Cameroonian Alumnus Hosts Information Session

On August 18, 2016, the U.S. Embassy in Yaounde welcomed 25 youth who participated in a youth exchange program led by Pan Africa Youth Leadership Program (PAYLP) alumnus Nsoh Nde Fofang.  The Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) program event was held at the James Baldwin Information Resource Center (IRC) and was titled “Learning to ...
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U.S. Embassy Welcomes Star Media House CEO

On June 16, Public Affairs Officer Roberto Quiroz II welcomed to the U.S. Embassy in Yaounde Chief Foanyi Nkemayang Paul, who is CEO of Star Media House, Vice President of the Commonwealth Journalists Association for Africa, and an alumnus of the Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) in 2005 on investigative journalism. See ...
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U.S. Embassy Members with IRIC Students

On May 10 and 11, 2016, the U.S. Embassy in Yaounde welcomed students from the International Marketing and Regional Integration programs of the International Relations institute of Cameroon (IRIC) to the James Baldwin Information Resource Center (IRC). The students, most of whom were visiting the U.S. Embassy for the first time, wanted to acquaint themselves ...
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U.S. Embassy Welcomes IRIC Students

On April 21, 2016, the U.S. Embassy in Yaounde welcomed 15 students from the International Marketing and Regional Integration programs of the International Relations institute of Cameroon (IRIC) to the James Baldwin Information Resource Center (IRC). The students, most of whom were visiting the U.S. Embassy for the first time, wanted to acquaint themselves with ...
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U.S. Embassy Welcomes Journalists

On April 12, The U.S. Embassy in Yaounde welcomed 20 Cameroonian journalists and journalism students for a screening of the 2008 film “The Paper,” directed by Aaron Mathews and provided by the Department of State’s Africa Regional Services (ARS) office in Paris.   “From plummeting circulation to ‘infotainment,’ THE PAPER goes inside the newsroom to reveal ...
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USA-Cameroon Partner for Children

On February 18, 2016, U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Officer Roberto Quiroz II joined Garoua Air Base Commander Colonel Bartholeme Tsilla, U.S. Army Captain Patrick Casserleigh, and U.S. military members in a school visit in Garoua.  They were welcomed by over 500 children, parents, teachers, and the school principal for a ceremony to transfer books and ...
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U.S. Embassy Welcomes IRIC

On February 3, 2016, thirty-three students in Communications and International Humanitarian Public Action from the International Relations Institute of Cameroon (IRIC), visited the U.S Embassy in Yaounde. The delegation was headed by course coordinator Dr. Armand Elono. See Facebook album of visit: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10156479960735716.1073742159.312546460715&type=3&uploaded=15 . Welcoming the students, Acting Deputy Chief of Mission, Mr. Roberto Quiroz II ...
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Mission Promotes MLK Legacy at Fustel

On January 21, Public Affairs Officer Roberto Quiroz II visited the Lycée Fustel De Coulanges Yaoundé to speak on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy and impact promoting civil rights in the United States of America.  He was welcomed by the principal, Head of the English Language Department Mr. Serge Denans and English as a ...
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Film Program Promotes Civic Responsibility

On January 13, 2016, thirty students from the Government Bilingual High School Etoug-Ebe visited the James Baldwin Information Resource Center (IRC) at the U.S Embassy in Yaoundé for a film screening of the award winning South African film “Sarafina” promote awareness on civic education and responsibilities. Welcoming the students, IRC Director Mathias Tientcheu asked the ...
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Connecting with Youth in Foumban

On January 8, Public Affairs Officer Roberto Quiroz II held impromptu discussions with youth during his visit to Foumban in Cameroon’s West Region.  The young people discussed their aspirations to support Cameroon attain the goals of “Vision 2035” through expanded access to education and employment. Several observed that the bustling business activities in their city ...
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U.S. Embassy Welcomes Students for Movie Program

On December 16, the U.S. Embassy welcomed 53 students and teachers from Lycée Général Leclerc secondary school for a “Hollywood in Yaounde” film screening program at the James Baldwin Information Resource Center (IRC).  The feature was the 1990 Christmas holiday film “Home Alone” starring Macaulay Culkin and directed by John Hughes.  The movie was selected ...
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Douala Students Graduate from English Access Program

