Emergency Resolution on Côte d'Ivoire

Rome, Italy, 17-18 January 2003

Emergency Resolution

Socialist International Women, taking into account that:

  • since September 2002 Côte d'Ivoire has been facing an illegal occupation of its northern and western regions by rebel forces, dividing the country in two;
  • this worrying situation is necessarily having pernicious repercussions on the living conditions of women, children and the elderly;
  • commendable efforts have been made by Socialist International Women and the Socialist International through their Africa Committee to support the Ivorian people and to restore peace to the country;

expresses its solidarity with the women of Côte d'Ivoire and calls on the sense of responsibility of all active forces in the country to restore the rule of law and a sustainable peace in Côte d'Ivoire.

 

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