Messages from Condolences following the death of Prof. Kenneth Hamwaka, Member of the Network

To all members of the Network,

We are deeply saddened to announce the death of a prominent member of the Network, Professor Kenneth Hamwaka. It is a great loss for Malawi, its homeland and our Network because of its great intellectual and human qualities.

In this painful circumstance, on behalf of all members of the Network, we express our sincere condolences to our family and our saddened sympathy.

May his memory help us remain true to our commitment to African youth and the cause of peace.


The Executive Secretary of the Network

Jean-Noel LOUCOU

Technical Meeting on the Project for the Creation of a Panafrican School of Peace, bringing together the Government of Côte d’Ivoire, UNESCO, the African Union and the FHB Foundation in Abidjan on May 21 and 22, 2015

Following the decision of the African Union N ° Assembly / dec.558 (XXIV) point G: 22 (II) requesting the African Union Commission to study with UNESCO and the Government of Côte d’Ivoire the possibility of creating a school of peace, the representatives of the above-mentioned institutions and the FHB Foundation held a technical meeting concerning this project on May 21 and 22, 2015 in Abidjan.

The purpose of this meeting was:

  • prepare the creation of the school dedicated to the culture of peace;
  • develop an action plan and a financing plan;
  • prepare the launch of project activities.


There are no upcoming events at this time.

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