Embassy of Ukraine to the Republic of Senegal

Kyiv 09:37

Political relations between Ukraine and the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire

The recognition of Ukraine: October 20, 1992

The establishment of diplomatic relations: October 20, 1992

Recent contacts at the highest level:

- the visit of the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, V.Mayko, from 22 to 22 February 2013;

- the meeting of Foreign Ministers of Ukraine, H.E Mr P.Klimkin, and Côte d'Ivoire, HE Charles Cofi Dibi, at the 15th United Nations Summit in Doha on 29 November 2014;

- the meeting of Foreign Ministers of Ukraine, H.E. Mr. P.Klimkin and Côte d'Ivoire, H.E. Mr. M.Amon-Tanoh, as part of the participation in the 34th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, February 27, 2017;

- the telephone conversation of the Foreign Ministers of Ukraine, H.E. Mr. P.Klimkin and Côte d'Ivoire, H.E. Mr. Amon-Tanoh, November 13, 2017

On May 14, 2018, the Ambassador of Ukraine to Senegal, Liberia and Côte d'Ivoire (non-resident), H.E. Mr. O.Ovcharov, presented his credentials to the President of the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire, H.E. Mr. Alassane Ouattara.

High-level bilateral bodies are absent.

During the vote of March 27, 2014, the UN General Assembly the Ivorian delegation did not support the draft resolution "Territorial Integrity of Ukraine" (abstained).

Côte d'Ivoire joined the circle of co-sponsors of the resolution "Cooperation and assistance to Ukraine in the field of human rights", adopted by the UN Human Rights Council on July 3, 2015 .

The Ivorian government has received written consent for Ukraine's candidacy for non-permanent membership of the United Nations Security Council for 2016-2017.

Côte d'Ivoire supported the United Nations Human Rights Resolution "Collaboration and Assistance to Ukraine in the Field of Human Rights" of 23.06.2017.

The delegation of Côte d'Ivoire refrained from adopting the resolutions "Situation on human rights in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol (Ukraine)" in December 2017 and December 2018 and "The problem of the militarization of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol "(Ukraine), as well as in the areas of the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov" in December 2018.

In 2018, during the 204th (April) and 205th (October) sessions of UNESCO Executive Board, Côte d'Ivoire refrained from adopting the decision "Follow-up the situation in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea (Ukraine)" .