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U.S. commitment to Cameroon remains strong despite change in African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) status

The President can reinstate Cameroon as a beneficiary of AGOA when it again meets the criteria

Today, President Donald Trump notified the Government of the Republic of Cameroon of his intent to terminate Cameroon’s trade benefits under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) as of January 1, 2020.  Under U.S. law, countries receiving AGOA benefits are subject to regular reviews to assess criteria set out…

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Ambassador Awards Grants to Help Local Communities

This initiative complements much larger-scale U.S. health and humanitarian assistance to Cameroon

On Thursday October 17, 2019 , the U.S. Embassy awarded over 42 million FCFA to seven Cameroonian organizations working for the development, health, and prosperity of their communities.  Ambassador Peter Barlerin announced the recipients at a ceremony at the embassy, as one example of the commitment of the United States…

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U.S. Embassy Yaounde Auction Sale

The public is invited to view auction items and register on Thursday, October 17, and Friday, October 18, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m

On Saturday, October 19, 2019, U.S. Embassy Yaoundé will be holding a live auction sale of used office and household furniture, equipment, and appliances. The auction will take place on the grounds of the U.S. Embassy starting at 8:00 a.m. The public is invited to view auction items and register…

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Media Publishers Called to be Good Managers

Deputy Chief of Mission Vernelle Fitzpatrick encouraged participants to apply what they had learned

Keeping media outlets alive and profitable is a pressing issue for publishers, managers, and journalists in Cameroon.  Responding to this issue in light of the importance of a strong and independent press for a healthy society, the U.S. Embassy recently sent 10 media professionals to the United States for in-depth…

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General Refurbishments and Repairs

The US Embassy is seeking the services of a qualified vendor to provide the below services

Product/service required: Painting, cleaning and Refurbishment at the CDC Office The US Embassy is seeking the services of a qualified vendor to provide the below services; Clean and deodorize Rooms 103 – 122 and surrounding offices, repair 8 square meters of a damaged wall (Room 110), and paint various sections…

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Preventive Maintenance Services – Waste Water System

Request for Quotations (RFQ) for preventive maintenance services for the sanitary sewer collection system and the waste water treatment system

By Monica Barreto, Contracting Officer Subject: Request for Quotations Number 19CM8019Q0025 Enclosed (24MB) is a Request for Quotations (RFQ) for preventive maintenance services for the sanitary sewer collection system and the waste water treatment system.  If you would like to submit a quotation, follow the instructions in Section 4 of…

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Product/service required: Translation services

The US Embassy is seeking the services of a qualified and experienced contractor to provide translation services

Detailed Description: The US Embassy is seeking the services of a qualified and experienced contractor to provide translation services. This contract requires the support of a professional translator to translate various training documents and Power point slides containing approximately 46,552 words from English to French. The successful contractor shall complete…

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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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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…