Côte d’Ivoire: Peace Road 2018
Prepared by UPF Côte d’Ivoire
On December 2, 2018, we orgonized PEACE ROAD 2018 in the capital city of Abidjan, commune of Yopougon. On that day the event which was a Peace March started at 8:15 and ended at 9:30 in the morning, with the participation of almost 200 people (parents, young people, adolescents, leaders of provinces and organizations, and Peace Ambassadors, local residents, guests …).
The Police and the National Gendarme have been informed to make sure people who joined the Peace March are secured by police.
Our one-kilometer course was completed in 50 minutes, with 3 stops for singing holy songs and give messages of peace to people watching and attending the event. More than two thousand flyers have been distributed to people encountered on the course of the march. Thus, the organizing committee estimates that around seven thousand people have been affected or sensitized through this march.
At the end of the march, at the final meeting point, representatives of Youth, Women, Elders, Ambassadors Peace and UPF Côte d’Ivoire spoke and gave the messahes of peace to people.
The event ended with three cheers of euk Mansei