Students Trained in the Culture of Peace and Non-Violence

The Félix Houphouët-Boigny Foundation for Peace Research (FHB Foundation) organized a seminar for the members of the executive board of the Mister and Miss University Association Côte d’Ivoire (MMU-CI) on 9 and August 10, 2018 in Yamoussoukro. The theme of this seminar was “Student Engagement and Promoting the Culture of Peace and Non-Violence in Academia”. The MMU-CI is an international non-political, non-denominational non-profit association whose activities are directed towards students. Its purpose is the promotion of peace, non-violence and individual freedoms.

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Professional drivers trained in the Culture of Peace, Citizenship and the Fight against Road Insecurity

The Félix Houphouët-Boigny Foundation for Peace Research organized jointly with the National Network for the Wellbeing of Drivers (RENABEC) and the Office of Road Safety (OSER) representing the Ministry of Transport, a training seminar on November 29 and 30, 2017 on the theme: “The commitment of professional drivers to the promotion of active citizenship, the culture of peace and the fight against road safety in Côte d’Ivoire”.

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Fight against Violence: 60 young people trained in the Culture of Peace and Democratic Citizenship

The fight against the recrudescence of violence in the region of Marahoué is a major concern for all populations. In schools, it is acutely that remedies are considered in order to circumscribe the specter of violence and the incitious acts that are gaining momentum. It is in this context that a training and capacity-building workshop was organized for students from Zuénoula at the Foyer des jeunes, on October 20 and 21, 2017. It is an initiative of the Youth Parliament of Côte d’Ivoire (PJCI) Zuénoula section, in partnership with the Félix Houphouët-Boigny Foundation for Peace Research (FHB Foundation).

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Members of the Peace and Non-Violence Club of Daloa University trained

A seminar on "Students committed to the promotion of the Culture of Peace, Democracy, Human Rights and Reconciliation" was held on April 13 and April 14, 2017 in Yamoussoukro, To the Fondation Félix Houphouët-Boigny for Peace Research. It brought together thirty-seven students, all members of the club of peace and nonviolence of the University Jean Lorougnon Guédé of Daloa. Papers were presented on the following themes:

  • Education to the values of the culture of peace,
  • Community mobilization,
  • And social dialogue and advocacy.

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