On Tuesday, September 25, 2018, the NGO PLANETE PAIX had a working session with the EMPOW’HER NGO at the AMERICAN SPACE located at the UFHB as part of the November 2018 summit. The NGO delegation PLANETE PAIX was composed of President Achille COMOE, Secretary General Florent YAO and the advisor to PLANETE PAIX for Relationship with International Institutions LOUKOU Yao Meyrieux. On behalf of the NGO EMPOW’HER Miss Morgane AWU the Project Manager and her collaborator Miss Marie BONNEFOIS were present. The discussions began with a briefing by Mr Achille COMOE on the actions taken to organize the summit. After this presentation, Miss. BONNEFOIS came forth with the names of some media partners who could somehow cover or disseminate the activities of the summit. Many other topics were covered during the session, including the time allotted to panelists and the question of internships.
As part of Peace Digital Elections program, PLANÈTE PAIX conducted this Saturday, September 22, 2018, at the AMERICAN SPACE located at Felix Houphouet Boigny university, capacity building of 131 people. The objective of this activity is to emphasize among the participants the values of discipline, procedure, dialogue, respect for the other, by the method of conducting meetings and parliamentary procedure. Then, in the second phase, it was a question of giving them the necessary tools to be able to convince and not overcome, through the conception and the technique of writing a speech. This capacity building seminar was facilitated by Mr. Hervé AYEMENE, Regional President of PLANÈTE PAIX « Grands ponts ». The activity began at 15:00, after the presentation of the activities of the NGO PLANETE PAIX by its Secretary General Mr. Florent KOBENAN. The President of the NGO Achille COMOE thanked the trainer, before congratulating all his team members for the work they do on a daily basis for a harmonious and peaceful society and where everyone is truly responsible in the true sense of the word. He then encouraged participants to learn and train themselves before engaging them in peacemaking. Finally the participants were invited to give their impressions, to make suggestions concerning the activity and proposals of theme for other trainings. They were also invited to participate in the activity on the elections scheduled for October 11, 2018. In terms of information, the participants greatly appreciated the activity and wished that other seminars of this type be organized to their attention for a perfect empowerment of the youth but especially with the aim of making the young people much more responsible. At the end of the seminar, at precisely 6:35 pm, a family photo was taken.
On September 21, 2018, on the occasion of the International Day of Peace, President Achille COMOE was the guest of Radio de la Paix. Indeed, said Radio’s mission is to promote social cohesion, reconciliation, gender and respect for human rights in the service of peace in Côte d’Ivoire. It is characterized by its editorial independence, inclusivity and impartiality in the treatment of information. Interventions revolved around the behavior to be adopted by citizens for a lasting peace in Ci, the management and settlement of conflicts in society as well as the values to be promoted in society. The Director of the Center for Research and Action for Peace, Father Eugene Goussikindey was by the side of the President of PLANETE PAIX. Both invited the Ivorian population, especially youth to be peacemakers and to educate themself so that they no longer serve as an of violence instrument before, during and after the elections in Côte d’Ivoire. Finally, they called for collective responsibility and synergy for sustainable peace in Côte d’Ivoire.