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This page contains a sampling of our database of news and updates related to Côte d'Ivoire public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays and national holidays, as of August 2019, and covering calendar year 2019 Côte d'Ivoire public holidays, gathered as part of our continuous monitoring of worldwide news media and official government sources to detect changes to bank holidays and public holidays legislation, or ad hoc bank holidays and public holidays changes, anywhere in the world.

Below is this list of Côte d'Ivoire public holidays news and updates.

2019 (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

  • Aug
  • 5
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  • Ivory Coast Bank Holidays August 6-7

    Association Professionnelle des Banques et Etablissements Financiers de Côte d’Ivoire (Abijan) - The Association Professionnelle des Banques et Etablissements Financiers de Côte d’Ivoire, has announced that it had declared the afternoon of Tuesday, August 6, 2019, as a half-day non-working bank holiday in the Ivory Coast, leading up to the annual, August 7, Independence Day public holiday of the Ivory Coast.
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  • Aug
  • 1
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  • Ivory Coast 2019 Tabaski Public Holiday

    Gouvernement de Côte d'Ivoire (Abijan) - The government of the Ivory Coast, through its Ministère de l'Emploi, des Affaires Sociales et de la Solidarité Nationale, has announced that it had declared Sunday, August 11, 2019, as the date of the annual national non-working public holiday in the Ivory Coast on account of the upcoming Aïd-el-Kébir (Feast of Sacrifice) public holiday of the Ivory Coast.
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  • Jun
  • 3
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  • Ivory Coast 2019 Aïd el Fitr Public Holiday

    Gouvernement de Côte d'Ivoire (Abijan) - The government of the Ivory Coast, through its Ministère de l'Emploi, des Affaires Sociales et de la Solidarité Nationale, has announced that it had declared Tuesday, June 4, 2019, as the date of the annual national non-working public holiday in the Ivory Coast on account of the upcoming Aïd el Fitr (End of Ramadan) public holiday of the Ivory Coast.
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  • May
  • 31
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  • Ivory Coast 2019 Lailatoul Kadr Public Holiday June 1

    Gouvernement de Côte d'Ivoire (Abijan) - The government of the Ivory Coast, has announced that Saturday, June 1, 2019, had been declared a nationwide non-working public holiday in the Ivory Coast ("jour férié et chômé sur toute l'étendue du territoire national"), on account of the upcoming "Nuit du destin" (Laylat al-Qadr) annual non-working public holiday of the Ivory Coast.
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2018

  • Nov
  • 19
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  • Ivory Coast Maouloud Public Holiday November 20

    Gouvernement de Côte d'Ivoire (Abijan) - The government of the Ivory Coast, through its Ministère de l'Emploi, des Affaires Sociales et de la Solidarité Nationale, has announced that it had declared Tuesday, November 20, 2018, as the date of the annual national non-working public holiday (jour férié et chômé sur toute l'étendue du territoire national) on account of the upcoming Maoulid (the Prophet's Birthday) in the Ivory Coast in 2018.
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  • Aug
  • 2
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  • Ivory Coast Public Holiday August 6

    Gouvernement de Côte d'Ivoire (Abijan) - The government of the Ivory Coast, through its Minister of Labour ("Ministère de l’Emploi et de la Protection Sociale"), has announced that it had declared Monday, August 6, 2018, the day before the upcoming National Day public holiday, had been declared a one-off non-working public holiday (la veille de la fête de l'indépendance est déclaré jour férié et chômé).
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  • Jun
  • 13
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  • Ivory Coast 2018 Aïd el Fitr Public Holiday June 14

    Gouvernement de Côte d'Ivoire (Abijan) - Following sightings of the Shawwal Moon in 3 localities of the Ivory Coast, the government of the Ivory Coast has has declared Thursday, June 14, 2018, as a non-working public holiday in Niger on account of the upcoming Aïd El-Fitr (End of Ramadan) annual public holiday in the Ivory Coast.
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  • Jun
  • 12
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  • Ivory Coast 2018 Aïd el Fitr Public Holiday

