PROJECTS AND ACTIVITIES

COMMUNITY OUTREACH

PROMOTING OF FOOD SECURITY AND POVERTY REDUCTION IN THE FACE OF COVID 19

This is a one year project being implemented in IRFA Azaguie Cote d’Ivoire in partnership with MIIC (Movement International des Intellectuels Catholiques) Cote d’Ivoire.

Through this project, ICMICA is working to:

  • Improve the farming productivity and food security of 30 households in IRFA village.
  • Support environmental conservation by enhancing their resilience to climate change.
  • Improve their livelihood.

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SOLIDARITY IN THE FACE OF COVID 19: SUPPORT AND COMFORT FOR PARENTS OF THE HOSPITALIZED CHILDREN

MIIC (Mouvement International des Intellectuels et professionnels Catholiques) Pax Romana TOGO and the NGO VED (Voie éclairée des Enfants Démunis) show their solidarity with the children hospitalized in the pediatric department of the Sylvanus Olympio CHU in Lomé, Togo.

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NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL ACTIVITIES

MIIC-COTE D’IVOIRE AT THE CONGRESS OF THE CATHOLIC PROFESSIONALS OF COTE D’IVOIRE (ACC-CI)

For more than fifteen (15) years, the Association des Cadres Catholiques of Côte d’Ivoire (ACC-CI) has seen its activities suspended, by decision of the hierarchy of the Church, following conflicts of interest and skills of former leaders.

Aware of the important role of lay faithful in the Church (see Vatican Council II), the Fathers Bishops of Côte d’Ivoire, during their Plenary Assembly on January 22, 2017, invited the Catholic Cadres “to take or better to take back their place, not only in the proclamation of the gospel, where the call of God has placed them, but also in the decisions that impact the future of the nation ”.

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MCCP MADAGASCAR IN PREPARATION OF AUGUST CONGRESS

The weekend of January 31 to February 2, 2020, the leaders of MCCP Madagascar, composed of the presidents, vice-presidents and chaplains of each region as well as the members of the national office, met at the Sainte Thérèse d’Avila spiritual center in Itaosy Antananarivo, for the evaluation of the pastoral year 2019, but especially for the preparation of the national congress to be held in Fianarantsoa on August 20 to 23, a date that has already had approved by the Archbishop of Fianarantsoa Mgr Fulgence RABEMAHAFALY.

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10TH ANNIVERSARY OF MCC GABON JANUARY 2020

The Mouvement Chrétien des Cadres et Dirigeants du Gabon (MCC-G),  celebrated its 10th anniversary from January 10 to 12, 2020, at the Petit Séminaire Saint-Jean in Libreville. These days revolved around the theme: “The Christian Movements of Professionals in Africa, challenges and perspectives facing the challenges of the continent ”. The Bishop invited the members of the MCC to enter into the victory of Christ and to bring the victory of Christ wherever they are. Likewise, he exhorted the participants to bring the world of work into the victory of Christ.

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PAN AFRICAN ASSEMBLY OF ICMICA PAX ROMANA OCTOBER 2018 IN ABIDJAN COTE D’IVOIRE

From 15th to 18th October 2018, Pax Romana ICMICA Africa together with MIIC-Ivory Coast organized a special session to reflect on the theme: Catholic Professionals and the Call to Good Citizenship (Faithful Citizenship) in Africa Today.

The session brought together 74 Catholic Professionals from 17 countries. The aims of the special session were:

(a) to inspire a call to action for Catholic Professionals in Africa can take personal and collective responsibility aimed at making Africa a better place and

(b) to device mechanisms and strategies for cross-country and cross-regional collaboration of Catholic professionals in Africa.

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