Côte d'Ivoire adopts Africa's first legal process to identify and protect stateless people

4 Sep 2020

IOM, UNHCR call for urgent action after 45 die in largest recorded shipwreck off Libya coast in 2020

19 Aug 2020

UNHCR and Twitter launch 2020 World Refugee Day emoji created by Ivorian artist O'Plérou

15 Jun 2020

Young Ivorian artist designs 2020 World Refugee Day emoji

Graphic designer O'Plérou made world headlines with 365 emojis that change the way people see Africa. Now he has turned his creative spotlight onto refugees.

11 Jun 2020

Drawing on Ebola lessons to protect Tanzania camps from coronavirus

Public health officer Miata Tubee Johnson brings her experience tackling the 2013-2016 Ebola outbreak in Liberia to fight COVID-19 in Tanzania.

15 Apr 2020

Five years since Abidjan Declaration, West Africa leads on reduction of statelessness in Africa

2 Mar 2020

Documentation drive targets excluded Côte d'Ivoire villagers

A successful campaign encourages rural inhabitants at risk of statelessness to sign up to obtain documents allowing them to participate in national life.

22 May 2019

New exhibition in Venice explores the experience of refugees

Rothko in Lampedusa showcases work by artists such as Ai Weiwei and those of five emerging artists from Syria, Iran, Iraq, Ivory Coast and Somalia who are refugees.

11 May 2019

Cattle herders face a life in limbo in Côte d'Ivoire

The Fula are pastoralists who have long lived in the country, but almost all are at risk of statelessness.

9 May 2019