International Peace Conference at UNESCO in Paris from September 26 to 28, 2017

An International Peace Conference was held from 26 to 28 September 2017 at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris. It was organized by the World Fellowship of Buddhists and the Permanent Delegation of the Kingdom of Thailand to UNESCO, under the aegis of Venerable Master Chin Kung, President of Pure Land Learning College Association and Friends Master Chin Kung at UNESCO. Its theme was "Creating a sustainable society of peace: a legacy of King Bhumibol Adulyadej".

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ISESCO: regional workshop on the engagement of women leaders in promoting the culture of peace

The Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) organized, from 3 to 6 July 2017, its Regional Center for Education for a Culture of Peace (CRECP), based in Yamoussoukro (Republic of Côte d’Ivoire), a regional training workshop on the engagement of women leaders in the promotion of the culture of peace. This workshop was organized under the aegis of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, in collaboration with the Félix Houphouët-Boigny Foundation for Peace Research.

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General Assembly of the Ivorian Section of the Association of African Historians

On 5 and 6 May 2017, the Ivoirian section of the Association of African Historians (AHA) held its General Assembly at the headquarters of the Félix Houphouët-Boigny Foundation for Peace Research in Yamoussoukro. This meeting brought together some fifty Ivorian historians. The AHA is a pan-African association founded in 1972 in Dakar, Senegal, whose aim is to bring together historian teachers and researchers from all over the continent. The points raised during the proceedings of this General Assembly were:

  • The examination and adoption of the Statutes and Rules of Procedure of the Ivorian Section,
  • The proposals for themes and the setting up of a local organizing committee for the 5th congress of the AHA planned for November 2017 in Côte d’Ivoire,
  • And the election of the National Bureau of the Ivorian section.

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Training course on the use of social networks for the dissemination of the culture of Peace and Non-Violence in Sahelian countries members of ISESCO

The Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) organized, on 20 and 21 October 2016, in Yamoussoukro, a training course for new media professionals on the use of social networks for dissemination Peace, culture of peace, dialogue and tolerance in the francophone African countries that are members of the organization. 

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