Cameroon-Nigeria Mixed Commission holds its 33rd Meeting
In his capacity as Chairman of the Cameroon-Nigeria Mixed Commission, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), Mahamat Saleh ANNADIF, will chair on 19 and 20 November 2021 in Yaoundé, the 33rdOrdinary Session of the Cameroon-Nigeria Mixed Commission.
Deputy Prime Minister Amadou Ali and the Minister of Justice, Attorney General Abubakar Malami will respectively lead the delegations of Cameroon and Nigeria.
The objective of this33rd meeting will be to take stock of the progress made by the Sub-Commission on Demarcation. The meeting will also discuss points of disagreement on the delimitation of the border and the assistance to populations affected by the demarcation.
The Cameroon-Nigeria Mixed Commission was established by the Secretary-General of the United Nations on 15 November 2002, at the request of the Presidents of Nigeria and Cameroon, to facilitate the peaceful implementation of the decision of the International Court of Justice of 10 October 2002 on the border dispute between the two countries.
The press is cordially invited to cover:
- The official opening ceremony that will take place on Friday, 19 November 2021 at the Hilton Hotel, Yaoundé, at 10:00 am
- The official closing ceremony that will take place on Saturday, 20 November 2021 at the Hilton Hotel, Yaoundé, at 11:00 am.
- A press conference on Saturday, 20 November 2021, with the participation of:
- Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General, Mahamat Sahel ANNADIF
- Deputy Prime Minister of Cameroon, Amadou Ali
- Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Nigeria, Abubakar Malami