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date: 15 May 2021

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This chapter focuses on the United Nations Operation in Côte d’Ivoire (UNOCI), a peacekeeping mission created by the UN Security Council in February 2004 to monitor the ceasefire and movements of armed groups in Côte d’Ivoire, to protect civilians, and to provide humanitarian assistance following the civil war in the country. After providing an overview of the conflict between the Government and rebels in Côte d’Ivoire, the chapter outlines UNOCI’s mandate and challenges to its implementation. It also evaluates UNOCI’s operational achievements and limitations.

Keywords: UNOCI, peacekeeping mission, UN Security Council, ceasefire, Côte d’Ivoire, humanitarian assistance, civil war, rebels, United Nations

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