Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the Cameroon Public Health Emergency Operations Center (PHEOC)

Ambassador’s Remarks for the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the Cameroon Public Health Emergency Operations Center (PHEOC) H.E. Philémon Yang, Prime Minister of Cameroon; H.E. André Mama Fouda, Minister of Health; Members of the Government of Cameroon; WHO Representative and representatives of UN Agencies; Representatives of bilateral organizations; USG Interagency Team; I would like to start ...
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U.S. Government Grants $27 Million to Improve Cameroonian Primary School Children’s Nutrition and Literacy

U.S. Embassy Yaoundé Press Release U.S. Government Grants $27 Million to Improve Cameroonian Primary School Children’s Nutrition and Literacy Yaounde November 30, 2018. 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. ...
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A U.S. Embassy Delegation Led by Ambassador Barlerin Visits Ngaoundéré

On November 20, U.S. Ambassador Peter Henry Barlerin visited of the Association for the Care of Children in Difficulty (ASEED) Orphanage. ASEED Orphanage benefits from the assistance of a Peace Corps volunteer. Later in the afternoon, at the University of Ngaoundéré, Ambassador Barlerin delivered remarks to over 500 students and lecturers. He focused on the ...
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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Peter Henry Barlerin – Peace Corps Cameroon Swearing-in Ceremony

Salle des Fêtes Olympia – Foumbot Friday August 3, 2018 Representative of the Minister of Secondary Education, Governor of West Region, Senior Divisional Officer for the Noun, Divisional Officer for Foumbot Sub-Division, Mayor of Foumbot, Country Director for Peace Corps Cameroon. Dear Host Families, Dear Trainees, Traditional, Religious, and Administrative officials, Peace Corps Staff, Ladies ...
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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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Ambassador Barlerin’s Statement to the Press

Ambassador Barlerin’s Statement to the Press As Prepared for Delivery Following his Meeting with President Paul Biya The Unity Palace, Yaoundé, May 17, 2018 In addition to transmitting the best wishes of President Trump for Cameroon’s National Day, I discussed with President Biya a number of issues of common interest. First, the President agreed with ...
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Building Good Governance and Counterterrorism Capacity in the Far North Region of Cameroon

Opening Ceremony for the program Building Good Governance and Counterterrorism Capacity in the Far North Region of Cameroon As prepared for delivery Ecole Nationale d’Administration et de Magistrature Monday, May 14, 2018 Remarks by Ambassador Peter H. Barlerin Minister of State, Minister of Justice, Keeper of the Seals, (Mr Laurent ESSO) Minister of Public Service and ...
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Speech: Donation of Two C-208 CESSNAs

Friday, May 11th, 2018 Yaounde Air Base Excellence, Monsieur le Ministre délégué chargé de la défense, Joseph Beti Assomo ; Monsieur le chef d’état-major, le général de Corps d’armée, René Claude Meka ; Monsieur le chef d’état-major de l’armée de l’Air, le général de brigade Jean Calvin Momha ; Honorables dirigeants de la communauté militaire ...
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Ambassador Barlerin’s Remarks to YALI Mandela Washington Fellows Pre-Departure Orientation

Welcome everyone, to the U.S. Embassy.  Congratulations to each of you.  You are the fifth class of Mandela-Washington Fellows from Cameroon.  Let’s have a big round of applause. The fact that you are present here this afternoon is already an achievement.  This year, 1,271 motivated young Cameroonians completed their applications for the Mandela Washington Fellowship ...
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Ambassador Barlerin’s Remarks at Cameroon environmental challenges

Ambassador Barlerin’s Remarks at Cameroon environmental challenges: Water, forestry, and rangeland nexus symposium February 26, 2018 Yaoundé, Cameroon Minister of the Environment, the Protection of Nature, and Sustainable Development Pierre Hele Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Henri Eyebe Ayissi Minister of Energy and Water Resources Basile Atangana Kouna Minister of Housing and Urban Development Jean ...
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YALI Impact Symposium Highlights Youth Contribution in Promoting Peace

On February 17, 2018, close to 500 youths from all 10 regions of Cameroon gathered in the Conference Center in Yaounde for the second edition of the YALI Impact Symposium. Hosted by the Mandela Washington Fellows Association of Cameroon, the day-long event, focused on “Youth Engagement in Promoting Peace through Dialogue and Social Entrepreneurship.” In ...
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