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Closeout Ceremony of the Morbidity Management and Disability Prevention (MMDP) Project

Ambassador Barlerin’s speech Closeout Ceremony of the Morbidity Management and Disability Prevention (MMDP) Project (as prepared for delivery)

Your Excellency, Dr. Malachie Manaouda, Minister of Public Health,Honored Guests, It is an honor to be with you today. We’re here to talk about two neglected tropical diseases:  trachoma and lymphatic filariasis. People affected by neglected tropical diseases like these two often live in impoverished, hard-to-reach communities, where life is…

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Ambassador Barlerin encourages students to uphold ethical values

U.S. Embassy welcomed 50 members of the Ethics Club of the Government Bilingual High School Nkol-Eton, Yaounde

On April 17, 2019, the U.S. Embassy welcomed 50 members of the Ethics Club of the Government Bilingual High School Nkol-Eton, Yaounde, for a seminar on “Developing a Personal Code of Ethics.” Facilitated by YALI Regional Leadership Center alumni Nkemcha Martin Tiku and Etonde Eliot Nchang Ndeley, this hands-on session…

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    • Ambassador Barlerin Encourages Young Girls to Educate themselves
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Women History Month: Ambassador Barlerin Encourages Young Girls to Educate themselves

The pupils were excited to meet Ambassador Peter Henry Barlerin, who encouraged them to study hard

To commemorate Women’s History Month, Embassy Yaounde welcomed forty pupils from Groupe Scolaire Bilingue La Grace, for a “Drop Everything and Read” session. The pupils were excited to meet Ambassador Peter Henry Barlerin, who encouraged them to study hard. Education empowers people to make better choices and is important for…

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American Pavilion at PROMOTE 2019 Looks to Boost U.S. - Cameroon Trade

The pavilion will feature 20 U.S. companies and organizations that are working to make mutual progress in increasing trade and investment between Cameroon and the United States

The U.S. Embassy in Yaoundé announces its upcoming February 16-24 pavilion at Cameroon’s PROMOTE 2019 trade fair. The theme of the U.S. pavilion is “Real Partnerships, Mutual Progress,” and highlights U.S. companies’ lasting business partnerships withCameroon. The pavilion will feature 20 U.S. companies and organizations that are working to make mutual progress in…

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Kick4Peace – Promoting Tolerance among Youth through Football

The U.S. Embassy partnered with El-Zoe Foundation and the Government of Cameroon to organize a football clinic for youth in Banyo, from February 8 to 11, 2019. The program included presentations and discussions on topical issues such as tolerance, fair-play, teamwork, and the importance of education. Participants were also equipped…

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    • Cultural Affairs Officer Will Romine discusses with Dr. Babette Koultchoumi before her departure to the U.S. [USEYde Photo]
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Cameroonian Scholar Takes Part in a Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) Program in the US

During a pre-departure meeting at the Embassy, Dr. Koultchoumi expressed her desire to learn new trends that creatively help to address some underlying conditions that lead to extremism

From January 28 to February 15, 2019, Dr. Babette Koultchoumi, anthropologist and lecturer at the University of Maroua, will join experts from 11 African countries for an International Visitor Leadership Program in the United States on the theme of “Countering Violent Extremism: Community Strategies.”  This program will examine community-based efforts…

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Bafoussam Hosts the First English Access Microscholarship Program Graduation

This is a two-year U.S. Embassy-sponsored program that helps young Cameroonians to improve their English language skills

Forty Access students, along with their families, teachers, and local authorities, celebrated their graduation from the English Access Microscholarship Program. This is a two-year U.S. Embassy-sponsored program that helps young Cameroonians to improve their English language skills. Embassy Cultural Affairs Officer Will Romine congratulated students on their effort and commitment…

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U.S. Government Grants $27 Million to Improve Cameroonian Primary School Children’s Nutrition and Literacy

The 2018 grant comes three months after the close of a $12-million 2015 USDA award, which benefited approximately 57, 000 individuals in Bui Division in the Northwest Region, including 22,000 school age children

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded Cameroon a grant of $27 million (approximately 14 billion CFA) for a nutrition and literacy program targeting primary schools in four regions of the country.  Over five years, the McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition program will benefit more than 200,000…

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New Job Electronic Application Management System

The entire application process will be done online, using the Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA) powered by Monster.com

The U.S. Mission to Cameroon is pleased to introduce a new electronic application management system which will be used to hire new employees of the Mission. Effective November 14, 2018, the Mission will no longer accept paper or email applications.  The entire application process will be done online, using the…