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    USA Partners for Women’s Journalism, Press Freedom

    On February 13, the U.S. Embassy in Yaounde invited 25 female students of journalism and women journalists to a discussion on the theme “The pros and cons of being a woman in journalism.”

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    USA, UNHCR and Cameroon Partner for Refugees

    During a ceremony held at the Refugee Community Center in Yaounde on November 29, 2016, Ambassador Michael S. Hoza presented a symbolic check of 54 million CFA ($100,000 USD) to the President of the All Refugee Communities in Cameroon

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    Women Entrepreneurship Workshop at U.S Embassy

    the U.S Embassy in Yaounde organized a “Women Entrepreneurship Workshop” to celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) and Women Entrepreneurship Day (WED) 2016.

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    Ambassador Welcomes New P.C. Volunteers

    Ambassador Michael S. Hoza welcomed the newest Peace Corps volunteers who arrived to serve in Cameroon. He was joined at their swearing-n ceremony held in Babajou, West Region by Government of the Republic of Cameroon officials...

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  • Ambassador Michael S. Hoza with community members at the American Corner in Garoua on November 3, 2016.

    Ambassador Visits Garoua

    Ambassador Michael S. Hoza and his team visited Garoua to meet with local and traditional leaders, and a special program with community members at the American Corner in that city.

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    Diplomats Donate Blood for Accident Victims

    On October 23 and 24, 2016, Ambassador Michael S. Hoza and Medical Attaché Diana M. Vandermast welcomed to the U.S. Embassy in Yaounde the Ambassadors and High Commisioners of Canada, France, Japan, Israel, Italy, and the United Nations, along with diplomats from those countries, the World Health Organization, World Bank, the U.S. Embassy, and Cameroonian medical professionals for a blood donation event for the victims of last Friday's train accident in Eseka.  Read more »

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    CRTV’s Ebune Conducts Interview on U.S. Elections

    Journalist Charles Ebune, host of CRTV’s “Globewatch,” conducted an interview with U.S. Embassy spokesperson and Public Affairs Officer Roberto Quiroz II on the process of the U.S. presidential elections.  Read more »

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    Cameroonian Young Leaders Visit USA

    On October 25 and 26, 2016, U.S. Embassy Yaounde welcomed three young leaders who either visited or are going to visit the United States of America under the International Visitors Leadership Program (IVLP). They were met by Public Affairs Officer Roberto Quiroz II, Cultural Affairs Officer Nitza Sola-Rotger, Cultural Affairs Specialist Gladys Viban, and Cultural Affairs Assistant Olivia Mukam.  Read more »

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    USA-Cameroon Partner for Nutrition and Education

    A U.S. Embassy outreach mission to Bamenda and Kumbo from October 18-20 included participation in a joyous inauguration ceremony at one site of the McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture held on October 19, 2016. The trip delegation was led by U.S. Embassy Commercial Chief Dr. Derrin Smith, Executive Media Assistant Mihaela Biliovschi-Smith, and Political Economic Section Specialist Camille J. Dickison.   Read more »

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    2016 International Coastal Cleanup Day: Access Students from Cameroon Answer the Call

    Participants in the English Access Microscholarship Program at the Douala American Language Center (ALC) conducted a “Coastal Cleanup Campaign” at the Douala Naval Base on Saturday, October 29, 2016. The activity was organized to mark the 2016 International Costal Cleanup Day.   Read more »

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    Kadji Sport Academy Sponsors Visit to USA

    On October 19, 2016, the U.S. Embassy in Yaounde welcomed Mr. Mbialeu Olliver Kadji, Supply Chain Manager for UCB/ Director of Marketing Communications at Kadji Sport Academy and a graduate of the University of Miami in the United States of America. He was joined by five students from the Kadji Sport Academy - one Nigerian and four Cameroonians - who will join him in a three week sports exchange visit to the United States next month.   Read more »

  • Deputy Chief of Mission Matthew Smith addresses "One Cameroon Initiative" program participants in Bamenda on September 28, 2016
    DCM Smith Joins “One Cameroon” YALI Program

    On September 28, 2016, Deputy Chief of Mission Matthew Smith joined Cameroonian Young African Leaders Initiative/Mandela Washington Fellows (YALI/MWF) and International Visitors Leadership Program (IVLP) alumni at the "One Cameroon Initiative" program.   Read more »

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    USA Awards Grants

    Ambassador Michael S. Hoza presided over a ceremony to announce the recipients of the Ambassador’s Special Self Help Program (SSH) and the Julia Taft Refugee Fund.  Read more »

  • Deputy Chief of Mission Matthew D. Smith, Peace Corps volunteer Rachel Chaikof, in Bamenda on September 27, 2016.
    DCM Smith Promotes USA Partnerships in Bamenda

    Deputy Chief of Mission Matthew Smith visited Bamenda from September 26 through 28, 2016, where he met Northwest Region Governor Lele Lafrique and joined Peace Corps volunteers and "Skillz Team" program moderators in a program to advance religious tolerance, the health of youth, women and girls through sports, education, and cross cultural communication.  Read more »

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    U.S. citizens residing in or visiting Cameroon are recommended to register with Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) in order to receive security messages and other important information in the event of an emergency.

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    Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Recent Increase of Criminal Incidents.

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  • New Multimedia Center [USEYde Photo]

    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.