Côte d'Ivoire Compact Signing Ceremony

  • Steve Ruark for MCC

    MCC Acting CEO Jonathan Nash, left, and Côte d’Ivoire Minister of Economy and Finance Adama Koné, right, sign the Côte d’Ivoire Compact with Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of African Affairs Stephanie Sullivan and Côte d’Ivoire President Alassane Ouattara on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C.

  • Steve Ruark for MCC

    MCC Acting CEO Jonathan Nash, left, and Côte d’Ivoire Minister of Economy and Finance Adama Koné shake hands after signing the Côte d’Ivoire Compact with Côte d’Ivoire President Alassane Ouattara on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C.

  • Steve Ruark for MCC

    MCC Acting CEO Jonathan Nash delivers remarks prior to signing the Côte d’Ivoire Compact on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C.

  • Steve Ruark for MCC

    Côte d’Ivoire President Alassane Ouattara delivers remarks prior to signing the MCC Côte d’Ivoire Compact on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C.

On November 7, 2017, MCC and the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire signed a $524.7 million compact to promote economic growth and reduce poverty in Côte d’Ivoire, supporting regional stability and new business opportunities. Côte d’Ivoire President Alassane Ouattara and MCC Acting CEO Jonathan Nash joined Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of African Affairs Stephanie Sullivan at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C., for the signing ceremony.

Related Country Programs

  • Côte d'Ivoire Compact

    MCC transitioned Côte d’Ivoire from a threshold program to compact development in December 2015. MCC based the decision on the country’s continued political stability and scorecard improvement, passing 14 of 20 indicators in FY17 compared to five in FY13.