"International Training Program on Civilian Peace Support Operations" program speakers & participants at IRIC in Yaounde on August 29, 2016."
Participants of the program from IRIC & other academic and international organizations brainstormed on judicious ethical but peaceful strategies to settle the dust in the air.
Mr. Quiroz in an electrifying opening speech affirmed Africa must reach breakthrough with the ingenuity, passion, enthusiasm, engagement and commitment of budding talents seeking peace, integrity and justice. "As President Obama has said, and Ambassador Michael S. Hoza has reiterated, this is Africa's century and Cameroon's moment to attain development through the immense talents and contributions of all youth. The United States is proud to partner with Cameroon, other African nations, the European Union, with Italy - represented here today by His Excellency Chargé d’ Affaires Giurdanella - and others around the world to promote peace and development."
Left to right: On August 29, Public Affairs Officer Roberto Quiroz II visited the International Relations Institute of Cameroon (IRIC) where he joined Professor Andrea de Guttry from the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna from Italy, keynote speaker and Chargé d’ Affaires for the Embassy of Italy Danilo Giurdanella, and Mr. Benedikt Madl from the High Commission of the European Union, at the opening ceremony of the "International Training Program on Civilian Peace Support Operations."
His Excellency Pierre Emmanuel Tabi highlighted Cameroon’s and IRIC’s commitment to participate in such engaging international peacekeeping missions driving at the absolute attainment of civilian peace. He gave a hundred percent support to the peace building and keeping operations, while yet promising to partner with other nations to achieve the goals of calm and tranquility for sustainable development.
The distinguished IRIC Professor Alain Didier Olinga delivers remarks at the "International Training Program on Civilian Peace Support Operations" held in Yaounde on August 29, 2016.
Chargé d’ Affaires for the Embassy of Italy Danilo Giurdanella in his keynote address attested to his nation’s commitment and track record in supporting peacekeeping efforts around the globe. Speaking further, he lauded Cameroon’s role in these operations. Mr. Benedikt Madl from the High Commission of the European Union on his part, also pinpointed the EU’s commitment to promoting peace, which to him like ~ John F. Kennedy does not rest in the charters and covenants alone; It lies in the hearts and minds of all people, who must not rest all hopes on parchment and/on paper, but strive hard to build the asset peace, a desire for peace, a willingness to work for peace in the hearts and minds of World citizens. For the problems of human destiny are not beyond the reach of human beings.
Public Affairs Officer Roberto Quiroz II delivers remarks at the "International Training Program on Civilian Peace Support Operations" held at IRIC in Yaounde on August 29, 2016.
Professor Andrea de Guttry discussing in an elaborate and enriching exchange with the intelligent audience reiterated "what men and women leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments, but what is woven into the lives of other women and men of future generations.
He seized the occasion to communicate on the ideal chances and opportunities scholars of his institution, the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, can benefit from. Lauding the prowess of the IRIC professor Dr. Melvin Ndiloseh who was one of the program’s organizers for her extraordinary academic achievements in Italy, he invited Cameroonian students to top their charts with the right choice.
Mr. Quiroz on his part saluted the merit of Dr. Ndiloseh , who to him is an examplary patriotic, engaged and devoted Cameroonian youth, the era should celebrate. "She is among a field of scholars who study abroad and return home to contribute to their nation’s development in all fields.”
Curtains of the program were drawn with a colourful reception of guests and program participants, shortly followed by interviews with the local media.
Mr. Benedikt Madl from the High Commission of the European Union delivers remarks at the "International Training Program on Civilian Peace Support Operations" held at IRIC in Yaounde on August 29, 2016.