Cameroon ARBITRATION

Tricolor shield before two crossed fasces. Its center is an inverted red kite shape covered with a purple outline of Cameroon below a gold star, with the scales of justice superimposed. Its left is green and its right is gold. Banners with fine print are above and below. Cameroon Arbitration

Cameroon is a contracting state to the ICSID Convention:

  • Signature: 23 September 1965
  • Deposit of Ratification: 3 January 1967
  • Entry into Force: 2 February 1967
  • Pursuant to Article 54(2) of the ICSID Convention, Cameroon has designated “Cour Suprême (Chambre Administrative)” as competent for the recognition and enforcement of ICSID awards.
  • Pursuant to Article 69 of the ICSID Convention, Cameroon enacted Loi No. 66/LF/13 du 30 août 1966 autorisant le Président de la République Fédérale à ratifier la Convention pour le règlement des différends relatifs aux investissements entre Etats et ressortissants d’autres Etats (Off. Gaz. Sept. 1, 1966, p. 93); Décret No. 66/DF/454 du 30 août 1966 portant ratification de la Convention pour le règlement des différends relatifs aux investissements entre Etats et ressortissants d’autres Etats (Off. Gaz. December 1, 1966, p. 1250); Loi 75-18 du 8 décembre 1975 relative à la reconnaissance des sentences arbitrales (Off. Gaz. 6, Suppl., December 15, 1975, p. 234) to make the Convention effective in their jurisdiction.
  • Pursuant to Article 13(1) of the ICSID Convention Cameroon has made the following panel designations effective until 8 September 2014:
    - Dr. Edmond Claude FOUMANE ZE: Head, Section of Studies and Regulation, Legal Department, Ministry of Finance
    - Mr. Jean NGASSU TCHEUGO: Assistant, Section of Studies and Regulation, Legal Department, Ministry of Finance
    - Ms. Marie-Andrée NGWE (French Nationality): Avocat au barreau du Cameroun
    - Mr. Aloysus SAMA: Avocat au barreau du Cameroun
    - Mrs. Lucy AYUCK NKONGHO: Magistrat
    - Mr. Amadou DJALIGUE: Deputy-Director, Criminal Division, Ministry of Justice
    - Dr. Gaston KENFACK DOUAJNI: Deputy Director, Civil, Commercial, Labor, and Customary Legislation, Ministry of Justice; President, Association for Promotion of Arbitration in Africa (APAA)
    - Ms. Solange Fidèle NGONO: Head, Litigation Division, Legal Department, Ministry of Finance

Cameroon is a contracting state to the New York Convention:

  • Date of Accession: 19 February 1988
  • Entry into Force: 19 May 1988

Cameroon is a Contracting State to both the 1899 & 1907 Convention for the Pacific Settlement of International Disputes:  

  • 1899 Entry into Force: 1 August 1961
  • 1907 Entry into Force: 1 August 1961

 Cameroon is a United Nations Member State:

  • Date of Admission: 20 September 1960

Official State Name: Republic of Cameroon - République du Cameroun

 

Official Languages: French, English (De Facto)

Capital: Yaoundé

Largest City: Douala

Currency: Central African CFA franc (XAF)

Time Zone: WAT (UTC+1)

International Calling Code: +237

Internet TLD: .cm

Location of Cameroon within the African Union.

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