Family Festival for Peace


Family Festival for Peace

The Peace Embassy hosted the Family Festival for Peace on Sunday May 15, 2022 at 4 p.m., organized by the Family Federation for World Peace and Unification (FFWPU-Benin) in collaboration with the International Association of Youth and Students for Peace (IAYSP), the Women’s Federation for World Peace (WFWP) and the Universal Peace Federation (UPF). Around the theme “Family, Peace and Sustainable Development”, 3 panels were moderated as follows:

Sub-theme of the 1st panel: “The role of women in the search for family harmony, peace in Benin and in Africa”. This panel was moderated by 3 women leaders namely:

Ms. ABATA, President of the NGO IDUNU

Ms. Helena, Assistant to the Founding President of Verechaguine University

Mrs LOKO Jeanne, President of the Federation of Women for World Peace (Benin)

Sub-theme of the 2nd panel: “Youth and marriage culture in Benin and Africa: What perspective for peace and development”. This panel was moderated by 3 young leaders namely:

Mr. HOUINSOU Didier, President of the NGO Agir Plus

Ms. ODJO Solange, Ouémé Departmental Director of the Ministry of Social Affairs and Microfinance

Mr. Gaétan DANDJESSO, President of IAYSP Benin/West Africa

To well prepare to receive the marriage blessing in the future, 7 young boys and 7 young girls made the promise of Pure Love in front of Heavenly Parent, True Parents, Republican authorities, and their parents.

Panel 3 sub-theme: “The role of Mayors and parliamentarians in preserving and promoting family values”. This panel was moderated by 2 Mayors namely:

HE Mr. Nestor IDOHOU, Mayor of the municipality of Sakété

HE Magloire AGOSSOU, Mayor of the municipality of Dogbo

These panels were followed by the blessing of a mayor (Magloire AGOSSOU, Mayor of the commune of Dogbo) and a former officiating minister (the Former Minister of Agriculture, Professor SOGBOSSI Michel) by the National Leader couple, the Reverend and Mrs ALLOGNON. At the end of the program, the two personalities whose couples were blessed were also distinguished as Ambassadors of Peace.

Note that two messages of gratitude and congratulations were given respectively by the Mayor of Dogbo and the Former Minister of Culture and Tourism, Professor Soumanou SEIBOU TOLEBA.

The entire program was enhanced by the fine performances of the artistic and cultural group Sun Hak.

The event was covered by Benin National Radio and Television

As well as 6 other press organs recognized by the Beninese State.

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