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CIC National Capital (Ottawa): Crises in Cameroon
October 3, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm EDTFree
The CIC National Capital Branch’s Africa Study Group is happy to announce its second event for 2019-20, a discussion of the several crises in Cameroon, their root causes and possible way out, with Chris Roberts of the University of Calgary and Maxime Jong, a political analyst from Douala.
Location: La Relance, 270, boul des Allumettières, Gatineau (entry by the rear door from the parking lot – which members can use – see directions below – there is a photo on google maps link). Free parking is available with La Relance’s parking and there is also nearby streets.
**This event will be in both English and French**
Chris Roberts teaches political science at the University of Calgary, specializing in African politics, security, and development, as well as Canadian foreign policy in Africa. He is also president of African Access Consulting (est. 1995). He was Western Canada-Vice President (2004-2009) of the Canadian Council on Africa. See his article on Cameroon:
Maxime Jong has degrees in management, strategy, international affairs from UQAM and Université de Montréal. He lives in Douala, where he supports efforts for inclusive dialogue to address the multifaceted crises affecting Cameroon. He was a strategic adviser to candidate Akere Muna during the 2018 presidential election.