UN special envoy "optimistic" about Cote d'Ivoire future

Aïchatou Mindaoudou Souleymane (left), Special Representative and Head of UNOCI, watches a demonstration at a centre for the conversion of plastic waste, one of the region’s reintegration sites for ex-combatants. Credit: UN Photo/Abdul Fatai

Cote d'Ivoire has made important progress towards peace, stability and economic recovery, according to the UN special envoy to the country.

Aïchatou Mindaoudou, who is also head of the UN Operation in Côte d'Ivoire (UNOCI), expressed optimism for the West African nation.

The post-election unrest in 2011 was sparked when Laurent Gbagbo refused to step down after losing to Alassane Ouattara.

She made the remarks during a briefing to members of the Security Council on Wednesday.

Jocelyne Sambira reports.

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