News & Events

Ceremony for the Completion of Colloquium of Maritime Security for the Gulf of Guinea

Speech by the Ambassador Peter Henry Barlerin  Ceremony for the Completion of Colloquium of Maritime Security for the Gulf of Guinea (1200) Thursday 7 March 2019 Hilton Hotel, Yaoundé, Cameroon Senior Leaders in Attendance (TBD) Honorable Leaders of the Military Community and Guests; Mesdames et messieurs, C’est un honneur pour moi d’être ici aujourd’hui pour ...
Read More»

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

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 the personal, social and economic ...
Read More»

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

PRESS RELEASE   American Pavilion at PROMOTE 2019 Looks to Boost U.S.-Cameroon Trade United States Embassy, Yaounde February 18, 2019. 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. ...
Read More»

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 with skills to avoid kidnapping ...
Read More»

Movie Program Highlights the Importance of Civic Engagement

To commemorate the 2019 Black History Month, the Public Affairs Section screened the movie “SELMA”. The movie that chronicles Dr. Martin King Jr.’s campaign to secure equal rights for African- American citizens paved the way for discussions on civil rights, the African- American heritage and the right to vote. The audience of university students examined ...
Read More»