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Environment Programme

Côte d'Ivoire

Côte d’Ivoire, once a beacon of economic prosperity and political stability, has been wracked by conflict and volatility in recent years following a 2002 civil war and a 2010 post-election crisis when the incumbent president refused to accept defeat, leading to months of violence and unrest.

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UNEP Assesses Sites Impacted by "Probo Koala" Toxic Waste Dumping in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

Abidjan – Following a request from the Government of Côte d'Ivoire, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is undertaking an independent environmental assessment of sites... Read more


UNEP Côte d'Ivoire Assessment Highlights Action Required for Path to Sustainable Development

Abidjan – Urgent measures needed to halt widespread deforestation, rehabilitation of Ébrié Lagoon possible, would offer substantial social and economic benefits. Large scale... Read more