Country Profile

Ivory Coast

Free and fair elections are at the top of the Cote d’Ivoire agenda, but the election is awaiting six postponements since 2005. In March 2007, current President Laurent Gbagbo signed the Ouagadougou Agreement, which involves a division of power between…
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Sierra Leone

The trend in Sierra Leone is moving in a positive direction. In particular, progress is seen in terms of cross-political cooperation, increased capacity for institution-building and police and military reform. However, the economic situation is still difficult, and the global…
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