    Gouvernement de Côte d'Ivoire (Abijan) - The government of the Ivory Coast, through its Ministère de l'Emploi, des Affaires Sociales et de la Solidarité Nationale, has announced that it had declared Friday, June 15, 2018, as the date of the annual national non-working public holiday in the Ivory Coast ("jour férié, chômé et payé sur toute l'étendue du territoire national") on account of the upcoming Aïd el Fitr (End of Ramadan) public holiday of the Ivory Coast.
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  • May
  • 29
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  • Ivory Coast 2018 Lailatoul Kadr Public Holiday

    Gouvernement de Côte d'Ivoire (Abijan) - The government of the Ivory Coast, through its Ministère de l'Emploi, des Affaires Sociales et de la Solidarité Nationale, has announced that the date of the upcoming annual national non-working public holiday ("jour férié et chômé sur toute l'étendue du territoire national") on account of the upcoming "Nuit du destin" (Laylat al-Qadr) had been moved to Monday, June 11, 2018.
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  • May
  • 19
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  • Ivory Coast Public Holiday May 21

    Gouvernement de Côte d'Ivoire (Abijan) - The government of the Ivory Coast has announced that it had declared Monday, May 21, 2018, the day after the upcoming dimanche la fête de la pentecôte, as a non-working public holiday in the Ivory Coast.
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2017

  • Nov
  • 24
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  • Ivory Coast Maouloud Public Holiday December 1

    Gouvernement de Côte d'Ivoire (Abijan) - The government of the Ivory Coast, through its Ministère de l'Emploi, des Affaires Sociales et de la Solidarité Nationale, has announced that it had declared Friday, December 1, 2017, as the date of the annual national non-working public holiday (jour férié et chômé sur toute l'étendue du territoire national) on account of the upcoming Maoulid (the Prophet's Birthday) in the Ivory Coast in 2017.
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  • Jun
  • 24
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  • Ivory Coast 2017 Aïd el Fitr Public Holiday

    Gouvernement de Côte d'Ivoire (Abijan) - The government of the Ivory Coast, through its Ministère de l'Emploi, des Affaires Sociales et de la Solidarité Nationale, has announced that it had declared Sunday, June 25, 2017, as the date of the annual national non-working public holiday in the Ivory Coast ("jour férié, chômé et payé sur toute l'étendue du territoire national") on account of the upcoming Aïd el Fitr (End of Ramadan) public holiday of the Ivory Coast.
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2016

  • Aug
  • 4
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  • Ivory Coast Public Holidays August 7-8

    Gouvernement de Côte d'Ivoire (Abijan) - The government of the Ivory Coast, through its Ministère de l'Emploi, des Affaires Sociales et de la Solidarité Nationale, has announced that it had declared Monday, August 8, 2016, the day after the upcoming Independence Day non-working public holiday in the Ivory Coast, as another non-working public holiday in the Ivory Coast.
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  • Jul
  • 5
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  • Ivory Coast 2016 Aïd el Fitr Public Holiday

    Gouvernement de Côte d'Ivoire (Abijan) - The government of the Ivory Coast, through its Ministère de l'Emploi, des Affaires Sociales et de la Solidarité Nationale, has announced that it had declared Wednesday, July 6, 2016, as the date of the annual national non-working public holiday in the Ivory Coast ("jour férié, chômé et payé sur toute l'étendue du territoire national") on account of the upcoming Aïd el Fitr (End of Ramadan) public holiday of the Ivory Coast.
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  • Jul
  • 1
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  • Ivory Coast 2016 Lailatoul Kadr Public Holiday

    Gouvernement de Côte d'Ivoire (Abijan) - The government of the Ivory Coast, through its Ministère de l'Emploi, des Affaires Sociales et de la Solidarité Nationale, has announced that it had declared Saturday, July 2, 2016, as the date of the annual national non-working public holiday ("jour férié et chômé sur toute l'étendue du territoire national") on account of the upcoming "Nuit du destin" (Laylat al-Qadr).
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  • Apr
  • 29
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  • Ivory Coast Public Holidays May 1-2

    Gouvernement de Côte d'Ivoire (Abijan) - The government of the Ivory Coast, through its Ministère de l'Emploi, des Affaires Sociales et de la Solidarité Nationale, has announced that it had declared Monday, May 2, 2016, the day after the upcoming Labour Day non-working public holiday in the Ivory Coast, as another non-working public holiday in the Ivory Coast.
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  • Mar
  • 25
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  • Ivory Coast Public Holidays March 27-28

