Yaoundé, 18 August 2022 (TDI): Lejeune Mbella Mbella, the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Cameroon met with Matthias Zana Naab, the UN Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator in Cameroon.


The meeting aimed at evaluating the cooperation between Cameroon and the UN. Additionally, it also aimed to acknowledge the achievements of the partnership between Cameroon and the UN.

Matthias Zana Naab also used the opportunity to thank the government for their cooperation in achieving and implementing the set agenda.

United Nations in Cameroon

The United Nations is presently working on achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which are a global call to action.

They aims to end poverty and protect the earth’s environment and climate. Furthermore, they intend to ensure that people everywhere can enjoy peace and prosperity.

The Sustainable Development agenda is a comprehensive plan of action which also aims to strengthen peace around the world.

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To achieve these objectives, the United Nations in Cameroon supports the State of Cameroon, civil society organizations, private actors and development partners. It is ambitiously promoting activities conducive to the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals in Cameroon.

The United Nations in Cameroon is overseen by the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Cameroon, the designated representative of the Secretary-General for development operations.

UN led initiatives in Cameroon

The United Nations in Cameroon consists of 22 agencies, funds, and resident and non-resident programs. They are in partnership with the concerned public administrations.

Additionally, they are launched in collaboration with national implementing partners based on the United Nations Development Assistance Framework.

Cameroon currently has four joint programs in this regard. Firstly, the Joint Program on Food Security and the second on Revitalizing Economies by Young People and Women. Thirdly, there also exists a Joint Health and Nutrition Program. Lastly, there is a Joint Program on Resilience since 2018.