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October 2020 | Addressing the Dozo in Côte d’Ivoire

This month, RESOLVE highlights recommended readings from the RESOLVE Policy Note, "Addressing the Dozo in Côte d’Ivoire." In this note, author Jessica Moody discusses the importance of the dozo to the government of Côte d’Ivoire's handle on power and how it has made them difficult to disarm or hold accountable in the post-war period. She provides recommendations on encouraging cohesion and communication between communities in northern and western Côte d’Ivoire, where the dozo are omnipresent, to assist with reconciliation.

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Francis Akindes
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2004-11-01
With the coup d'etat of 24 December 1999 and the politico-military conflict that started on 19 September 2002, Côte d'Ivoire broke with its tradition of political stability, which had se...
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Richard Banegas
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2011-07-01
The Presidential Election of 2010 was supposed to rescue Côte d'Ivoire from crisis. Three and a half years after the signing of the Ouagadougou Agreement, the country seemed ready to tur...
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International Crisis Group
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2011-12-01
Despite a marked improvement, the situation in Côte d'Ivoire remains fragile. The transfer to The Hague of former President Laurent Gbagbo, indicted by the International Criminal Court (...