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September 20, 2011

Sierra Leone
A Conversation with Ernest Bai Koroma and Alassane Ouattara

Ernest Bai Koroma, president of Sierra Leone, and Alassane Ouattara, president of Côted'Ivoire, discuss the post-conflict growth of their respective countries, as well as their individual involvement…

September 20, 2011

Sierra Leone
A Conversation with Ernest Bai Koroma and Alassane Ouattara

This meeting is cosponsored with the Africa-America Institute.Please join the Presidents of Côte d'Ivoire and Sierra Leone as they discuss the challenges of post-conflict governance in Africa.Related…

April 11, 2011

Sub-Saharan Africa
Ouattara Assumes Power in Cote d’Ivoire While Nigerians Headed to the Polls

Fighters loyal to Ivory Coast presidential claimant Alassane Ouattara celebrate with a national flag in the main city Abidjan, April 11, 2011. (Staff Photographer/Courtesy Reuters) Laurent Gbagbo is…

Ouattara Assumes Power in Cote d’Ivoire While Nigerians Headed to the Polls

April 5, 2011

Sub-Saharan Africa
Gbagbo Makes For the Exit as Ouattara Prepares His Entrance

A tank burns by the roadside after heavy fighting in Ivory Coast's main city Abidjan, April 5, 2011. (Staff Photogrpaher/Courtesy Reuters) As Gbagbo negotiates his surrender, Ouattara prepares …

Gbagbo Makes For the Exit as Ouattara Prepares His Entrance

May 19, 2011

Refugees and Displaced Persons
Ivory Coast: President Ouattara Appeals for Help from the International Criminal Court

Refugees of the Guere ethnic group sit with their belongings inside a temporary camp set up at a Catholic church in Duekoue May 18, 2011. (Luc Gnago/Courtesy Reuters) President Ouattara has official…

Ivory Coast:  President Ouattara Appeals for Help from the International Criminal Court

July 28, 2015

Israel
Bensouda Saves the ICC

  Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) Fatou Bensouda   (Michael Kooren/ Courtesy: Reuters)   In a recent blog post, I noted the 2-to-1 decision by a "pre-trial chamber…

Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) Fatou Bensouda is seen at the confirmation of charges hearing in former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo’s pre-trial at the International Criminal Court in The Hague February 19, 2013. Gbagbo is charged with crimes against humanity committed during the 2011 civil war sparked by his refusal to accept the election victory of rival Alassane Ouattara. (Michael Kooren/ Courtesy: Reuters)

February 23, 2018

Economics
Human Capital and the Future of Economic Growth and Security

President of the World Bank Group Jim Yong Kim discusses strategies for promoting sustainable, inclusive economic growth, including the Bank Group’s newest initiative, the Human Capital Project, and …

Play Human Capital Event

April 1, 2011

Ivory Coast
Ending Ivory Coast’s Stand-Off

Conflict in Ivory Coast appears to be nearing a head, with internationally recognized presidential winner Alassane Ouattara poised to triumph. But CFR’s Jendayi Frazer notes that inaction by the Secu…

March 16, 2016

Sub-Saharan Africa
Radical Islamist Terrorism in West Africa

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) and its affiliates launched an attack in Mali in November, one in Burkina Faso in January, and now in Ivory Coast over the past weekend. On March 16, Boko Haram…

Ivory Coast Attack

April 8, 2015

Sub-Saharan Africa
Coming Clean: Was Justice Served in the Ivory Coast Trial of Simone Gbagbo?

This is a guest post by Cheryl Strauss Einhorn, a journalist and adjunct professor at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Ivorian politics are colorful. Yet it may still surprise …

Laurent and Simone Gbagbo