As part of a cooperation agreement, the CEDS (Center for Diplomatic and Strategic Studies) and the UNESCO Africa Department organized a conference on “Diplomacy, Economy and Culture for Peace in Europe. Africa “, July 2, 2018 at UNESCO in Paris.
On Friday, June 1, 2018, Mr. Michel Camdessus, Honorary Governor of the Banque de France and former Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), delivered a public lecture on the theme: "Peace and Development: Challenges of the partnership between the Africa and Europe "at the headquarters of the Felix Houphouet-Boigny Foundation for the Search for Peace in Yamoussoukro. This presentation took place in the presence of the Vice-President of the Republic, HE Mr. Daniel Kablan Duncan, the President of the Senate, Mr. Jeannot Ahoussou-Kouadio, the Gourverneurs of Districts of Yamoussoukro and Abidjan, the administrative, customary and political authorities. of the Region of Aries and especially many students and students of the city of Yamoussoukro. It should be pointed out that before the beginning of this conference, the speaker of the day was able to visit the premises of the Félix Houphouët-Boigny Foundation for the Search for Peace..
As part of the Félix Houphouët-Boigny Year marking the 25th anniversary of the death of the "Apostle of Peace", the Félix Houphouët-Boigny Foundation for Peace Research organized a sports day in Daloa, chief place of the Upper Sassandra Region in west-central Côte d'Ivoire. Many high school youths participated in the Football, Basketball and Handball competitions organized for this purpose with the assistance of the administrative authorities of the city of Daloa.
The Félix Houphouët-Boigny Foundation for Peace Research has officially launched the sports activities of the Year Felix Houphouet-Boigny on May 12, 2018 in Yamoussoukro by:
- a journey of peace Felix Houphouët-Boigny
- and a pétanque competition of peace Félix Houphouët-Boigny.
All these stages saw the participation of many inhabitants of the political capital and especially the authorities of the city of #Yamoussoukro, with their head Mr. Brou KOUAME, Prefect of the Region of Aries.
On the occasion of the “Félix Houphouët-Boigny Year” commemorating the 25th anniversary of the death of President Félix Houphouët-Boigny, the Félix Houphouët-Boigny Foundation for the Search for Peace (FHB Foundation) officially launched the activities by a march and a petanque competition on May 12, 2018 in Yamoussoukro.