On December 9, Stuart Wilson, Principal Officer of the U.S. Embassy Branch Office in Douala, presided at the graduation ceremony of 40 students who completed a fully-funded two-year intensive English language course at the American Language Center in Douala, under the English Access Microscholarship Program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. In her opening ...
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USA, Republic of Korea, and Cameroon Partnership for Health

On November 16, the U.S. Embassy in Yaounde welcomed Deputy Representative of the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) Cameroon Office Mr. Dae-Young Noh, Ms. Yewon Sung, and Raoul Bersha.  They were met by Public Affairs Officer Roberto Quiroz II and Medical Attaché James C. Fulton. Mr. Dae-Young Noh noted that “KOICA contributes to addressing global ...
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U.S. Embassy and YALI Alumnus Visit Monatélé

On October 28, U.S. Embassy Yaounde Public Affairs Officer Roberto Quiroz II, Young African Leaders Initiative/Mandela Washington Fellow (YALI/MWF) Charles Wandji, and Information Resource Center Assistant Mabel Foncham-Chingang visited the Lycee de Monatele in Lekie Division of the Center Region to donate over 100 Nouveaux Horizons books and to promote youth outreach and leadership encouragement ...
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Youth Win Embassy Prizes in Radio Program

On October 27, Cultural Affairs Officer Merlyn Schultz and Vice Consul Connor O’Steen welcomed to the U.S. Embassy in Yaounde four young Cameroonians who participated in an on air quiz on the background of President Barack Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative/Mandela Washington Fellows Program (YALI/MWF). The youth were Marc Alain Gangoue, Jorel Freedy Nkamy Njiang, ...
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Muslim TV Interviews Cultural Attaché and YALI Alumnus

On October 13, 2015, the U.S. Embassy Yaounde Cultural Affairs Officer Merlyn Schultz and Calvin Soh, 2015 Young African Leaders Initiative/Mandela Washington Fellows (YALI/MWF) alumnus, conducted an interview with Muslim TV to announce that the applications for the YALI program are now open.  Mr. Soh said: “We encourage Cameroonians from all faiths, backgrounds and regions ...
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USA and Limbe Celebrate Int’l Day of the Girl

On October 8, U.S. Embassy Douala Principal Officer Stuart Wilson visited Saker Baptist College in Limbe to celebrate the International Day of the Girl with community members and students.  Addressing the school’s 903 female students, Mr. Wilson underscored the United States’ priority for all citizens to promote women’s rights in order to successfully enhance development ...
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The U.S. Embassy Hosts a Youth Leadership Seminar

On September 2, 2015, the U.S. Embassy welcomed twenty youth leaders from the Jeunesse Active Protestante et Evangélique for a session on leadership. In his remarks, Public Affairs Officer Roberto Quiroz II congratulated the young leaders for accepting responsibility in working towards a brighter future for Cameroon.  “Leaders in all sectors, from companies to city ...
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Fourth of July Reception

Your Excellency, Vice Prime Minister Amadou Ali; Your Excellency, Minister of External Relations Moukoko Mbonjo; Your Excellencies, Members of Government; Your Excellencies, Ambassadors, High Commissioners, Heads of International Organizations, and other members of the diplomatic corps; Distinguished guests and friends from all sectors, the media, arts, academia, the private sector, and alumni; Ladies and gentlemen; ...
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Stream 5 Opening on Green Economies and Creating Conditions for Growth – 15th Congo Basin Forest Partnership Meeting of Partners

Good morning ladies and gentlemen. Distinguished guests from the Government of the Republic of Cameroon, whose commitment to environmental protection and sustainable economic growth is crucial for sustainable development in Central Africa. Members of the international community, governments from the region, private industry, members of civil society and non-governmental organizations. Members of the media present ...
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U.S. Official Promotes Vocational Training on CRTV

