Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Abidjan (Cote D’Ivoire), Upcoming Referendum and Legislative Elections

The U.S. Embassy wishes to inform U.S. citizens that a national Referendum is scheduled for October 30 and Legislative Elections are expected to occur on December 18. Although there have been no specific incidents of violence or threats targeting U.S. citizens, the Embassy urges U.S. citizens to exercise caution leading up to, during, and following the Referendum and Legislative Elections.

Review your personal security plans, remain aware of your surroundings, including local events, and monitor local news stations for updates. Be vigilant and take appropriate steps to enhance your personal security.

Source: Overseas Security Advisory Council.