Donation Ceremony at the Mié-N’Gou Center – Photos

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.

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Donation Ceremony at the Mié-N’Gou Centre – 28 02 2020

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.

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Youth Training and Exchange Workshop on Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue in Côte d’Ivoire – 28 11 2019

On November 28 and 29, 2019, a training workshop was held on the theme: “Youth contribution to the promotion of the culture of peace, non-violence and the prevention of religious extremism” organized by the Félix Houphouët-Boigny Foundation for Peace Research (FHB Foundation) in cooperation with the Institut Afrique Monde (IAM).

This workshop brought together forty young leaders from seventeen faith-based organizations and associations and academics. Its objective was to equip participants with adequate tools for the promotion of peace and social cohesion in Côte d’Ivoire.

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World Radio Day 2020 : Round Table – Photos

The West African Network against Clandestine Immigration (REALIC), in collaboration with the Organisation du Conseil des Jeunes de l’Entente (OCJE), the Friedrich Ebert Foundation and the Félix Houphouët-Boigny Foundation for Peace Research (FHB Foundation), organised the 2020 edition of World Radio Day. This celebration took place on February 12 and 13 in Yamoussoukro. It focused on two themes: “Youth and Irregular Migration in Côte d’Ivoire, the role of radio in the struggle” and “Youth and Promotion of the Culture of Peace during the electoral period”. A round table was held on Thursday, February 13, 2020 at the headquarters of the FHB Foundation to give the floor to youth leaders from Yamoussoukro, collect their opinions on the level of contribution of young people in the fight against illegal immigration and highlight with them possible solutions for peaceful elections without violence.

Celebration of World Radio Day 2020: the Round Table – 13 02 2020

The West African Network to Fight Against Clandestine Immigration (REALIC) celebrated the 2020 edition of World Radio Day in Yamoussoukro, on 12 and 13 February 2020, under the theme: “the contribution of young people and local media in the fight against illegal immigration”.

In collaboration with the Organisation du Conseil des Jeunes de l’Entente (OCJE), the Friedrich Ebert Foundation and the Félix Houphouët-Boigny Foundation for Peace Research (FHB Foundation), REALIC organised a round table with youth leaders and local media actors. The headquarters of the FHB Foundation in Yamoussoukro hosted, on Thursday 13 February, this round table on two themes: “Youth and irregular migration in Côte d’Ivoire, the role of radio in the struggle” and “Youth and the promotion of a culture of peace during the electoral period”.

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World Radio Day 2020 : Public broadcast – Photos

The West African Network to Fight Against Clandestine Immigration (REALIC), in collaboration with the Organisation du Conseil des Jeunes de l’Entente (OCJE), the Friedrich Ebert Foundation and the Félix Houphouët-Boigny Foundation for Peace Research (FHB Foundation), organised the 2020 edition of World Radio Day. This celebration took place on February 12 and 13 in Yamoussoukro. It focused on two themes: “Youth and Irregular Migration in Côte d’Ivoire, the role of radio in the struggle” and “Youth and Promotion of the Culture of Peace during the electoral period”. The recording of a public broadcast on Wednesday, February 12, 2020, at the Yamoussoukro Scientific High School, broadcast live by the radio of the FHB Foundation, the Radio of Peace, saw the participation of students of the said high school. On the menu, awareness on the risks related to illegal emigration, debate and quiz.

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Celebration of World Radio Day 2020: the Public Broadcast – 12 02 2020

As part of its outreach activities in the field, the West African Network to Fight against Clandestine Immigration (REALIC), in collaboration with the Organisation du Conseil des Jeunes de l’Entente (OCJE), the Friedrich Ebert Foundation and the Félix Houphouët-Boigny Foundation for Peace Research (FHB Foundation), organised the celebration of the 2020 edition of World Radio Day. This celebration took place on 12 and 13 February in Yamoussoukro, the political capital of Côte d’Ivoire. It focused on two themes, namely: “Youth and irregular migration in Côte d’Ivoire, the role of radio in the struggle” and “Youth and the promotion of the culture of peace during the electoral period”.

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Ceremony to present New Year’s greetings to the Secretary General – 25 01 2020

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.

Tribute Study Day to President Auguste Denise – 30 11 2019

On Saturday, November 30, 2019, a study day was held in Yamoussoukro in tribute to President Auguste Denise. Organized by the Félix Houphouët-Boigny Foundation for Peace Research (FHB Foundation), this scientific meeting which brought together politicians, academics, students and civil society personalities with the notable presence of President Auguste Denise’s family celebrated. It was an opportunity to perpetuate the memory of this Ivorian statesman and companion of President Félix Houphouët-Boigny. This celebration is part of an overall policy of immortalizing the former collaborators of the first President of the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire, whose merits are not sufficiently highlighted.

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Opening of the Exhibition on the train from Abidjan to Ouagadougou – 25 11 2019

On November 25, 2019, the opening of the photographic exhibition on the theme: “The train from Abidjan to Ouagadougou: 1898-1958” took place at the Félix Houphouët-Boigny Research Foundation (FHB Foundation). This exhibition was organized by the association “Images et Mémoires” in partnership with the FHB Foundation, the History Department of the Félix Houphouët-Boigny University and the Institute of African History, Art and Archaeology (IHAAA). It aimed at raising awareness of the active participation of Côte d’Ivoire in the implementation of the railway from 1898 to 1958. Photographs illustrating the vision of the railway, the engineering railway school, the earthworks, the completion and laying of the track marked this exhibition.

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