Empowering Youth Association leaders on promoting transparent elections - North

The MDAO session for the North Region took place at the American Corner Garoua on January 26th, 2019. It brought together fifty-one (51) young leaders from thirty (30) (civil society, political and religious) organizations from Garoua and neighbouring towns.

It was facilitated: Betseto Bobeto Bertrand (Team Leader, MWF Alumnus), Harouna Ahmadou Saliou Yerima (IVLP Alumnus), Kapche Vanessa Linda (YALI/RLC Alumna) and Alfa Abdel-Aziz (Regional President of the Cameroon National Youth Council and UNESCO Peace Ambassador for Peace).

Four presentations on; the MDAO and USG Exchange Programs, the effective participation of youths as citizens, knowing the electoral process and getting the most from your vote. These presentations exposed participants to the USG programs, enhanced their knowledge on citizenship and good governance, presented the legal framework of the vote in Cameroon, and discussions on voter rights and responsibilities.