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COTE D'IVOIRE
Sénat (Senate)

GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE PARLIAMENTARY CHAMBER

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Parliament name (generic / translated) Parlement / Parliament Parliamentary building
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Structure of parliament Bicameral
Chamber name (generic / translated) Sénat / Senate
Related chamber (for bicameral parliaments) Assemblée nationale / National Assembly
Affiliation to the IPU Yes
Affiliation date(s) 1968 - 2000
2001 -
LEADERSHIP
President

Jeannot Ahoussou-Kouadio (M) 

Notes Elected on 5 April 2018.
Secretary General Soumahoro Cidick (M) 
COMPOSITION
Members (statutory / current number) 99 / 66
PERCENTAGE OF WOMEN

Percentage of women
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Women (current number) 8 (12.12%)
Mode of designation indirectly elected 66
appointed 33
Notes Indirectly elected: Senators are elected in each of the country’s 31 regions and 2 districts (2 senators per region/district) by an electoral college composed of members of the National Assembly, mayors, regional and municipal councillors.
Appointed: Appointed by the President of the Republic
Term 5 years
Notes With the entry into force of the 2016 Constitution, in keeping with the provisions of Article 183(3) of the Constitution the sitting Parliament's term will expire in December 2020.
Last renewal dates 25 March 2018
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CONTACT INFORMATION
Address Sénat
Yamoussoukro
COTE D'IVOIRE
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Phone (225) 22 51 07 40
22 51 07 41
Fax (225)
E-mail senatrci@gmail.com
Website http://www.senat.ci

This page was last updated on 15 June 2018
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