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Mr. FONKWE Joseph FONGANG, appointed Secretary General of the Ministry of Justice by Decree No. 2017/270 of 7 June 2017 of the President of the Republic, Chairman of the Higher Judicial Council, presided over a contact meeting on Thursday 20th July 2017 in the Conference Hall of the said Ministerial Department. He was flanked by the Inspector General of Judicial Services and Technical Adviser No. I.

From the 31st of May to the 1st of June, at the Ministry of Justice, held the validation workshop of the Report of the Ministry of Justice on the State of Human Rights in Cameroon in 2016. The event which lasted two days was organised by the Department of Human Rights and International Co-operation and the opening and closing ceremonies was chaired by the Secretary General of the Ministry of Justice, Justice George GWANMESIA NYONGKAHA. He was personally representing the Minister of State, Minister of Justice, Keeper of the Seals, Laurent ESSO.

The Minister of State, Minister of Justice, Keeper of the Seals, Laurent ESSO on Tuesday 2 May 2017 has presided over the first gathering of the Working Groups in charge of conducting capacity building sessions and the two joint commissions MINJUSTICE/MINESUP/MINFOPRA. He had put them in place two weeks ago. He was accompanied in this task by the Minister of Higher Education, Jacques FAME NDONGO and the Minister of Public Service and Administrative Reform, ANGUING Ange Michel.

The 32nd edition of the Women’s day was celebrated this year on the theme, "Women in a changing world of work: Planet 50-50 by 2030".

The Minister of State, Minister of Justice, Keeper of the Seals, Laurent ESSO has granted a press conference last Thursday 30th march 2017 to the media.

The recent social unrest that has happened in the Nord-West and South-West regions of Cameroon these past weeks, has been marked by the strike actions and demands of amelioration by some teachers and lawyers of the Anglophone speaking zones.

It is now a tradition for the Minister of State, Minister of Justice, Keeper of the Seals, Laurent Esso to organise on every 8th march a reception at his private residence at Mvan to commemorate the Women’s Day.