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  • Public Affairs Officer Roberto Quiroz II welcomes Ben Fru Ndi, Council Member at the Bamenda Municipal Council, to the U.S. Embassy in Yaounde

    Cameroonian IVLP Alumni Return from USA

    On August 27, two Cameroonian professionals returned from a trip to the USA under the International Visitors Leadership Program (IVLP) sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. Ben Fru Ndi,Council Member at the Bamenda Municipal Council, and Napoleon Bamenjo Jaff, Director of RELUFA a civil society advocacy group.

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  • PAO Roberto Quiroz with  Pan Africa Youth Leadership Program Alumni

    U.S. Mission Welcomes Youth Program Alumni

    On August 26, the U.S. Embassy welcomed four students and a teacher mentor who just returned from their visit to the United States of America under the Pan Africa Youth Leadership Program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. The program took place from July 25 – August 15, 2015.

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  • Public Affairs Officer Roberto Quiroz II welcomes Youth Interfaith Dialogue participants to the U.S. Embassy on August 20, 2015.

    U.S. Mission Hosts Youth Interfaith Dialogue

    On August 20, over 30 young men and women leaders from various religious denominations and indigenous groups’ representatives from throughout Cameroon met at the U.S.

  • Access Cameroon Teachers Capacity Building Workshop

    Access Cameroon Teachers Capacity Building Workshop

    From August 4 – 6, the U.S. Embassy in Yaounde hosted a capacity building workshop for nineteen teachers and administrators involved in the implementation of the English Access Microscholarship Program in Cameroon.

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  • YES Coordinator Mr Francois Dongfack, Cultural Attaché Merlyn Schultz, YES 2014-2015 Alumni, Cultural Affairs Specialist Gladys Viban, and YES 2015-2016 participants.

    Cameroonian Teens: One Year Academic Exchange

    Pre-departure orientation session with eight Cameroonian students who will spend the entire academic year 2015-2016 in American high schools, and will live with different host families in Oregon, Ohio, Michigan, and other states.

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  • Ambassador Hoza welcomes American citizens to the U.S. Embassy. [USEYde Photo]
    Ambassador Michael S. Hoza Welcomes and Informs American Citizens Living in Cameroon

    On June 24, the United States Embassy in Yaounde held an American Citizen Services Town Hall meeting. The gathering was designed to discuss key issues pertinent to Cameroonian-Americans and Americans living in or visiting Cameroon. Some of the key issues discussed included: safety and security, doing business in the country, health precautions, visa and passport services. Ambassador Michael S. Hoza opened the town hall by saying “Thank you for all of your contributions to Cameroon.  Read more »

  • U.S. Ambassador Michael S. Hoza; United Kingdom (UK) High Commissioner, His Excellency Brian Olley; Ambassador of Japan, His Excellency Kunio Okamura... see full caption[USEYde Photo]
    Cameroon’s Partners Donate Blood for Soldiers

    On June 23, the U.S. Embassy in Yaounde welcomed over 50 guests who donated blood to the Yaounde Military Hospital in support of Cameroonian and Chadian soldiers wounded in action against Boko Haram in the far North Region. Donors included U.S. Ambassador Michael S. Hoza; United Kingdom (UK) High Commissioner, His Excellency Brian Olley...  Read more »

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    IITA and UCLA Partner on Congo Basin Institute

    On June 20, U.S. Ambassador to the Gabonese Republic and the Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe Cynthia H. Akuetteh, U.S. Embassy Yaounde Acting Deputy Chief of Mission Roberto Quiroz II, Congo Basin Forest Partnership Facilitator Matthew Cassetta, and Economic Policy Staff Officer Ameliah Croft - both assigned to the Department of State in Washington, D.C. - joined Cameroonian government, civil society, academic, and traditional leaders in a Congo Basin Initiative program held in Yaounde.   Read more »

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    Ambassador Hoza affirms USA Commitment to Congo Basin Conservation

    On Thursday, June 18 on the occasion of the 15th Congo Basin Forest Partnership (CBFP) Partners Meeting at the Palais de Congres, United States Ambassador to the Republic of Cameroon, Michael S. Hoza delivered remarks on Green Economies and Creating Conditions for Growth. The Congo Basin Forest Partnership was launched by United States Department of State, Secretary of State Colin Powell in 2002, at the World Summit on Sustainable Development.   Read more »

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    Visa Systems Issues

    All visa-issuing embassies and consulates are now back online. We are scheduling visa interviews and issuing nonimmigrant and immigrant visas. We issued more than 410,000 nonimmigrant visas from June 21 through June 29. Consular staff worked through the weekend to diminish our backlog, the bulk of which has now been cleared.   Read more »

  • Ambassador Michael S. Hoza addresses students on June 15, 2015. [USEYde Photo]
    Ambassador Visits IRIC

    On June 15, Ambassador Michael S. Hoza visited the University of Yaounde II International Relations Institute of Cameroon (IRIC), where he was welcomed by IRIC Director, Minister Plenipotentiary, Tabi Pierre; members of the faculty; and over 200 students. The Ambassador’s visit was in response to an invitation by the institution to discuss U.S. foreign policy priorities and its partnership with the Republic of Cameroon. The visit also included a questions and answers session with students.   Read more »

  • Minister of Health, His Excellency, André Mama Fouda, and Ambassador Michael S. Hoza arrive at the event on June 9, 2015. [USEYde Photo]
    Cameroon and USA Partner on Health

    On June 9, Ambassador Michael S. Hoza joined Minister of Public Health, His Excellency, André Mama Fouda, government, and health sector officials to close the regional Central African Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Program (CAFELTP) sponsored by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and to launch the national Cameroonian Field Epidemiology Training Program (CAFETP) sponsored by the American people through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) based in Atlanta, Georgia and and Department of Defense/DTRA. The event was held in Yaounde.   Read more »

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    Congo Basin Partners for Civil Society

    On June 17, Congo Basin Facilitator based at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C. Matthew Cassetta and U.S. Embassy Yaounde Cultural Affairs Officer Merlyn Schultz delivered speeches to civil society members on the margins of the Congo Basin Forest Partnership (CBFP) meeting at the Palais de Congres in Yaounde.   Read more »

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    U.S. Embassy Hosts Women’s Business Seminar

    On June 9, the U.S Embassy in Yaounde hosted a women’s entrepreneurship seminar led by U.S. Speaker Ms. Angelle Kwemo, who is a Cameroonian American entrepreneur. The program was attended by 50 women from microfinance institutions, faith-based associations, and U.S. government exchange program participants, including from the Africa Women’s Entrepreneurship Program (AWEP) and International Visitors Leadership Program (IVLP).   Read more »


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    The James Baldwin Information Resources Center has been renovated. Visit the Center to benefit from the new Multimedia Center,  a renewed book collection and lots of online resource. Read More.

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