    Gouvernement de Côte d'Ivoire (Abijan) - The government of the Ivory Coast, through its Ministère de l'Emploi, des Affaires Sociales et de la Solidarité Nationale, has announced that it had declared Monday, March 28, 2016, the day after the Easter Sunday non-working public holiday, as another non-working public holiday in the Ivory Coast.
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2015

  • Dec
  • 15
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  • Ivory Coast Maouloud Public Holiday December 24

    Gouvernement de Côte d'Ivoire (Abijan) - The government of the Ivory Coast, through its Ministère de l'Emploi, des Affaires Sociales et de la Solidarité Nationale, has announced that it had declared Thursday, December 24, 2015, as the date of the second annual national non-working public holiday (jour férié et chômé sur toute l'étendue du territoire national) on account of the upcoming Maouloud (the Prophet's Birthday) in the Ivory Coast in 2015.
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  • Jul
  • 16
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  • Ivory Coast 2015 Aïd el Fitr Public Holiday

    Gouvernement de Côte d'Ivoire (Abijan) - The government of the Ivory Coast, through its Ministère de l'Emploi, des Affaires Sociales et de la Solidarité Nationale, has announced that it had declared Friday, July 17, 2015, as the date of the annual national non-working public holiday ("jour férié, chômé et payé sur toute l'étendue du territoire national") on account of the upcoming Aïd el Fitr (End of Ramadan) public holiday of the Ivory Coast.
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  • Jul
  • 11
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  • Ivory Coast 2015 Lailatoul Kadr Public Holiday

    Gouvernement de Côte d'Ivoire (Abijan) - The government of the Ivory Coast, through its Ministère de l'Emploi, des Affaires Sociales et de la Solidarité Nationale, has announced that it had declared Tuesday, July 14, 2015, as the date of the annual national non-working public holiday ("jour férié et chômé sur toute l'étendue du territoire national") on account of the upcoming "Nuit du destin" (Revelation of the Quoran).
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  • Feb
  • 8
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  • Ivory Coast Afcon Public Holiday Tomorrow

    Gouvernement de Côte d'Ivoire (Abijan) - The President of the Ivory Coast, Alassane Ouattara, has declared tomorrow, Monday, February 9, 2015, as another one-off non-working public holiday in the Ivory Coast on account of today's victory of the Ivory Coast football team in the Africa Cup of Nations final.
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2014

  • Jul
  • 27
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  • Ivory Coast 2014 Aïd el Fitr Public Holiday

    Gouvernement de Côte d'Ivoire (Abijan) - The government of the Ivory Coast, through its Ministère de l'Emploi, des Affaires Sociales et de la Solidarité Nationale, has announced that it had declared Monday, July 28, 2014, as the date of the annual national non-working public holiday (jour férié et chômé sur toute l'étendue du territoire national) on account of the upcoming Aïd el Fitr (End of Ramadan).
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  • Jul
  • 21
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  • Ivory Coast 2014 Lailatoul Kadr Public Holiday

    Gouvernement de Côte d'Ivoire (Abijan) - The government of the Ivory Coast, through its Ministère de l'Emploi, des Affaires Sociales et de la Solidarité Nationale, has announced that it had declared Thursday, July 24, 2014, as the date of the annual national non-working public holiday (jour férié et chômé sur toute l'étendue du territoire national) on account of the upcoming Nuit du destin (Revelation of the Quoran).
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  • Jan
  • 10
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  • Ivory Coast 2014 Maouloud Public Holiday

    Gouvernement de Côte d'Ivoire (Abijan) - The government of the Ivory Coast, through its Ministère de l'Emploi, des Affaires Sociales et de la Solidarité Nationale, has announced that it had declared Monday, January 13, 2014, as the date of the annual national non-working public holiday (jour férié et chômé sur toute l'étendue du territoire national) on account of the upcoming Maouloud (the Prophet's Birthday).
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  • Jan
  • 1
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  • Ivory Coast 2014 Public Holidays Announced

    Gouvernement de Côte d'Ivoire (Abijan) - The government of the Ivory Coast has released it official annual list of non-working public holidays ("jours fériés et chômés sur toute l'étendue du territoire national") in the Ivory Coast for the calendar year 2014.
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2013

  • Jan
  • 22
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  • Ivory Coast 2013 Maouloud Public Holiday

