NAGs Ivorian Popular Movement of the Great West (MPIGO)

Ivorian Popular Movement of the Great West (MPIGO)

Year Formed: 2002
Year Terminated: 2003

Target States:
Ivory Coast

Ideational Characteristics:

Toppling an Existing Leadership

External Supporters:


Burkina Faso

Sierra Leone

Narrative Summary:

NAG Support Dataset Code: 369

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1411


Douglas Farah. "Ivory Coast Revolt Foiled As Ex-Junta Leader Killed; Guei, Cabinet Officer Dead After Troops Put Down Uprising." The Washington Post 20 Sept. 2002: A16. Print.

Emily Wax. "Ivory Coast Peace Talks Set; Government, Main Rebel Group Agree to Meet in Paris." The Washington Post 3 Jan. 2003, A16 sec.: n. pag. Print.

"French army fights Ivory Coast rebels;." Morning Star 2 Dec. 2002: 3. Print.

"French troops sent to Ivory Coast; Thousands declare their allegiance to coup forces." Hamilton Spectator  [Ontario] 23 Sep. 2002: B05. Print.
"Ivory Coast Rebels Have Foreign Backing, Envoy Claims: The Ambassador to the UN Doesn't Name the Country but It Is Believed to Be Neighbouring Burkina Faso." The Vancouver Sun (British Columbia) 1 Oct. 2002: A10. Print.

"Ivory Coast Western Rebels Pull out of Paris Peace Talks after Fighting."Contra Costa Times [California] 6 Jan. 2003: 4. Print.

"Ivory Rebels Agree Truce; France to Host Peace Talks." Morning Star 14 Jan. 2003: 2. Print.

"Ivory rebels launch new offensive." Morning Star 2 Jan. 2003: 2. Print.

"Palestinian Gunman Was Killed Early ..." The Washington Post [Jerusalem] 2 Jan. 2003: 14. Print.

Philip Delves. "France Hopes to Avert Ivory Coast War." THE DAILY TELEGRAPH [London] 4 Jan. 2003: n. pag. Print.

"Rebels sorry for attack on French; Leader says caused by misunderstanding." Hamilton Spectator  [Ontario] 31 Dec. 2001: C07. Print.
"Rebels Threaten to Boycott Talks: Fighting on Eve of Formal Ceasefire Signing Cited as Betrayal by Peace-broker France." The Gazette[Montreal] 11 Jan. 2003: A22. Print.
Rory Carroll. "Conflict in Ivory Coast Widens." The Guardian [London] 3 Jan. 2003: n. pag. Print.
"Safe in Liberia." Morning Star 13 Dec. 2002: 3. Print.
Stephanie Nolen. "The Last Illusions about the Ivory ..." The Globe and Mail (Canada) 28 Sept. 2002: F2. Print.
Sudarsan Raghavan. "Ethnic Tensions Heat Ivory Coast to Near-boiling Point." Knight Ridder Washington Bureau n.d., International News sec.: n. pag. Print.