WGFC Members Trained in the Values of the Culture of Peace

From June 29 to July 1, 2021 were held first in Abidjan and then in Yamoussoukro, the capacity building seminar and the General Assembly of the Working Group for the Promotion and Participation of Women and Girls in Youth, Sports and Leisure Activities (WGWG), in partnership with the Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ICESCO) As a reminder, this group was created in 2000 by decision of the Conference of Ministers of Youth and Sports of the Francophonie (CONFEJES). The members of this consultative group of reflection and action constitute antennas in the Ministries in charge of youth, sports and leisure, in the member States and governments. They help CONFEJES to develop federative actions on gender equality. The WGCD is actively involved in achieving the goal of gender equity, which is the cross-cutting theme of CONFEJES’ programming.

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University Community Trained in Culture of Peace

The Félix Houphouët-Boigny Foundation for Peace Research (FHB Foundation) hosted a training seminar for a colony of student organizations from March 10 to 12, 2021 in Yamoussoukro. This opportunity was created by the Club of Icons of Peace (IP) of the University Nangui Abrogoua to promote the culture of peace in the university environment. It is the second of its kind in partnership with the FHB Foundation and other student structures such as the JEC (Jeunesse Estudiantine Catholique), the AEEMCI (Association des Elèves et Etudiants Musulmans de Côte d’Ivoire), the REPCI (Réseau des Etudiants pour la Paix en Côte d’Ivoire), the Club de Paix de l’Université Jean Lorougnon Guédé de Daloa and the Maison de l’Etudiantin or the Conseil Estudiantin de l’Université Nangui Abrogoua.

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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".