    Gouvernement de Côte d'Ivoire (Abijan) - The government of the Ivory Coast, through its Ministère de l'Emploi, des Affaires Sociales et de la Solidarité Nationale, has announced that it had declared Thursday, January 24, 2013, as the date of the annual national non-working public holiday (jour férié et chômé sur toute l'étendue du territoire national) on account of the upcoming Maouloud (the Prophet's Birthday).
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2012

  • Aug
  • 18
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  • Ivory Coast 2012 Aïd El Fitr Public Holidays

    Gouvernement de Côte d'Ivoire (Abijan) - The government of the Ivory Coast, through its Ministère de l'Emploi, des Affaires Sociales et de la Solidarité Nationale, has announced that it had declared Monday, August 20, 2012, as a one-off national non-working public holiday (jour férié et chômé sur toute l'étendue du territoire national) on account of the upcoming Aïd El Fitr (End of Ramadan).
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  • Aug
  • 3
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  • Ivory Coast Public Holiday August 6

    Gouvernement de Côte d'Ivoire (Abijan) - The government of the Ivory Coast, through its Minister of Labour, has announced that it had declared Monday, August 6, 2012, the day before the upcoming National Day public holiday, had been declared a one-off non-working public holiday (la veille de la fête de l'indépendance est déclaré jour férié et chômé).
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  • Feb
  • 12
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  • Ivory Coast ACN Public Holiday Tomorrow

    Gouvernement de Côte d'Ivoire (Abijan) - The government of the Ivory Coast, through its Minister of Communications, Bruno Kone, has announced that it had declared Monday, February 13, 2012, as a one-off non-working public holiday (jour férié et chômé sur toute l'étendue du territoire national).
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  • Feb
  • 3
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  • Ivory Coast Public Holiday February 5

    Gouvernement de Côte d'Ivoire (Abijan) - The government of the Ivory Coast, through its Ministère de l'Emploi, des Affaires Sociales et de la Solidarité Nationale, has announced that it had declared Sunday, February 5, 2012, as a one-off national non-working public holiday (jour férié et chômé sur toute l'étendue du territoire national) on account of the upcoming Maouloud (Prophet's Birthday).
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2011

  • Dec
  • 20
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  • Ivory Coast 2011 Year-End Public Holidays

    Gouvernement de Côte d'Ivoire (Abijan) - The government of the Ivory Coast has announced that it had declared Monday, December 26, 2011, as another additional non-working public holiday (jour férié et chômé sur toute l'étendue du territoire national) to compensate the fact that Christmas Day 2011 falls on a Sunday.
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  • Nov
  • 8
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  • Ivory Coast Public Holidays Overhauled

    Gouvernement de Côte d'Ivoire (Abijan) - The government of the Ivory Coast had issued a decree (décret n° 2011-371 du 04 novembre 2011) which overhauls the previous decree regulating non-working public holidays in the Ivory Coast.
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  • Nov
  • 3
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  • Ivory Coast 2011 Tabaski Public Holidays Announced

    Gouvernement de Côte d'Ivoire (Abijan) - The government of the Ivory Coast has announced that it had declared Sunday, November 6, 2011, as the date of this year's non-working public holiday (jour férié et chômé) for the upcoming Tabaski (Feast of Sacrifice).
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  • Aug
  • 4
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  • Ivory Coast Public Holiday Declared August 8

    Gouvernement de Côte d'Ivoire (Abijan) - The Ivory Coast's ministry of public service has announced that Monday, August 8, 2011, had been declared a day in lieu non-working public holiday (jour férié chômé et payé) throughout the Ivory Coast.
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  • May
  • 11
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  • Ivory Coast Declares 3 Day Of Mourning

    Agence France Presse (AFP) - The President of the Ivory Coast, Alassane Ouattara, has declared three days of national mourning, beginning tomorrow, Thursday, May 12, 2011, for the victims of Ivory Coast's deadly post-election violence.
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  • Feb
  • 15
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  • Ivory Coast Declares Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday Again

    Radio Télévision Ivoirienne (RTI) - The Ivory Coast government of Alassane Ouattara has announced that tomorrow, Wednesday, February 16, 2011, would be another nationwide public holiday (jour férié, chômé et payé sur toute l'étendue du territoire ivoirien) on account of the upcoming Prophet's Birthday.
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  • Feb
  • 14
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  • Ivory Coast Declares Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday

