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Cameroonian Government Grants OPCW Director-General Very Warm Reception

Cameroonian Government Grants OPCW Director-General Very Warm Reception

The Government of Cameroon was out in full force to give the Director-General of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü a very warm reception. Ambassador Üzümcü was in Cameroon during an OPCW cooperation with the Cameroonian Government to host the just ended ‘Stakeholders Forum for States Parties in Africa […]

OPCW Director Speaks at International Relations Institute of Cameroon (IRIC)

OPCW Director Speaks at International Relations Institute of Cameroon (IRIC)

The Director-General of the OPCW Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü has spoken to students of the prestigious International Relations Institute of Cameroon (IRIC) during his recent visit to Cameroon.   Speaking under the theme: “The CWC, Implementation, and Considerations for Africa”; he praised Cameroon as one of the earliest countries on the continent to ratify the Convention […]

OPCW Chief Briefs Cameroonian Officials on OPCW’s Priority Activities in Africa

OPCW Chief Briefs Cameroonian Officials on OPCW’s Priority Activities in Africa

The Director-General of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü has briefed Cameroonian Officials about OPCW’s Priority Activities and Efforts in Africa during his recent visit to Cameroon from 12-13 September, 2017. Speaking during the Stakeholders Forum for States Parties in Africa on Adoption of national Implementing legislation related to […]

Program of OPCW Director General Amb. Ahmet Üzümcü’s Visit to Cameroon

Program of OPCW Director General Amb. Ahmet Üzümcü’s Visit to Cameroon

The Director-General of the Organisation for The Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü was in Cameroon from the 12th to 13th of September 2017. During his visit, he was received by the Prime Minister of Cameroon Philemon Yang and other senior Government officials. The Director General’s program was as follows: Tuesday, September 12, […]

ANNOUNCEMENT: Embassy to Close on Friday 1st Sept. for Muslim Feast Eid Al- Adha

ANNOUNCEMENT: Embassy to Close on Friday 1st Sept. for Muslim Feast Eid Al- Adha

Due to the celebration of the Muslim Feast of Eid Al- Adha (The Feast of Sacrifice), the Embassy will be closed on Friday 1st September 2017. The embassy will re-open its doors on Monday 4th September 2017. According to the Muslim doctrine, Eid al-Adha, also called the “Feast of Sacrifice”, is the second of two […]

ANNOUNCEMENT: Embassy to Close on Tues. 15 Aug for Assumption Day

ANNOUNCEMENT: Embassy to Close on Tues. 15 Aug for Assumption Day

Due to the celebration of Assumption Day on Tuesday 15 August 2017, marking the Assumption of Mary the mother of Jesus, the Embassy is closed from Monday 14 August to Tuesday 15 August 2017. The embassy will re-open its doors on Wednesday 16 August 2017. According to the belief of Christians of the Catholic Church, […]

Embassy to close for Muslim End of Ramadan Feast

Embassy to close for Muslim End of Ramadan Feast

The Embassy will close for the feast of Ramadan. Often abbreviated to Eid and popularly known in Cameroon as the Djoulde Soumae. The feast of Eid al-Fitr (Djoulde Soumae), is a Muslim holiday that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting. Eid is an Arabic word meaning “festivity”, while Fidr means […]

National Day Diplomatic Reception: News and Photos

National Day Diplomatic Reception: News and Photos

To commemorate Cameroon’s 45th National Day, the Cameroonian Ambassador to the Netherlands, Her Excellency Mrs. Odette Melono hosted a Diplomatic Reception on May 22, 2017, at the Mariott Hotel in the Hague. Guests included several international Diplomats representing Diplomatic missions in the Netherlands; Dutch business personalities and representatives of NGO’s trading with Cameroon; Dutch Government […]

H.E Melono Says Cameroonians are Brave Enough to Conquer their  Fears

H.E Melono Says Cameroonians are Brave Enough to Conquer their Fears

Cameroonian Ambassador to the Netherlands H.E Mrs. Odette Melono has said, Cameroonians are brave enough to conquer their fears. She also called on all Cameroonians to work together to seek a common ground in reference to the developments in both the North West and West regions of Cameroon. You have all heard the expression: “impossible […]

Invitation: Diaspora Forum (FODIAS) 2017 Yaoundé (26-30 June)

Invitation: Diaspora Forum (FODIAS) 2017 Yaoundé (26-30 June)

Diaspora members and partners in the Netherlands and Luxemburg interested in taking part in the Forum For the Diaspora (FODIAS) in Yaoundé, Cameroon from 26-30 JUNE 2017 should contact the Embassy as soon as possible. FODIAS is also interested in individuals or organizations who might be interested as partners for the forum through material support […]

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