The Félix Houphouët-Boigny Foundation for the Research of Peace organized a seminar on the theme: "Students are committed to the promotion of the Culture of Peace, Democracy, Human Rights and Reconciliation" on April 14, 2017 in Yamoussoukro.
This seminar brought together sixty-three participants from the Students' Association of the Methodist University of Côte d'Ivoire (UMCI). UMCI students have followed with great interest the training provided on education for a culture of peace. Referring to community life, Dr. Dieneba Doumbia, Director of the Department of Peace Research, recalled that student engagement is of great importance today because it is essential for the functioning of democracy and democracy. Public life. At the end of the seminar, Mrs Lobo Florence, social worker, thanked the members of the Foundation for their availability and especially for the appreciable effort in the training of the youth and in particular for the students of the Methodist University. According to her, the lessons they have learned will help forge their inner being, make them peacemakers and actors of economic development. Indeed, a country where there is no social cohesion is bound to disappear. The seminarians made recommendations to the Félix Houphouët-Boigny Foundation for Peace Research, the University and the State and proposed actions to be carried out in the field.