On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the death of President Félix Houphouët-Boigny, a Mass of Thanksgiving was organized in his memory on Friday, December 7, 2018 in the Basilica of Our Lady of Peace by the Félix Houphouët-Boigny Foundation for Peace Research.
The Félix Houphouët-Boigny Foundation for Peace Research organizes, as part of the activities of the Félix Houphouët-Boigny Year marking the 25th anniversary of the death of the father of the modern Ivory Coast, a conference on the theme: "Houphouetology or 33 years of the history of Côte d’Ivoire" hosted by Mr Rudolf Egnankou Anwumboh on Friday, December 07, 2018 from 4 pm in Yamoussoukro.
The celebrations marking the Centenary of the Faculty of Medicine, Pharmacy and Odonto-Stomatology (OPCF) of the University Cheikh Anta Diop (UCAD) of Dakar, which were sponsored by President Félix HouphouëtBoigny took place from December 1 to 7, 2018 The Félix Houphouët-Boigny Foundation for Peace Research (FHB Foundation) took part and was represented by a delegation led by Prof. Jean-Noël LOUCOU, Secretary General of the said institution. It should be noted that the FPMO is the result of the School of Medicine of French West Africa (AOF) created in 1918 where “the Father of the Ivorian Nation” came out major of its promotion in 1925. Effect, the The theme of these festivities was: “from the African School of Medicine to the OPCF”. This centenary coincides with the Houphouët-Boigny Year commemorating the 25th anniversary of the disappearance of the “Sage of Africa”.
On December 7, 2018, the Félix Houphouët-Boigny Foundation for the Search for Peace (FHB Foundation) closed the Houphouët-Boigny Year by holding a conference on the theme: “Houphouetology or 33 years of existence of the history of Ivory Coast “. This lecture was animated by Mr. Rudolf EGNANKOU, director and passionate of the “Apostle of peace” in front of a large number of students and students of the city of Yamoussoukro. One could also note the presence of the administrative and religious authorities, like the Monseigneur Alexis TOUABLY, Bishop of Agboville and Administrator of the Diocese of Yamoussoukro.
On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the death of President Félix Houphouët-Boigny, the Félix Houphouët-Boigny Foundation for the Search for Peace organized a Mass of Thanksgiving in memory on December 7, 2018 in Notre Dame Basilica. Peace of Yamoussoukro. In the presence of the President of the Republic, HE Mr. Alassane OUATTARA, his wife Mrs. Dominique Ouattara, several members of the government and supporters of the Democratic Party of Côte d’Ivoire (PDCI), the party he founded, a prayer been said for the rest of the illustrious man.
The Félix Houphouët-Boigny Foundation for Peace Research (FHB Foundation) organized on November 30, 2018 at the FNAC in Marcory (Abidjan) a dedication ceremony of works published this year in honor of President Félix Houphouët-Boigny. This event is part of the commemorative activities of the 25th anniversary of the disappearance of the “Father of the Ivorian Nation” throughout the year 2018. Many guests were present at this ceremony to celebrate “The Sage of Africa” by the book, with the first rank Ivorian academics.
The 5th Congress of the Association of African Historians (AHA) took place from November 6 to 9, 2018 at the headquarters of the Felix Houphouet-Boigny Foundation for Peace Research of Yamoussoukro, in collaboration with the Universities of Cocody, Bouaké , Daloa and Korhogo.
Theme: “African history and its current issues”
This Congress saw the election of Professor Aka KOUAME (Ivorian) at the head of the AHA.