Overcoming blanket immunity in national constitutions: Cameroon and the principle of universal jurisdiction Author: Eric NGONJI NJUNGWE Originally Published at Peace and Conflict Monitor on: 12/05/2008 Category: Analysis II 1. Introduction The adoption by the United Nations (UN) General Assembly of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) on 10
Sleeping on a bed of oil and divorced to multiple colonial powers, Paul Biya, the dictator of 25 years and counting, is one of only a few Cameroon worries. Needless to say, the country has plenty of the right ingredients for mayhem.
Celebrating 44 Years of Cameroon’s Unification: Has it Succeeded? Author: Elie Smith Originally Published at Peace and Conflict Monitor on: 06/07/2007 Category: Special Report Cameroon is a West African state, as far as English-speaking Cameroonians are concern, but to their French-speaking counterparts, their country is located in the centre of
New Anti-corruption Drive Leaves Many Sceptical Author: IRIN Originally Published at Peace and Conflict Monitor on: 06/07/2007 Category: Comment The Cameroon government has launched a nationwide campaign to wipe out corruption, but citizens and diplomats are watching with a dubious eye this latest of several endeavours. President Paul Biya’s government
cameroon Author: Mbapndah Ajong Laurean Originally Published at Peace and Conflict Monitor on: 05/02/2006 Category: Special Report Click here for the full article in PDF format To those who thought that the October 11, 2004 presidential elections in Cameroon were an opportunity to show the rest of the world that
Camaroon is a nation of great promise for peace and stability. As Golda Keng explains, this promise is threatened by inequalities and ethnic tensions, many of which are rooted in the country's colonial history.
Tazoacha Francis argues for participatory environmental governance in Camaroon, using the conflict between indigenous groups, the government, and international environmental NGOs as a case in point. By involving all stakeholders in an environmental governance process that respects the equal rights of all, then sustainible development will be possible in Ndian
For centuries the problem of food insecurity in Cameroon has been considered the woman’s problem to resolve. Men have failed to understand that they too play a crucial role in improving household and community food security because they are in control of all assets. It is therefore important to sensitize
Wetlands are an often misunderstood and underappreciated part of the ecological life support system upon which our economies and societies depend. In this article, Tazoacha Francis discusses the importance of managing Camaroon's wetland resources wisely through raising public awareness and addressing issues of conflict and poverty.
George Ngwane reviews the context and outcomes of the AFRICAphonie Citizen Peace Building capacity project in the disputed Bakassi Peninsula in Cameroon. This project followed a Track II approach, building networks of individuals to complement official diplomatic efforts. This report discusses the background of the project, outlines several ongoing challenges