Presidential Elections in Cote d'Ivoire

Dec 06, 2010, 18:22 ET from Office of advisors to the President of the Republic of Cote d'Ivoire

The other side of the story

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Office of advisors to the President of the Republic of Cote d'Ivoire, in Washington, DC, cordially invites the public to a press conference on behalf of the Ivorian community in the USA.  The advisors will discuss the political crisis in Cote d'Ivoire in the aftermath of the run-off of the presidential election which was held on November 28, 2010 and where the electoral process was marred by extensive frauds in the Northern part of the country still controlled by the heavily armed rebellion.

WHAT:  The presidential run-off and the validation of the results by the Ivorian "Supreme Court" (Constitutional Council).


WHO:  Pascal Kokora, PhD., Georgetown University Faculty member and former Ambassador of Cote d'Ivoire to the USA and Mr. Augustin Douoguih, distinguished attorney.

WHEN: Tuesday, December 7, 2010 at 9:15 AM

WHERE: National Press Club, 529 14th Street NW, 13th Floor-Washington, DC 20045

SOURCE Office of advisors to the President of the Republic of Cote d'Ivoire