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Integrated Youth Empowerment Center (IYEC)
Carr street Newtown Beside Ecowest first floor Carr building
LIMBE PO Box 957
Phone: (00237) 677914091/ 675866283
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IYEC Cameroon is an organization in Cameroon with its headquarters in Limbe. This organization has an 11 years experience in developmental projects, peace-building and human right programs. IYEC was founded in November 2003 and was authorized by the Government of Cameroon in December 2009 with registration No SCN/GP/038/09/6573. IYEC has been granted United Nations accreditation (special consultative status with ECOSOC). IYEC stems from the vision of the founder and executive Director Tabemonso Elsie Bessem and has been shaped overtime with invaluable insights and efforts from Human right expert, Conflict and peace building expert, Gender expert, logistics manager, operation managers, community relay agents, project managers, agronomist and experts in many other fields from all over the world. Over the past 11 years, IYEC cameroon has provided assistance in peace-building, human rights promotion and protection, community development, healthcare, hygiene and sanitation, gender empowerment and wealth creation. We look forward to leveraging our experience and networks to create much more relevant and impactful change in our communities. Integrated Youth Empowerment Center (IYEC Cameroon) collaborates with Cameroon National Youth Council (CNYC) south west region, to mobilize youth, fight against unemployment, create awareness on job opportunities, promote healthcare, train youth on peace-building, human rights promotion and protection, youth civic engagement and good governance. These are done in partnership with the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Civic Education. Worthy of note is the fact that the Executive Director of IYEC is the Secretary General of CNYC in Fako division. IYEC is also a member of the Cameroon network of human rights organizations (CNHRO-RECOH) and National Engagement Strategy on Land Governance (NES). IYEC is guided by its core values, which account for its unique success such as reliability, responsiveness, accountability, competence, transparency, peace and security.

Partners of IYEC Cameroon are US Embassy Cameroon, British high commision Cameroon, South west regional fund for health promotion, National commission on human rights and freedom, African Development Association (ADA), Association of collective peace in Sri lanka, Global forum for the defence of human rights, Association for the protection of women and children rights.

Mr Mohanry Mariyatas is IYEC Cameroon Main representative to the UN Office Geneva where he carries out actions in relation to UN mechanisms with three other additional representatives in the different meeting sessions.