Press release - UNOCI 1318...The United Nations Operation in Côte d’Ivoire regrets to announce the death of a Senegalese soldier serving with the Mission’s Force, on 28 October 2014, in a road accident near Vavoua, in the Haut Sassandra region.
A detachment of the Niger Battalion of the UN Operation in Cote d’Ivoire (UNOCI) based in Gagnoa on 27 October 2014 came to the rescue of 13 victims of a serious road accident along the Gagnoa-Daloa highway.
United Nations Day on 24 October 2014 was commemorated in several towns by the UN Operation in Cote d’Ivoire (UNOCI) and the UN Country Team. While the town of Bouake hosted the official ceremony to mark the Day (see separate story), various activities were organized in the towns of Bakoubly, Kononfla, Bondoukou, Korhogo, Sassandra, Oume and Man to highlight the occasion.
Bouaké, the capital of Gbéké region , on Friday 24 October 2014, played host to the activities commemorating the 69th anniversary of the United Nations Charter. The delegation of the United Nations family, led by the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Côte d’Ivoire, Mrs Aïchatou Mindaoudou, was accompanied by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Charles Diby Koffi and the Minister of Solidarity, Family, Women and Children, Mrs Anne Désirée Ouloto, who represented the Ivorian Government.