Symposium on the Peace Work of Félix Houphouët-Boigny

An international conference was held from October 18 to 20, 2018 at the headquarters of the Felix Houphouet-Boigny Foundation for the Search for Peace (FHB Foundation) in Yamoussoukro. Organized on the occasion of the Félix Houphouët-Boigny Year marking the 25th anniversary of the disappearance of the “Apostle of Peace”, this symposium was devoted to the theme: “The Peace Work of Félix Houphouët-Boigny”. registered 115 participants including 23 from Benin, Burkina-Faso, Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Togo and France. This scientific meeting also mobilized national public university institutions and various international organizations such as: Joseph Ki Zerbo Foundation, UNESCO, Academy of Arts Sciences, African Cultures and African Diasporas (ASCAD), National Archives of France and the Center for Diplomatic and Strategic Studies (CEDS) of Paris.

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International Symposium on Félix Houphouët-Boigny’s Work of Peace – Videos

October 18, 2018

Colloque international sur l'oeuvre de paix de Félix Houphouët-Boigny - EN DIRECT

La Fondation Félix Houphouët-Boigny pour la recherche de la paix a décrété l’année 2018, « Année Félix Houphouët-Boigny » en vue de rendre une série d’hommages à Félix Houphouët-Boigny, qui fit le choix de la voie pacifique pour conduire la Côte d’Ivoire à l’indépendance et qui plaça la paix au cœur de sa politique pour faire de la Côte d’Ivoire un Etat moderne.Le colloque sur le thème « L’œuvre de paix de Félix Houphouët-Boigny », qui se déroulera du 18 au 20 octobre 2018 à Yamoussoukro, s’inscrit dans le cadre de ces hommages et participe aux activités de la Fondation Félix Houphouët-Boigny pour la recherche de la paix.#Remember_FHB#AnnéeFHB2018 #FelixHouphouetBoigny #FHB #Yakro #Yamoussoukro #FONDATIONFHB #RadioDeLaPaix #PAIX #UNESCO #ISESCO #UA #CRECP #EPP #DIALOGUE #CIV #CI #CIV225 #CI225 #Réconciliation #CivPaix #Houphouetologue #houphouetologie #Houphouetology #HouphouetphileHouphouetologyHouphouet Boigny félixPensées de Félix HOUPHOUET BOIGNYMarie-Thérèse Houphouët-Boigny, par Brice BROUHouphouët Nous Parle-HNPJeunesse Félix Houphouët-BoignyFélix Houphouët-Boigny

Gepostet von La Fondation Félix Houphouët-Boigny pour la Recherche de la Paix am Donnerstag, 18. Oktober 2018

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Félix Houphouët-Boigny Festival for the Promotion of Ivorian Values

The first edition of the Félix Houphouët-Boigny Festival for the Promotion of Ivorian Values ​​was held on September 7 and 8, 2018 at the Institute of Communication Sciences and Techniques (ISTC) in Abidjan. This Festival was initiated by Mr. Khalil HESNÉ, economic operator and organized by the Elites Channel Network of Côte d’Ivoire. Indeed, the objective of this festival was to make known to the young Ivorian generation the vision of Felix Houphouet-Boigny for his country.

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Launch of the Sports Activities of the FHB Year – 12 05 2018

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.

Commemoration Ceremony of the 25th Anniversary of the Death of President Félix Houphouët-Boigny

Saturday, January 27, 2018

9 am                    : Deposit of a wreath of flowers on the tomb of President Houphouët-Boigny.

10 am-11:30 am: Official launch ceremony of the year Houphouët-Boigny at the Félix Houphouët-Boigny Foundation of Yamoussoukro.

11:30 am-12 pm: Inauguration of the exhibition on the life and work of Félix Houphouët-Boigny.

12 pm                  : Cocktail

5 pm-6:30 pm   : Inaugural Conference on the theme: “Peace and Regional Integration Policy of Félix Houphouët-Boigny” by His Excellency Jean-Marie Kakou Gervais, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs.


Sunday, January 28, 2018

10:30 am            : Mass of thanksgiving at the Basilica of Our Lady of Peace in Yamoussoukro.



Commemorative Days of the birth of President Félix Houphouët-Boigny

On October 18 and 19, 2017, the Félix Houphouët-Boigny Foundation for Peace Research (FHB Foundation) revived the memory of President Félix Houphouët-Boigny, the founder of modern Côte d’Ivoire, through a series of events both in Abidjan and Yamoussoukro, marking the anniversary of his birth; October 18, 1905. These events were called “Commemorative Days of the Birth of President Félix Houphouët-Boigny” and were furnished for two days by:

  • a mass of thanksgiving and a public lecture on the first day in Abidjan
  • and the screening of an excerpt from an animated film and the inauguration of the institution’s bookstore at its headquarters in Yamoussoukro on the second day.

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