PLANETE PAIX COCODY : 100 YOUNG PEOPLE SENSITIZED ON CIVIC ENGAGEMENT
On Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 100 young people were sensitized on the necessity of civic engagement during a round table organized by Planète Paix Cocody headed by President Alex KOÏ, on the theme “YOUTH, CIVIC ENGAGEMENT, SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS” at the American Space at Félix Houphouët-Boigny University. This activity, which began with the national anthem of Côte d’Ivoire, took place in the presence of the Director of the American Space, the Representative of the Mayor of Cocody and the Central President of the NGO Planete Paix. Mrs. Georgette BOUANH, Director of Civic Service and Volunteering in Côte d’Ivoire, through facts and experience, demonstrated to participants the need for volunteering in the life of a nation and in the life of an individual. Citizen Engagement is an effective tool for development, solidarity and social cohesion, she explained. As a result, she engaged the 100 young people in volunteering to achieve the SDGs as she believes they are both actors and beneficiaries of development. Ms. BEUGRE NOGBOU LAURIE KEVINE, Vice President in charge of External Relations of AIESEC Cocody-Abidjan, Mr. Herman BOUA ANKOU, Coordinator Yali Network Côte d’Ivoire, Communication and Mobilization Officer of Yali Cote d’Ivoire, Mr. Franck DOLE, President of the LEO Presidium of Côte d’Ivoire and Miss Noura SANOGO Finance Secretary of Planete Paix Cocody Representing their respective Organizations shared their experiences. The round table ended with a family photo.