On Wednesday, May 29, 2019, the sections of Cocody, Abidjan Campus-Universities and Plateau headed respectively by KOÏ, SOMBO and SAVANE co-animated the “Book Club”. This activity is organized in collaboration with US Embassy in Côte d’Ivoire. It consisted of presenting two books, “Rework” and “There is no But.” In the first book, which is a practical guide, the authors teach how to achieve good results in all our dealings, in our daily life, in business, even at the stage of startup.This book presents methods of success, used by the greatest modern and old entrepreneurs.The second book tells the story of a person doomed by the disease to die from birth according to doctors, but who will survive through the positive thinking of his parents.It immediately becomes the laughing stock of his entourage because of illness. Witty Student, but unable to do sport because of the fragility of his bones, he will eventually let himself be overcome by discouragement before realizing that there is no limit but himself. He will then conclude by saying there is no but. And as there is no but PLANETE PAIX invites you to read.
On Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 9 am the NGO PLANETE PAIX section – Gbêkè organized a book club. This activity organized in collaboration with US Embassy in Côte d’Ivoire, was about the following topic “Marketing : what use is it for a better visibility of your company”. The panelists of this Book Club were Mr. KONÉ Tanyo Boniface and Miss Marie France KOFFI Aya.The first panelist, Mr. KONE presented his book that is useful “The purple cow : make your brand, your products, your remarkable company” with author Seth GODIN. Mr. KONÉ made a brief presentation of the book “The Purple Cow”, and the author “Seth GODIN”. Indeed, Seth GODIN, is a well known author in the field of marketing. Through his book, The Purple Cow, the author gives us the keys to a good marketing. It identifies how and why to be outstanding in the market and in business. Finally, Mr. KONE, through the book of Seth GODIN made a comparison of the purple cow to an individual who seeks work with his CV. For Seth GODIN the purple cow is your business, it’s your brand, it’s your product, it’s you. So, make it or yourself exceptional, and you will have greater visibility. The second panelist, Miss KOFFI Marie France also presented the book entitled “StoryBrand : Making your mark and make your voice heard” and the author, Donald MILLER. The author through the SB7 method shows us how to be seen, heard and he starts from a series of stories to illustrate the SB7 method. Donald MILLER identifies through the customer’s story, the role of a customer, the place given to a customer during a marketing. StoryBrand by Donald MILLER is reliable way to script your brand to help you clarify your message and make you see, hear and understand because according to MILLER in StoryBrand: “If you’re confused, you’re screwed.”
PLANETE PAIX, administrative authorities, religious organizations and other youth organizations are thinking in Yamoussokro about eradicating hate speech. The opening work of the youth capacity building program to resist hate speech was launched this Wednesday, May 8, 2019 by the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) in cooperation with Félix Houphouet Boigny Foundation for the Search for Peace at the Regional Center for Education for Culture of Peace (CRECP).
Indeed, during this first day the capacities of the participants were strengthened in the culture of peace and tolerance domain. They were also introduced to adversarial, democratic and constructive debate in order to avoid crises related to the proliferation of hate speech.
This workshop that will be held on May 8, 9 and 10, 2019, began at 8:30 am with a series of speeches. PLANETE PAIX, in accordance with its mission of peace, take part in to make its contribution and benefit from the experiences of the other participants. The debates were enriched by the quality of the participants coming from various horizons. The presence of Imams, media men, research professors and students was noted. Other participants came from the Citizens’ Action Movement for Reconciliation and Social Cohesion in Côte d’Ivoire (MACRECOSCI) and the International Red Cross.
As part of the speeches, Dr. Diénéba DOUMBIA, the Director of the Research Department for Peace, spoke on behalf of ISESCO, the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research and on behalf of the Felix Houphouet Boigny Foundation for the search for peace. She fixed the context in which this workshop takes place and the interest of the theme “the development of the capacities of young people to resist the discourse of hatred” regarding the current political situation in Cote d’Ivoire. Afterward, the Senator KONAN Gbeugré Yao welcomed the celebration of this workshop and also encouraged the organizers.
The first day allowed the participants to discover key concepts and exchange practical experiences through two (02) films and four (04) communications: hate speech: context, concept and reality, the use of the values of the culture of peace for prevent hate speech, hate speech on the Internet, violence, radicalization and cyberterrorism and the role and responsibility of actors in the prevention and fight against hate speech.
Finally, the participants met in a working committee and pracised contradictory debate. To end, they determined the levels of responsibility of the different components of society for a democratic, peaceful, more tolerant and a non hatred world.
On Wednesday 17 April 2019, the Sections of Cocody, Campus and Plateau co-organized the Book Club activity initiated by PLANETE PAIX in partnership with the United States Embassy in Côte d’Ivoire. Two books were broken by Mrs. SAVANE and KOUASSI. The discussions were on the books “Find His Why” and “Show Your Work”, written respectively by Simon Sinek, David Mead, Peter Docker and Austin Kleon. For Mr. SAVANE to find his why according to the author, it is to define our reason which is a long-term job. He give some precepts from the book to listeners to be a great leader. He urged them to identify what inspires them, to begin step by step to materialize what inspires them, to get rid of the people who choke them and to build a steering team. The second panellist advised to act on oneself, towards others and towards social networks. Inspired by the book, he recommended to be creative (Just a way of doing things that others have done), amateur (accepting to be wrong), thinking about death (time is limited). In addition, they must find a collective (the vampire test), give others their values and mobilize their networks. At the end of the activity all participants wanted more books and book club activities to help them increase their potential.