Philippe Houinsou

Philippe Mensah Houinsou

West African Coordinator for World Peace Initiative Foundation


Philippe Mensah Houinsou is a young leader who plays a paramount role in consolidating peace in Africa. Indeed, He is a Resonant Leadership Advocate promoter of the Concept “Resonant Africa” which aims at building a new generation of effective leaders in Africa, especially the Resonant Leaders. He is a Mindfulness and Meditation Trainer, and the West African Coordinator for World Peace Initiative Foundation.

Philippe has a great impact on the ground ranging from local events to international conferences and workshops, and has helped thousands of young African leaders find their inner peace in several African countries including Benin, Niger, Mali, Gambia, Liberia, Guinea, and Mauritania, in fact, he nurtures the fundamental belief that peace and sustainable change can only start in our mind.

He has received in April 2016 from OMASSAPE (Organisation Mauritanienne d’Assistance, de Solidarité Sociale et d’Appui pour la Protection de l’Environnement) in Mauritania, an Award of Recognition for his great achievements in the field of peacebuilding in Africa. Philippe draws his daily strength from the preamble to the UNESCO Constitution: “Since wars begin in the minds of men, it is in the minds of men that the defenses of peace must be constructed.”