A training and exchange workshop on interreligious and intercultural dialogue in Côte d'Ivoire was held in Yamoussoukro from November 26 to 27, 2019, organized by the Félix Houphouët-Boigny Foundation for Peace Research (FHB Foundation) in partnership with the Institut Afrique Monde (IAM) for religious leaders. It brought together some 40 Christian and Muslim leaders on the theme: "Contribution of religious leaders to the promotion of the culture of peace, non-violence and the prevention of religious extremism in Côte d'Ivoire".
The workshop had the following objectives:
- to pacify inter-religious relations in Côte d'Ivoire by cultivating non-violence, tolerance and acceptance of cultural diversity;
- to prevent religious extremism in Côte d'Ivoire;
- to get religious people involved in the consolidation of peace and social cohesion;
- and to create the platform of religious leaders in Côte d'Ivoire.