Dynamiques et capacités de gestion des conflits à l’ouest de la Côte d’Ivoire

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This report is a critical first step in extending the dialogue process to other regions of the country, which will be necessary to uncover and prioritize the main obstacles to lasting peace in Côte d’Ivoire. Four main issues emerged from the participatory and inclusive dialogue process: land tenure, the political instrumentalization of ethnicity, weak state institutions and the 2002 crisis as well as the 2011 post-electoral crisis. But the research reveals that these issues, which had already been identified by previous conflict mapping studies, merely present the tip of the iceberg. The consultations brought to light that there is a widespread feeling of having been victimized during the conflict.