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Thursday, August 2, 2018

Crisis: Cameroon dispatched 295 gendarmes for peace keeping to Central African Republic

The training lasted two months. Period during which trainees benefited from United Nations-inspired lessons at the Awae Law Enforcement Training Center. According to the Cameroon Tribune of Thursday, August 2, 2018, the 295 personnel of the National Gendarmerie including four doctors have been built by their Cameroonian and American supervisors on various notions.

These included "knowledge of the United Nations system, topography, transmissions, tactics of intervention, protection of high officials, the maintenance and restoration of public order, control of the adversary , the training of commanders, among others, "we learn.

Closing the course on behalf of the Secretary of State to the Minister of Defense in charge of the National Gendarmerie, Brigadier General Elokobi Ndjock Daniel urged the trained personnel to put into practice the lessons learned.

He did not fail to warn them against any abuse that could damage their reputation and tarnish the image of Cameroon as well as the United Nations in the volatile context of the theater of Central African operations.

According to the newspaper, these personnel who will be deployed in two police units will take an active part in the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic. Their role will be to protect United Nations rights-of-way and personnel, maintain law and order while supporting local police units and protecting the people.

The United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Central Africa (MINUSCA) is a United Nations peacekeeping operation in the Central African Republic. It intervenes in the context of the war in Central Africa.