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November 23 2010

Preventative Peace in Cote d’Ivoire: just bifore the second round of the presidential election, the Community of Sant’Egidio sets up a number of initiatives for peace

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Meagui is a city in West Cote d?ivoire, a relevant region not only for coffee and cocoa production, also for being a crossroad for a number of different ethnic groups, moving from all over the country and from other countries in Western Africa to the area to work in the fields. Many tensione are arising due to political and ethnic frictions, linked to the presidential elections to be held in the country next week. To contrast them, the Community of Sant’Egidio organised the “Days for Peace”, between 12th and 14th November.

A seies of event to build an atmosphere of a pacific cohabitation: the first conference, headed “Non-violence in the School Environment” (“La Non violence dans le milieu scolaire“) was hosted by the college of Méagui.


 initiative, “Living together in an Peaceful Climate”, gathered representatives of religious communities (muslim, catholics and protestants), etnhic groups (baoulés ; bétés, burkinabè) and of civil society. Georges Adon, responsible of the Community of Sant'Egidio in Cote d’Ivoire invited all the leaders to commit to avoid violence in the next turn of the elections, on 28th November.

The successful initiative triggered great interest and the willing to organise a prayer for peace where all the religious communities will take part

October 13 2016

A delegation of the Community of Sant'Egidio meets the President of the Central African Republic Touadéra

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October 5 2016

5th October, World Teacher’s Day: All to school…of peace!

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September 23 2016

Texts and speeches of the closing ceremony of Thirst for Peace - Assisi 2016

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August 29 2016

Sant'Egidio in Nairobi to talk about peace, development and the right to care for all

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August 27 2016

Joy at the announcement of the peace agreement between the Government of Colombia and the FARC

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August 17 2016

Progress in the mediation for the end of the armed clashes in Mozambique. The country is thirsty for peace

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October 21 2016
Sette: Magazine del Corriere della Sera

Andrea Riccardi: La guerriglia colombiana ha perso la fede

October 11 2016
Agenzia SIR

Colombia: al via i colloqui di pace tra Governo e Eln. Sostegno da Chiesa e Sant’Egidio

October 8 2016

La pace con le Farc: il Nobel sulla fiducia al presidente Santos

October 8 2016
Corriere della Sera

Andrea Riccardi: Il consenso da ricostruire sugli accordi di pace in Colombia

October 7 2016

Accordo raggiunto a Sant'Egidio per pacificare le tribù nel Fezzan

October 7 2016
Vatican Insider

Sant’Egidio plaude al Nobel per Juan Manuel Santos

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January 18 2015

La Côte d’Ivoire va mettre fin à la peine de mort

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Libya: The humanitarian agreement for the region of Fezzan, signed at Sant'Egidio on June 16th 2016 (Arabic text)

Nuclear Disarmament Symposium on the 70 th anniversary of the atomic bomb. Hiroshima, August 6 2015

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Religioni e violenza

Francesco Mondadori

Hacer la paz

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