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August 19, 2020

Ivory Coast
A Risky Third Term Bid in Côte d’Ivoire

Early this month, President Alassane Ouattara of Côte d'Ivoire announced his intention to run for a third term, an undertaking that may not violate the letter of Ivorian law (presuming that the 2016 adoption of a new constitution establishing a two-term l

A demonstrator gestures in front of policemen during a protest against President Alassane Ouattara's decision to stand for a third term, in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, August 13, 2020.

June 24, 2020

United States
Virtual Meeting: Lessons Learned With David Cote

David Cote discusses the lessons he has learned during his career in business and leadership along with his new book on how companies can perform better in the short term while still planning for lon…

Play Businesswoman wears face mask and checks financial trading data by the stock exchange market display screen board.

October 18, 2019

West Africa
Worrying Trends in Côte d'Ivoire

Several successive years of being one of the world’s fastest-growing economies have made Côte d'Ivoire a darling of investors bullish about Africa. But the country’s strong economic performance has not been matched by political progress in overcoming the divides that drove the country into civil war twice in the last twenty years. With elections scheduled for 2020, many of the same antagonists that featured in those earlier conflicts are jockeying for position, giving observers and citizens an unwelcome sense of déjà vu.

Ivory Coast's President Alassane Ouattara of the Rally of the Houphouetists for Democracy and Peace (RHDP) party talks after casting his vote at a polling station during a presidential election in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire on October 25, 2015

March 26, 2020

Guinea
Divergent Paths in West African Democracy: Guinea and Côte d'Ivoire

Last weekend, as Americans pondered how our election cycle will proceed in the midst of the constraints and disruption necessitated by the coronavirus, the people of Guinea found themselves deciding whether or not to venture out and vote in both a highly controversial referendum and legislative elections.

 Guinea's President Alpha Conde arrives at the UK-Africa Investment Summit in London, Britain January 20, 2020.

October 28, 2015

Global
David M. Cote on Emerging Markets

David M. Cote discusses the role of emerging economies in the global economy.

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December 28, 2010

Ivory Coast
ECOWAS in Cote d’Ivoire

ECOMOG soldiers stand ready to welcome French troops in Tiebissoude on February 18, 2003. (Luc Gnago/ courtesy Reuters) The international community, led by the Economic Community of West African Sta…

ECOWAS in Cote d’Ivoire

October 5, 2021

News Release
CFR Welcomes Laura Taylor-Kale as Fellow for Innovation and Economic Competitiveness

The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) welcomes Laura Taylor-Kale to its David Rockefeller Studies Program as a fellow for innovation and economic competitiveness, based in Washington, DC. At CFR, sh…

December 20, 2010

Sub-Saharan Africa
Cote d’Ivoire Conflict Continues

The U.S. Department of State has ordered all non-essential employees of the American Embassy in Abidjan to leave the country, and has curtailed consular functions except emergency services for U.S…

 Cote d’Ivoire Conflict Continues

April 4, 2011

Nigeria
Nigeria--Also Cote d’Ivoire

Electoral officers unload election materials from a vehicle at the INEC building in northern city of Kano. (Joe Penney/Courtesy Reuters) On Saturday, after voting in some areas was already underway,…

Nigeria--Also Cote d’Ivoire