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.

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

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. Some thirty members of the Yamoussoukro Humanism Central Unit headed by their Secretary General, Mr. Adama OULY, were built on three major topics in the form of workshops:

  •  the commitment of trade unionists to a constructive dialogue in a peaceful social climate,
  •  opportunities to learn about social dialogue and the culture of peace in the trade union world,
  •  and peace messages, plan of action, commitments, recommendations and Appeal.

This seminar ended with the graduation ceremony for all participants.

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Ceremony of Presentation of New Year’s Greetings to the Secretary General

On Saturday, January 19, 2019, the staff of the Félix Houphouët-Boigny Foundation presented as usual its New Year greetings to its first leader, Professor Jean-Noël LOUCOU. The Chief of Staff, Mr. Christophe Kadjané ASSOH, spoke on behalf of all his colleagues to present the best wishes for the year 2019 to the Secretary General of the institution and his family. In return, he congratulated all the staff for his dynamism and professionalism that he demonstrated throughout the Houphouët-Boigny Year. He did not fail to give an overview of the events planned for the year 2019, in this case the launch of the activities of the Panafrican School of Peace (EPAP).

Following his speech, Pr. Loucou has had to receive the courtesies from all his present collaborators. It was important to note the presence at this ceremony of Dr. Diénéba DOUMBIA, Director of the Department of Peace Research at the Félix Houphouët-Boigny Foundation.

See the video here.

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Brotherhood Tournament: 2018 Edition

 

Christmas tree 2018

The socio-cultural unit of the Félix Houphouët-Boigny Foundation for the Search for Peace (FHB Foundation) organized the traditional “Christmas Tree” for the children of the institution’s employees. This celebration took place in the presence of Prof. Jean-Noël LOUCOU, Secretary General of the FHB Foundation. This feast began with the address of the President of the socio-cultural unit, Mr. Ernest Koffi, who thanked the Secretary General of the FHB Foundation for all the gifts offered to children. Subsequently, the first person in charge of the institution gave wise advice to the children in order to always deserve the gifts that are offered to them. The celebration was very beautiful with the presentation of gifts, songs, poems and dance competitions. The innovation this year is the performance of the traditional-singer-artist named “Akpassoussè”.

Public Lecture on Houphouetology or 33 Years of Côte d’Ivoire History – Video

The Félix Houphouët-Boigny Foundation for Peace Research organizes, as part of the activities of the Félix Houphouët-Boigny Year marking the 25th anniversary of the death of the father of the modern Ivory Coast, a conference on the theme: "Houphouetology or 33 years of the history of Côte d’Ivoire" hosted by Mr Rudolf Egnankou Anwumboh on Friday, December 07, 2018 from 4 pm in Yamoussoukro.

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Centenary of the Faculty of Medicine, Pharmacy and Odonto-Stomatology of Dakar

The celebrations marking the Centenary of the Faculty of Medicine, Pharmacy and Odonto-Stomatology (OPCF) of the University Cheikh Anta Diop (UCAD) of Dakar, which were sponsored by President Félix HouphouëtBoigny took place from December 1 to 7, 2018 The Félix Houphouët-Boigny Foundation for Peace Research (FHB Foundation) took part and was represented by a delegation led by Prof. Jean-Noël LOUCOU, Secretary General of the said institution. It should be noted that the FPMO is the result of the School of Medicine of French West Africa (AOF) created in 1918 where “the Father of the Ivorian Nation” came out major of its promotion in 1925. Effect, the The theme of these festivities was: “from the African School of Medicine to the OPCF”. This centenary coincides with the Houphouët-Boigny Year commemorating the 25th anniversary of the disappearance of the “Sage of Africa”.

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