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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Opening of the “Les Houphouët” Exhibition – Photos

The Félix Houphouët-Boigny Foundation for Peace Research organised on 17 and 18 October 2019 the Commemorative Days of the Birthday of President Félix Houphouët-Boigny On October 18, 2019, in the early evening in the main hall of the FHB Foundation, Professor Jean-Noël Loucou and other personalities attended the opening of the art exhibition featuring paintings on the work and life of President Félix Houphouët-Boigny. This exhibition has been mounted by several Ivorian visual artists and is present until the end of the year.

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Teacher-coaches trained in civics and the promotion of a peaceful school environment – Photos

The Peace Research Department of the FHB Foundation organised a seminar for teacher-supervisors, educators, club leaders and associations from the Regional Directorate of National Education, Technical Education and Vocational Training (DRENETFP) in Yamoussoukro. This seminar had as its theme: “Civicism, citizenship and learning to live together in a peaceful school environment” and took place on April 9 and 10 at the headquarters of our institution.

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Trade unionists trained in the culture of peace for a peaceful social climate – Photos

On February 21 and 22, 2019, the FHB Foundation organized a training seminar at its headquarters for the members of the regional chapter of the Yamoussoukro District Socialist Central Union. The theme of this seminar was: “Trade unionism and culture of peace: how to improve the working and living conditions of workers while preserving the peaceful social climate?” Its aim is to promote the values ​​of social dialogue in unionism and the culture of peace, and to bring participants to use active and participatory tools, techniques and methods to facilitate learning the discourse of living together.

This activity was coordinated by Dr. Diénéba DOUMBIA, Director of the Department of Peace Research at the FHB Foundation.


5th Congress of the Association of African Historians

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.

Public Conference on Peace and National Reconciliation – Photos

The Félix Houphouët-Boigny Foundation for Peace Research organized on the occasion of the National Day of Peace and as part of the FHB Year 2018, a public conference on the theme: "Peace and National Reconciliation" Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 4 pm at its headquarters in Yamoussoukro. This scientific activity saw the participation of many students and students of the city of Yamoussoukro and the massive presence of the militants of the PDCI RDA, party of "the Apostle of Peace".

Speaker: Dr. Raphael Komenan Ya.