ivoire from 1997 to the present.
Catholic Relief Services, CRS
CRS History, Work at a Glance, and Partners in Cote d’Ivoire.
http://www.catholicrelief.org ........ (1462)
West Africa Network for Peacebuilding (WANEP)
Website on the establishment of a regional network of peacebuilding initiatives in West Africa. Includes a policy brief regarding Cote d’Ivoire.
http://www.wanep.org ........ (1464)
Agence universitaire de la Francophonie: Ivoire Contact
Links to institutions including the University of Abidjan-Cocody and the other centers of higher education.
Local Non-Governmental Organisation (NGOs), Civil Society Organisations, Research Institutes, Non-State Actors
Front Populaire Ivoirien - FPI
In French. Covers party president Affi N'Guessan, party history, structure, statutes, manifesto, activities, meetings, speeches, interviews, and biographies of Laurent Gbagbo and Miaka Oureto.
Laurent Gbagbo - Le Président sur le Web
Official site of President Laurent Gbagbo. Presents news, interviews, conferences, speeches, resolutions, editorials and photographs.
Ouattara - Alassane Dramane Ouattara
Site for Alassane Ouattara, President of the Rassemblement des Républicains political party and Presidential Candidate in Cote d'Ivoire. Covers his biography, family tree, political platform, photographs, and speeches.
Global IDP Project
Recent reports, including ‘Côte d’Ivoire: IDPs need urgent protection and assistance’
Articles, Papers, Reports, Agreements
Roots of the crisis in Ivory Coast by Francis Akindès in Dakar, Senegal and The Council for the Development of Research in Social Sciences in Africa, 2004 in pdf format.
Côte d'Ivoire: A Country Study
From the US Library of Congress and US Department of the Army. An electronic version of the handbook, with chapters on history, geography, economy, society & culture, and a bibliography.
Foreign Policy in Focus: Self-Determination Conflict Profile--Côte d'Ivoire (2002)
Laura E. Boudon; Interhemispheric Resource Center, Silver City and Albuquerque, New Mexico and the Institute for Policy Studies, Washington, DC.
Trapped between Two Wars: Violence Against Civilians in Western Côte d’Ivoire
Report covering history of the conflict, attacks on civilians, the presence of Liberian forces, and recommendations to various state and international actors.
Côte d'Ivoire: The Worst May Be Yet to Come
Africa Report N°90 24 March 2005
Includes recommendations to the African Union, the United Nations Security Council, France, South Africa, the Front Populaire Ivoirien, the Forces Nouvelles and all other political parties in Côte d'Ivoire
Pretoria Agreement on the Peace Process in the Cote d’Ivoire
Plan for achieving a peaceful solution to the ongoing crisis in Cote d’Ivoire, 6 April 2005
http://www.dfa.gov.za ........ (1471)