Security Sector Reform Workshop

The U.S. Government Transition Assistance Priorities for Cote d’Ivoire are the framework that guides U.S. policy and programmatic efforts over a multi-year period.  Assisting the Government of Cote d’Ivoire as it regains command and control of its security forces, works to provide security for all its people, and pursues a modernization of the security sector – ...
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USAID-Cote d’Ivoire visited deputies

Beginning September 24, 2012, a USAID-Cote d’Ivoire team comprised of Program Officer Shawntel Hines, Democracy and Governance Specialist Benjamin Olagboye, ,  and Senior  Rule of Law advisor (USAID/ West Africa) Julie Childs visited Bongouanou, Dimbokro Yamoussoukroin Cote d’Ivoire. The primary objective of this trip was to observe how National Assembly deputies interacted with their constituents ...
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Bridging Social Division in Western Côte d’Ivoire Communities

Toulepleu is a small city located just 30 miles from the border with Liberia. During the height of the post-electoral crisis, this small farming town was the launching point of several armed conflicts.  The conflict aggravated existing tensions between ethnic groups and eventually led to overt violence between community residents. In April 2012, USAID’s Office ...
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National Assembly Orientation Program

The U.S. Government Transition Assistance Priorities for Cote d’Ivoire are the framework that guides U.S. policy and programmatic efforts over a multi-year period.  Democracy, Governance, and Reconciliation form just one pillar of the Transition Assistance Priorities.   The U.S. supports Ivoirian efforts to develop a government that is more transparent, inclusive, equitable, and accountable in delivering services ...
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Ambassador Carter Launches Reconciliation Programs

 Promoting a process of inquiry and reconciliation that supports societal healing without aggravating social and political cleavages is a major objective under the U.S. Government Transition Assistance Priorities for Cote d’Ivoire, which is the framework that guides U.S. policy and programmatic efforts over a multi-year period.   Reconciliation will obviously be an Ivoirian led process.  However, ...
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