On Friday, February 28, 2020, the Félix Houphouët-Boigny Foundation for Peace Research, headed by its Secretary General, Professor Jean-Noël LOUCOU, proceeded to the handover of an amount of 2 million CFA francs to the Mié N’Gou Functional Rehabilitation Center in Yamoussoukro, thanks to the financial support of the National Lottery of Côte d’Ivoire LONACI. This grant will enable the center, established by President Félix Houphouët-Boigny in 1978, to carry out the most urgent rehabilitation work on its buildings. This social action aims at perpetuating the work of the Apostle of Peace.
On Friday, February 28, 2020, the Félix Houphouët-Boigny Foundation for Peace Research (FHB Foundation), headed by its Secretary General, Professor Jean-Noël LOUCOU, handed over 2 million CFA francs to the Mié-N’Gou Centre for Functional Rehabilitation in Yamoussoukro, thanks to the financial support of the National Lottery of Côte d’Ivoire (LONACI). This grant will enable the center, established by President Félix Houphouët-Boigny in 1978, to carry out the most urgent rehabilitation work on its buildings. This social action aims to perpetuate the work of the Apostle of Peace.
On Saturday, January 25, 2020 at its headquarters in Yamoussoukro, the Félix Houphouët-Boigny Foundation for Peace Research held its traditional New Year’s greeting ceremony for its first leader, Professor Jean-Noël LOUCOU.
The Chief of Staff, Mr. Christophe Kadjané ASSOH, wished, on behalf of all the staff members of the institution, to express the best wishes for the year 2020 to the Secretary General of the institution.
Taking the floor, the Secretary General drew up the assessment of the activities of the year 2019 and the list of the major projects of the FHB Foundation for the year 2020. These major projects are :
- The rehabilitation works of the headquarters buildings with the benevolent solicitude of the President of the Republic HEM Alassane OUATTARA,
- the launching of the activities of the Pan-African School of Peace (EPAP) whose texts relating to its organization and functioning have already been drawn up,
- and the Peace Museum, for which design is in progress.
Following the speeches, the Secretary-General received greetings from all his staff present at the ceremony, which ended with a family photo and a cocktail.
The Félix Houphouët-Boigny Foundation for the Peace Research invites you on October 17 and 18, 2019 to attend the commemorative days of the birth of President Félix Houphouët-Boigny, according to the following programme:
Thursday, October 17, 2019
10am – 6pm: Study day at the Foundation’s headquarters.
Theme: Félix Houphouët-Boigny :
- The Man of Culture
- The Pan-Africanist
Friday, October 18, 2019
10am: Mass of thanksgiving in the Church of Saint Augustine of Yamoussoukro
5pm: Book signing ceremony at the Foundation’s bookstore.
8pm: Dinner gala at the Foundation’s headquarters.
Presentation of prizes to the winners of the second edition of the Félix Houphouët-Boigny Research Prize.
On August 7, 2018, Côte d’Ivoire celebrated the 58th anniversary of its independence. The city of Yamoussoukro has never remained on the sidelines of this solemn event which brought together this year the administrative authorities, the customary authorities, the religious leaders, the heads of services and the women and youth associations on Boulevard Mamie Adjoua.
On October 18, 2016, the President of the Republic, HE Mr. Alassane Ouattara, presided over the signing ceremony of President Félix Houphouët-Boigny's "Speech and Messages" book at the Abidjan District Hotel. This ceremony was organized by the Fondation Félix Houphouët-Boigny for the Research of Peace (FHB Foundation), which coincided with the 111th anniversary of the birth (October 18, 1905 - October 18, 2016) of Father of the Modern Côte d'Ivoire.
On January 12, 2016, at the headquarters of the Félix Houphouët-Boigny Foundation for Peace Research in Yamoussoukro, the ceremony for the presentation of new year's greetings to the Secretary General. All the officers, headed by Mariam Koulibaly and Doctor Diénéba Doumbia, wished a warm and happy 2016 to Professor Jean-Noël Loucou.