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The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission reviews a draft action plan for ...

Capital Ethiopia 23 Mar 2024
In order to achieve the objectives of its Integrated Maritime Strategy, the ECOWAS commission is holding an interdepartmental meeting to review the draft Action Plan of the EIMS from 20 to 22 March 2024 at Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire.

How the Women of the World Bank Are Aiming to Combat Gender Inequality

Jurist 10 Aug 2023
The Forum united remarkable women legal professionals from Abidjan to Rabat, to bridge the gap between dialogue and action to further strengthen collective efforts against corruption and reaffirm ...

Ivorian bill that would legalise polygamy for men earns the ire of women’s groups

Raw Story 19 Jul 2022
A proposed bill at the Ivorian parliament that would legalize polygamy – but only for men – has prompted strong reactions from women's rights advocates, which have dubbed it a step back in the fight for equality.

Why Africa couldn’t get urgent global deal on drought

BBC News 24 May 2022
However, not much was achieved at the two-week-long meeting in Abidjan to tackle these crises. Many African countries argued for a legally binding global agreement to tackle droughts - something like ...
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