    Radio Télévision Ivoirienne (RTI) - The minister of labour of the Ivory Coast government of Laurent Gbagbo has announced that tomorrow, Tuesday, February 15, 2011, would be a nationwide public holiday (journée fériée, chômée, payée sur toute l'étendue du territoire ivoirien).
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2010

  • Oct
  • 26
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  • Ivory Coast Declares October 29 Public Holiday

    AFP (Abidjan) - The President of Ivory Coast, Laurent Gbagbo, has declared Friday, October 29, 2010, as a one-off non-working public holiday (jour férié, chômé et payé sur toute l'étendue du territoire national).
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2009

  • Nov
  • 26
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  • Ivory Coast Declares Afternoon Public Holiday

    National NCS (NAB) - The government of the Ivory Coast has added the afternoon of Thursday, November 26, 2009, beginning at 13:30 local time, to the previously announced Eid al-Adha public holidays dates.
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2007

  • Oct
  • 9
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  • Ivory Coast Declares Last-Minute October 9 Public Holiday

    Copp Clark - In a last-minute communiqué, the government of the Ivory Coast has declared today, Tuesday October 9, 2007, as a public holiday across the country.
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  • Aug
  • 3
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  • Ivory Coast Declares August 6 Bridge Public Holiday

    Television Ivoirienne (Abidjan) - The Ministry of Public Service and Employment of the Ivory Coast has announced that Monday, August 6, 2007, had been an additional one-off public holiday in the Ivory Coast.
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  • Jul
  • 26
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  • Ivory Coast Declares July 30 One-Off Public Holiday

    Television Ivoirienne (Abidjan) - Earlier today, Ivory Coast's President, Laurent Gbagbo, issued Decree No 2007/532 declaring an exceptional public holiday for Monday, July 30, 2007, all over the national territory.
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  • Jul
  • 25
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  • Ivory Coast President Asked To Declare July 30 Public Holiday

    Le Nouveau Réveil - Ivory Coast's Prime Minister, Guillaume Soro, announced today that he would petition the President of The Ivory Coast, Laurent Gbagbo, to make Monday, July 30, 2007, a one-off public holiday to allow as many people as possible to participate in the "Flamme de la Paix" ceremony in Bouaké.
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2006

  • May
  • 16
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  • Ivory Coast Amends Public Holidays Rules

    Portail Officiel du Gouvernement (Abijan) - The Ivory coast government has published the décret No 96-2006 du 16 mai 2006 which mandates a Monday day in lieu public holiday when some of the fixed-date public holidays fall on a Sunday.
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2005

  • Sep
  • 3
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  • Ivory Coast Could Declare 2-Day Football Public Holiday

    Le Nouveau Réveil (Abidjan) - The weekly Le Nouveau Réveil has announced that a 2-day public holiday would be declared if the Ivory Coast's Elephant national football team wins its upcoming game against Cameroon.
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2004

  • Mar
  • 24
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  • Ivory Coast Declares March 25 Public Holiday

    Le Nouveau Réveil (Abidjan) - The government of the Ivory coast has declared tomorrow, Thursday, March 25, 2004, as a one-off public holiday, following a day of deadly clashes between security forces and opposition supporters.
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2000

  • Dec
  • 7
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  • Ivory Coast Observes Last December 7 Public Holiday

    RFI (Abidjan) - Today is the last time that December 7 is observed as a non-working public holiday in the Ivory Coast.
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  • Oct
  • 22
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  • Ivory Coast Public Holiday On October 23

    Radio Cote d'Ivoire (Abidjan) - Ivory Coast's President, General Guei, has declared Monday, October 23, 2000, a one-off public holiday, on the day after the Presidential Elections.
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1996

  • May
  • 9
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  • Ivory Coast Overhauls List Of Official Public Holidays

    Gouvernement de la Côte d'Ivoire - The Ivory Coast government has transcribed the recently voted Loi N° 95-15 du 12 janvier 1995 into the Décret n°96-205 du 7 mars 1996, thus overhauling its observance of public holidays, and abrogating the Loi N° 64-290 du 20 novembre 1964.
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See also: Côte d'Ivoire bank holidays and public holidays for 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023.

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