On May 18, Cameroon Radio and Television (CRTV) welcomed U.S. Embassy and Cameroon Ministry of Basic Education officials to its “Monday Show” evening program.  They were interviewed by Ms. Rose Epie Mbolle.  Regional Facilities Manager Mr. Kevin Mallek and Lead Inspector of Pedagogy Dr. Michael Nkwenti responded to questions from Ms. Mbolle on the importance ...
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“Morning Safari” CRTV Program Welcomes U.S. Embassy Officials

On May 13, 2015, Cameroon Radio and Television (CRTV) welcomed two U.S. Embassy officials to its “Morning Safari” early morning program. They were interviewed by program hostesses Olivia Tumanjong, Welisane Mokwe Nkeng, and Tabe Ebhanga Enonchong. Public Affairs Officer Roberto Quiroz II and Assistant Regional Security Officer Nick Castellano responded to questions from the radio ...
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Cameroonian Journalist to Visit USA

On April 23, the U.S. Embassy in Yaoundé welcomed Ms. Patience Embele Fominyen from Radio Health International prior to her visit to the United States of America under the International Visitors Leadership Program (IVLP).  Her program is titled “Improving Health and Nutrition” and will be held in Washington, D.C.; New York City; New Orleans, Louisiana; ...
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Techwomen Alumni Host Symposium

On March 10, alumni from the 2014 TechWomen exchange program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State welcomed 80 women and girls interested in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields in a workshop as part of activities to commemorate Women’s History Month 2015. During this symposium, participants shared their experiences in the United ...
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Cameroonian Youth Earn English Access Scholarships

On March 25, 2015, the U.S. Embassy launched the second group of English Access Microscholarship Programs at the American Language Center (ALC) in Douala.  Mr. John Taylor, Director of the U.S. Embassy Branch Office in Douala, awarded scholarships to forty students selected for the program, which is sponsored by a $50,000 USD (over 30 million ...
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U.S. Official Visits University of Yaounde II

On February 28, visiting U.S. official Ms. Tijen Aybar visited the University of Yaounde II, where she met with over 75 students to discuss American foreign policy priorities to promote the empowerment of youth, women and girls. Ms. Aybar serves as Public Diplomacy Country Affairs Officer for Central Africa at the U.S. Department of State ...
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Cameroon Welcomes Regional English Language Officer

U.S. Embassy Yaoundé welcomed Regional English Language Officer (RELO) Scott Chiverton for a series of programs from February 16 through 22, 2015. Mr. Chiverton is based out of the U.S. Embassy in Dar es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania, and oversees English teaching programs in 16 African countries, including Cameroon.  During his visit, he has ...
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State & USAID Visitors Partner with Cameroonians

Mr. Stevie Hamilton (center), U.S. Department of State official from the Office of the Undersecretary of State for Public Diplomacy in Washington, D.C.; and Garrett Searle (fourth from left) from the USAID West Africa office based in Accra, Ghana;  visited Cameroon from February 1 through 6 where they met with Government of the Republic of ...
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The U.S. Embassy partners with Washington Mandela Fellows

On January 28, 2015, the U.S. Embassy joined Mandela Washington Fellows in a program, for 500 students at Government Bilingual High School (GBHS) Nkambe, to end violence against women. The program brought together hundreds of students from Form-One to Upper-Sixth of GBHS Nkambe, to connect with Mandela Washington Fellows, in a discussion on gender based ...
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Techwomen Cameroon Alumni Return from USA

On January 21, the U.S. Embassy in Yaoundé received the distinguished visit of five participants from the TechWomen program sponsored by the American people through the U.S. Department of State following their six-week visit to the United States. They included Mekuate Tayou Christelle Carine, Kapseu Marthe-Beatrice, Danedjo Fouba Dorothee, Germaine Erocknfor, and Sophie Ngassa, who ...
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Media Interview Highlights U.S. Immigration

On January 15, Public Affairs Officer Roberto Quiroz II conducted an interview with Mr. Aboudi Ottou from major Cameroonian newspaper “Integration” to discuss President Barack Obama’s executive action last November to address the status of approximately four million undocumented immigrants. The interview was held at the U.S. Embassy in Yaoundé. Mr. Quiroz underscored the United ...
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