THE PROGRAM2019-02-27T21:55:11+00:00

Application Timeline

February 10, 2019 | Application Closes

February 13, 2019 | Shortlisted candidates notified

February 15, 2019 | Emerging Leaders Announced

March 4-6, 2019 | Emerging Leaders program in Yaounde

Tentative Program Schedule

07:00 – 08:00              Continental Breakfast & Registration

08:00                           Buses depart for Conference Hall, Muna Foundation

  724 Rue de Narvick, Yaounde

08:30 – 09:00              Welcome Remarks

  Mrs. Jeannette Mbonde

  Board Chair – Foretia Foundation Cameroon

  Brief Introductions

09:00 – 09:30              Speed Networking

09:45 – 10:30              Opening Keynote – Transformational Leadership

  United States Embassy – Cameroon

10:30 – 10:45              Coffee Break

10:45 – 11:45              Building a Democratic Society with the Rule of Law

 Interactive conversation with Emerging Leaders on why respecting the rule of law is essential for the economic prosperity of every country

 Moderator: Dr. William H. Arrey

11:45 – 13:00              Networking Lunch

13:00 – 14:00              Making Change for Public Good: How to influence public policies? Examples from the agricultural sector

14:00 – 14:30              Coffee Break

14:30 – 15:30              Public Policy Analysis (technical session)

15:30 – 16:30              Critical Thinking (technical session)

16:30 – 17:00              Selection of groups and discussion on expected group project / activity:

17:00 – 19:00              Personal Time

19:00 – 19:30              Buses depart to JC Prestige Restaurant – Bastos

19:30 – 20:30              Dinner at JC Prestige

20:15 – 21:00              Evening Keynote #2

  Motivational Speaker on “Your Role in the World”

  Light music and entertainment

21:00 – 21:30              Networking

21:30 – 22:00              Buses depart for SINAHA Hotel

07:00 – 08:30              Continental Breakfast

08:30                           Buses depart for Conference Hall, Muna Foundation

  724 Rue de Narvick, Yaounde

09:00 – 09:10              Welcome Remarks

09:10 – 10:00              Keynote #3

10:00 – 11:00              Becoming a Transformational Leader – What Skill Sets?

 Branch Manager for Standard Chartered Bank

 Prof Godfrey B. Tangwa

 Emeritus Professor – University of Yaounde I

11:00 – 11:30              Coffee Break

11:30 – 12:45              Youth Engagement in Public Service: A conversation with public leaders on improving civic engagement

 Dr. Felicitas Atabong-Mokom

 Dean – Catholic University Institute Buea

12:45 – 14:00              Lunch

14:00 – 15:00              On Governance and Human Rights – A Conversation

 Moderator: Arnaud Sembe Yombo

15:00 – 16:15              Interactive Discussion on – “Leaders and Nation Building”

 Dr. Willibroad Dze-Ngwa

                                    Associate Professor of Political History – UY1

16:15 – 17:00              Individual Group Sessions

All four groups finalize plans for their project/activity. Foundation staff available to provide guidance

17:00 – 19:30              Personal Time

19:30 – 21:00              Dinner at Foundation

  Conversation with Foundation Leaders on the work of the Foundation

21:00                           Buses depart to SINAHA Hotel

07:30 – 09:00              Continental Breakfast

09:00 – 10:00              Group Team presentations on Activity Plan (5 minutes each)

10:15 – 11:00                Communicating at Leaders

  Thierry Eba

  President of SNJC Center Region

11:00 – 11:15              Coffee Break

11:15 – 12:30              Technical Session

12:30 – 14:00              Lunch

Closing Keynote – Building High Performing Teams: Our Approach to Leadership Excellence

14:00 – 14:30              Debrief and program feedback from Emerging Leaders

14:30                           End of program and departure

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September 3, 2019     One-Day event at Foundation marking 6-month follow up with Emerging Leaders

Program Benefits and Expectations

Emerging Leaders will participate in a 3-day leadership and policy immersion in Yaounde. All expenses will be covered by the Foundation

Each group of 5 Emerging Leaders will receive 500,000 FCFA to implement a chosen activity aimed at promoting good leadership, democracy, the rule of law and good governance in the country.

Emerging Leaders will become affiliated with the Governance & Democracy Initiative (GDI) of the Nkafu Policy Institute for a period of one (1) year.

As GDI Affiliates they will participate in training seminars organized by Nkafu and publish short articles on a quarterly basis

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