August 07, 1960, August 07, 2019 a year of memories, a historic date and a day of celebration for the Ivorian Nation. On Wednesday August 07, 2019, Ivorians in their different components took part in the commemorative ceremony for the 59 years of independence of the Republic of Cote d’Ivoire, which took place at 10 a.m. on Boulevard Valery Giscard d ‘Estaing in Treichville. This historic day began with the Abidjanese National Anthem of Cote d’Ivoire, on the arrival of the President of the Republic his Excellency ALASSANE OUATTARA who received military honors. After giving military honors to the head of state, the ceremony was furnished with parades of all the different bodies of the armed forces. State institutions, including the State Secretariat responsible for Civic Service, also took part in this celebration which focused on the Culture of Unity, Peace and Social Cohesion. The participation of PLANETE PAIX, Organization for the Promotion of Human Rights, Social Welfare, research and the promotion of Peace in the world is part of this perspective. For the occasion, 40 volunteers took part in the independence day, including the Central President, Mr. ACHILLE COMOE, members of the Central office, ladies and gentlemen, the Presidents of the Abidjan sections. PLANETE PAIX wishes an excellent Independence Day to all Ivorians and that this day brings Peace, true reconciliation in Cote d’Ivoire.