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Speech by President Paul Biya at the 72nd United Nations General Assembly, 2017

Speech by President Paul Biya at the 72nd United Nations General Assembly, 2017

72ND SESSION OF THE UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY (New York, 13 September – 24 December 2017) General Debate Theme: Focusing on People: Striving for Peace and a Decent Life for All on a Sustainable Planet. STATEMENT BY H.E. PAUL BIYA, PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF CAMEROON Mr. President, Heads of State and Government, The Secretary-General […]

Discours de S.E. Paul BIYA à la tribune des Nations Unies, le 22 septembre 2017

Discours de S.E. Paul BIYA à la tribune des Nations Unies, le 22 septembre 2017

72EME SESSION DE L’ASSEMBLEE GENERALE DES NATIONS UNIES (New York, 13 septembre – 24 décembre 2017) Débat général Thème : Priorité à l’être humain : paix et vie décente pour tous sur une planète préservée. ********** DECLARATION DE S.E.M. PAUL BIYA, PRESIDENT DE LA REPUBLIQUE DU CAMEROUN. Monsieur le Président, Mesdames et Messieurs les Chefs d’Etat […]

PRESS RELEASE: President Biya Orders Release of Detained Anglophone Leaders & Others

PRESS RELEASE: President Biya Orders Release of Detained Anglophone Leaders & Others

The President of the Republic, His Excellency Paul Biya, has ordered the discontinuance of proceedings pending before the Yaoundé Military Tribunal against Messrs. NKONGHO Felix AGBOR, FONTEM AFORTEKA’A NEBA, Paul AYAH ABINE and some other persons arrested in relation to the violence committed in recent months in the North-West and South-West Regions. This decision, which […]

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 […]

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