Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on Côte d'Ivoire
New York, 6 December 2010The Secretary-General remains deeply concerned about the situation in Côte d'Ivoire. He has been in close contact with many world leaders, including President Blaise Compaore of Burkina Faso, President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria, current Chair of the Economic Community of West African States, President Bingu wa Mutharika of Malawi, Chair of the African Union, as well as Jean Ping, Chair of the Commission of the African Union. He is also consulting with former South African President Thabo Mbeki, who is currently in Côte d'Ivoire on behalf of the African Union.
Statements on 6 December 2010
- New York, 6 December 2010 - Secretary-General's Remarks to the Ninth Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court [As delivered]
- Geneva, Switzerland, 6 December 2010 - Secretary-General's message to meeting of the States Parties to the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC) [Delivered by Mr. Sergei Ordzhonikidze, Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva]
- Brussels, Belgium, 6 December 2010 - Secretary-General's message to opening of European Development Days [delivered by Ms. Rebeca Grynspan, Associate Administrator, UN Development Programme]