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Ambassador Visits Public Health Emergency Operations Center Construction Site

On July 4, Ambassador Barlerin visited the Public Health Emergency Operations Center construction site with the Minister of Health. The project, funded by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency, through the Global Health Security Agenda (implemented through USAID and CDC), will be completed this October. Once open, the facility will increase the Cameroonian government’s ability to ...
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Remarks for U.S. Independence Day Celebration

[As Delivered] Hilton Hotel, Yaounde, July 3, 2018 Excellence, Monsieur le ministre délégué auprès du ministre des relations extérieures chargé du monde islamique, M. Adoum Gargoum, Distingués membres du gouvernement de la République du Cameroun, Honorables membres du Parlement, Members of the Diplomatic Corps, Ladies and Gentlemen, Welcome to the 242nd anniversary celebration of our ...
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Opening Ceremony African Partner Outbreak Response Alliance (APORA)

Opening Ceremony African Partner Outbreak Response Alliance (APORA) June 18, 2018 Good Morning!  I first would like to thank our colleagues and friends representing Cameroon, including Monsieur le Secrétaire Général du Ministère de la Défense, for their gracious support in hosting this event. Additionally, I would like to welcome General Nzenze (ZEN-zee) and thank him ...
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PAO Encourages Cameroonian Journalists to Cover Elections Fairly and Accurately

Speaking to 30 journalists at a June 14 training workshop on media, peace, and elections organized by local nonprofit organization NewSETA and funded by the National Endowment for Democracy, Public Affairs Officer Lee McManis said “Media freedom, free expression, and the free flow of information are crucial in buttressing respect for human rights and a pluralistic democracy.  The ...
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Embassy-Sponsored Workshop Fosters Dialogue on Cultural Preservation and Religious Diversity

On June 2, 2018, the Foumban Cultural Center welcomed more than 100 students, educators and museum professionals for a daylong workshop on promoting cultural heritage to foster peace and encourage respect for religious diversity. Organized by Fondation Roi Njoya with funding from the U.S. Embassy, the workshop featured sessions led by Professor Konrad Tuchscherer from ...
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