CDN's Global Footprint

Southern Cameroonians form the membership base of the CDN. In collaboration with our friends from the International Community, we are building a global team to work for sustainable peace in the Southern Cameroons.


CDN Memberhip Types

The CDN give you or your organization an opportunity to be part of the solution
Professionals, opinion leaders including the clergy primarily in Cameroon and abroad, committed to the mission of CDN. They include individuals from various professional fields such as education, law, banking, democracy, finance, businessmen and women, physicians, nurses, policy experts, engineers, accountants, etc. If interested in joining the Coalition and supporting its work please complete the short application using the link below. Membership decisions are at the sole discretion of the Steering Committee. Once application is approved, members support the daily operations of the Coalition with an annual minimum contribution of $1,000 ($250 for those in low and middle income countries).

After his appointment as the first Premier of The Southern Cameroons May 1958, Dr E.M.L Endeley, O.B.E. tours the territory to explain the new Ministerial system of government. Here he is seen (sitting, third from right) with a Native Authority Council in Bamenda.

Students from The Southern Cameroons in the University of Ibadan in 1958/59.

Front Row: Unknown, Helen F. Awasum, Unknown, Denis Balogun, Boniface Vega, Dorothy Ikomi, Victor Effimba, Gladys Martin, Victor Anomah Ngu

Middle Row: Anthony Maimo, Boniface Nasah,  Lena Elango,  Unknown, Toleng, Arnold Yongbang,  Unknown,  Nzo Ekangaki, Unknown

Back Row: Unknown, Albert Mukong, Thomas Nchinda, Unknown, Lawrence Biaka, Gregory Epanty, Unknown, Daniel Lantum


Our Commitment to Diversity

Coalition members represent vast geographic and thematic interests, including human rights, international law, humanitarian assistance, democracy assistance, health, education, political science, conflict management/negotiation and a host of others thematic areas. CDN members are all committed to conflict resolution, justice and sustainable peace and reconstruction of the affected areas. Coalition membership is at the sole discretion of the Steering Committee.
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Groups supported by the CDN in the community


Bringing Stakeholders Together

Members of the CDN are focused on the following objectives:

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Fraction of Frontline Groups engaged by the CDN towards strategic convergence

Meeting between the Government of The Southern Cameroons and the Queen of England during the Queen's inaugural visit to Nigeria between January 28 and February 16, 1956.

Front Row: Endeley, Robertson, Queen Elizabeth, Gibbons, Muna

Back row: Patterson, Kangsen, Ajebe Sone

Strategic Formation

Building an Organization for the Future

The Coalition for Dialogue and Negotiations comprises the following entities:

Putting our Brains behind the Tough Issues

The Coalition for Dialogue and Negotiations has put together seven (7) key Working Groups as part of its Secretariat. The Working Groups are made up of technical experts around the world who help shape strategy and engagement. If interested in joining a Working Group kindly request to join a group.

Mediation and Peacebuilding

Bringing both parties to the negotiation table

Economic Reconstruction

Robust effort to rebuild the destroyed economy

Public Security

Engaging community actors for durable peace


Proper management of public resources.

Humanitarian Relief

Collaborating to ensure emergency relief


Work to ensure justice and equity


Working to get children back to school.

Mediation and Peacebuilding

Bringing both parties to the negotiation table