Côte d'Ivoire: new commitments signal hope for 300,000 still internally displaced

Significant security improvements and promising political commitments have meant that many IDPs have been able to return to their home areas since mid-2011, but more than 300,000 still live in internal displacement.

26 February 2015 | Overview

IDPs rebuilding lives amid a delicate peace

Côte d’Ivoire witnessed the world’s largest new internal displacement event after contested presidential election results in 2010 sparked a violent conflict for political control

28 November 2012 | Overview


Côte d’Ivoire: Quest for durable solutions continues as the electoral process moves forward

While the implementation of the Ouagadougou Peace Accord saw some progress in mid- 2010, in particular with the announcement of a new date for the elections and agreement on the voter list, fears of renewed violence and further displacement remain. At the same time, internally displaced people (IDPs) continue to struggle for durable solutions

22 September 2010 | Overview


Côte d’Ivoire: Needs of IDPs must not be forgotten as peace process edges forward

Some people internally displaced by the conflict which erupted in Côte d’Ivoire in 2002 have continued to return to home areas, mostly without assistance. However little or no data is available on the decision of the IDPs to resettle elsewhere in the country or to integrate in the place to which they were displaced.

18 May 2009 | Overview


Côte d’Ivoire: Road to national recovery and durable solutions still long

Thanks to some progress in the implementation of the Ouagadougou Peace Accord, inter-nally displaced people (IDPs) in Côte d’Ivoire have continued to return home throughout the second half of 2008.

05 November 2008 | Overview


Côte d’Ivoire: Progress in the peace process allows cautious optimism for IDPs

Côte d’Ivoire’s 700,000 or more internally displaced persons (IDPs) are witnessing a new opportunity for cautious optimism, after the Government and rebel Forces Nouvelles leaders directly negotiated and signed the Ouagadougou Peace Accord on 4 March 2007.

07 June 2007 | Overview


Côte d’Ivoire: IDPs face deepening protection crisis as political tensions rise again

With the impossibility of holding elections by 31 October as scheduled, and the unwillingness of politicians to unblock the deepening impasse in the peace process, Côte d’Ivoire’s 750,000 IDPs are increasingly in need of protection and assistance.

09 October 2006 | Overview


Côte d’Ivoire: Protection needs of IDPs remain acute, despite modest political progress

After almost four years of seemingly intractable political crisis that has kept Côte d’Ivoire split in half and some 700,000 IDPs in government-controlled areas, there may at last be room for a small glimmer of optimism about the prospects of peace.

09 June 2006 | Overview


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