Commemorative Day for the Birth of President Félix Houphouet-Boigny

The Félix Houphouët-Boigny Foundation for Peace Research asks you to honor with your presence the day commemorating the birth of President Félix Houphouët-Boigny on October 18, 2020, according to the following program:

9:00 am: Thanksgiving Mass in the Saint Augustin Cathedral of Yamoussoukro

4:00 pm: Dedication ceremony of the Acts of the Colloquium on the Peace Work of Félix Houphouët-Boigny at the Foundation’s Bookshop.

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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Conference on Houphouëtology 2020 – Photos

Conference on the theme: "Houphouëtology or 33 years of the history of Côte d'Ivoire" organized by the Félix Houphouët-Boigny Foundation for Peace Research, on the occasion of the celebration of the 60th anniversary of the Independence of Côte d'Ivoire.
Speaker: Mr. Rudolf Egnankou
Date: August 7, 2020
Location: Headquarters of the FHB Foundation in Yamoussoukro
 

Capacity Building Workshop for Young Leaders

Capacity-building workshop for young leaders from university peace clubs and grandes écoles on combating hate speech and preventing socio-political and community conflicts organized jointly by the Félix Houphouët-Boigny Foundation for Peace Research and UNDP COTE D’IVOIRE on August 4 and 5, 2020 in Yamoussoukro.

Training Seminar for the Members of Renabec – Photos

The Félix Houphouët-Boigny Foundation for Peace Research organized in partnership with the National Network for the Well-Being of Drivers (RENABEC) and the Road Safety Office (OSER) a training seminar for road transport professionals from July 22 to 24, 2020 in Yamoussoukro. This seminar focused on the theme: "The commitment of road transport professionals to safety, peace and respect for barriers related to the covid-19 pandemic, for a soothed electoral environment in Côte d'Ivoire".
 

Training Seminar for the Members of Renabec – Videos

The Félix Houphouët-Boigny Foundation for Peace Research is organizing in partnership with the National Network for the Well-being of Drivers (RENABEC) and the O.S.E.R (Road Safety Office) a training seminar for road transport professionals from July 22 to 24, 2020 in Yamoussoukro. This seminar will focus on the theme: “The commitment of road transport professionals in favour of security, peace and the respect of barrier measures related to the covid-19 pandemic, for a peaceful electoral environment in Côte d’Ivoire”.

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200 Women Leaders of the Department of Gagnoa Trained in the Culture of Peace, Civism and Non-Violence

On Wednesday, July 22, 2020, 200 women leaders from the department of Gagnoa benefited from a training workshop on the culture of peace, civic-mindedness and non-violence during elections.

This training, provided by two experts from the Houphouët-Boigny Foundation for Peace Research (FHB Foundation), aimed to build the capacity of leaders of women’s associations for the promotion of peace through the respect of civic values and non-violence.

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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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