WGFC Members Trained in the Values of the Culture of Peace

From June 29 to July 1, 2021 were held first in Abidjan and then in Yamoussoukro, the capacity building seminar and the General Assembly of the Working Group for the Promotion and Participation of Women and Girls in Youth, Sports and Leisure Activities (WGWG), in partnership with the Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ICESCO) As a reminder, this group was created in 2000 by decision of the Conference of Ministers of Youth and Sports of the Francophonie (CONFEJES). The members of this consultative group of reflection and action constitute antennas in the Ministries in charge of youth, sports and leisure, in the member States and governments. They help CONFEJES to develop federative actions on gender equality. The WGCD is actively involved in achieving the goal of gender equity, which is the cross-cutting theme of CONFEJES’ programming.

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University Community Trained in Culture of Peace

The Félix Houphouët-Boigny Foundation for Peace Research (FHB Foundation) hosted a training seminar for a colony of student organizations from March 10 to 12, 2021 in Yamoussoukro. This opportunity was created by the Club of Icons of Peace (IP) of the University Nangui Abrogoua to promote the culture of peace in the university environment. It is the second of its kind in partnership with the FHB Foundation and other student structures such as the JEC (Jeunesse Estudiantine Catholique), the AEEMCI (Association des Elèves et Etudiants Musulmans de Côte d’Ivoire), the REPCI (Réseau des Etudiants pour la Paix en Côte d’Ivoire), the Club de Paix de l’Université Jean Lorougnon Guédé de Daloa and the Maison de l’Etudiantin or the Conseil Estudiantin de l’Université Nangui Abrogoua.

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Young Christian and Muslim Leaders Trained in Peace and Social Cohesion

Young Muslim and Christian leaders of Yamoussoukro benefited from a training seminar on Saturday, October 10, 2020 at the headquarters of the Félix Houphouët-Boigny Foundation for Peace Research (FHB Foundation) in Yamoussoukro. This seminar which focused on peace and social cohesion was led by experts Mr. Ernest YAO KOFFI and Lucien ZAHOULI TIE BI of the illustrious institution of peace.

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Celebration of the International Day of Peace 2020

Celebrated by the UNESCO Office in Abidjan and the Félix Houphouët-Boigny Foundation for Peace Research (FHB Foundation) on Monday, September 21, 2020, the International Day of Peace had as its theme: “Shaping Peace Together: Today and Tomorrow with Youth”.

To the many young people who came from all regions of Côte d’Ivoire, Pr. Adama DIAWARA, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research representing the Prime Minister Mr. Hamed BAKAYOKO, asked to avoid being used as sofas by some politicians during his speech. “We must promote values, behaviors and attitudes that contribute to the construction of peaceful and inclusive societies” he recommended. He also called for the civic spirit of Ivorians to create a peaceful electoral environment. “The presidential election should not be a vector of tension, but rather a privileged way to maintain and strengthen social peace,” he advised.

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Femajeci strengthens the capacities of Association Leaders

Theme: "Training of Youth Association Leaders in peace, democratic culture, mutual understanding and respect for the barrier measures related to COVID-19, for a peaceful electoral environment".

Femajeci organized a training seminar in collaboration with the Félix Houphouet Boigny Foundation for Peace Research. This activity took place in Yamoussoukro from September 9 to 11, 2020, with Young Leaders from different parts of the Ivory Coast. Our modest contribution to strengthen the social climate of our country during this election period.

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